Stuart joined Penta in March 2023 as Head of Origination. Stuart has worked with private equity for over 20 years, most recently as Head of Financial Sponsor Coverage at Stifel, a US Investment bank. His experience is broad having started his career in M&A at KPMG and Ernst and Young and then at HSBC where he was in the Leveraged Finance team. Stuart graduated from Manchester University with an Economics degree and also has an MBA from Leeds. His interests include his family, Rugby, Golf, Cricket and Skiing.