Stuart joined LOPC as Centre Manager in July 2017. Having spent the past 20 years in Retail, as a Manager for Sainsbury’s, Compass Group, BP & Phones 4U and 2 years as an Editor for a publishing company, he is finally following his passion to work in the Outdoor Activity environment.
From an Early age, involved in Scouting, Stuart attained his Queen Scout Award and pursued his adventurous spirit completing a 6 week expedition to the Rocky Mountains in Canada with the British Exploring Society, with whom he now hold Life Membership. Stuart has led 3 successful 3 Peaks Challenges, has travelled solo around the World, climbed Kilimanjaro (photo from above the clouds on Kilimanjaro) & completed the UK Coast to Coast cycle event twice.
Married to Nicola and having 4 children, when he’s not at work or being a dad-taxi, Stuart’s other main hobbies include Karate, Kayaking & Cycling. With his family, Stuart is a regular participating in different activities at the LOPC even on his days off.