Stuart is a Founder and Chief Operating Officer of Draper Esprit plc. Draper Esprit successfully listed on the London AIM market in June 2016.
Prior to co-founding Draper Esprit in 2005 Stuart was a partner of 3i Ventures where he was also a founding partner of their Menlo Park office. Over his 13 years at 3i he was responsible for investments in Neutec Pharma (LSE), Network Technology (LSE), The Cloud, Searchspace and Magic 4. Stuart served as a member of the BVCA Council and Chairman of the Venture Committee and before 3i he was involved in software and systems implementations in the Banking sector.
He is a graduate of Loughborough University and serves as a Board Member of the Loughborough School of Business