Stuart is currently the Director of Kennedy Reid, a mid-sized recruitment business in the Financial Services sector with offices in Sydney CBD and Parramatta.
In his current role, Stuart is responsible for the development and growth of the company.
Stuart has worked in the recruitment industry since 1993 and has focused primarily on Financial Services recruitment, including the Financial Markets and Insurance Markets.
In 1996 Stuart founded Freeman Adams, a Financial Markets specialist recruitment firm. The company quickly developed into one of Australia's premier Financial Markets recruitment businesses and was acquired by publicly listed recruitment group Candle (Clarius Group) in 1999.
In 2002 Stuart launched SMF Recruitment, an Insurance and Banking recruitment firm. The business quickly exceeded growth and profitability expectations and was acquired by publicly listed recruitment group Rubicor Group in 2006.
In 2011 Stuart launched Kennedy Reid. What sets Kennedy Reid apart is its strong focus on candidate advocacy. We pride ourselves on being "The Candidate's Agent", and this approach sees us representing the very best candidates in our chosen markets to a select client base.
Stuart is actively involved in the recruitment industry and is a fellow of the RCSA, the main industry body for the recruitment industry. He has presented at various annual RCSA conferences and, in November 2019, is presenting at the World Recruitment Industry Conference.
Stuart has an undergraduate degree in Education from the University of Technology, Sydney.