Stuart has 21 years of experience teaching, 15 of which have been in leadership in schools.
He has previously been Principal of Bedford Free School and Headteacher of a school in Cambridgeshire. Prior to that his experience was in four London schools. Stuart is a qualified maths teacher.
Stuart regularly presents at national conferences, particularly on the philosophy of education and on educational research.
He has advised the Department for Education on a few groups, including the group that developed the Early Career Framework for recently qualified teachers, the group that wrote the Headteacher Standards in 2019, and the group that looked at the role of National Leaders of Education in 2019.
Stuart has three young children.