Stuart is a leading global expert in financial management for loyalty programs with IFRS and US-GAAP experience in accounting policies. He has held CFO roles in Travel, Fintech, Transport, FMCG and Telecommunications. He was the Managing Director of Virgin’s Elevate loyalty program in North America and Head of Commercial at Virgin Australia’s Velocity Frequent Flyer program. His experience includes the private equity sale of 35% of the loyalty program for $336m. In 2020, he was a contributing author as finance expert to the book “Loyalty Programs: The Complete Guide”. Stuart’s professional qualifications are as a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors, a Certified Board Chair, a Fellow of CPA Australia, has a Masters in Professional Accounting and a Bachelor of Commerce.