Rural Financial Counsellor
Stuart first joined the Rural Financial Counsellor Service in November 2010 to assist farmers with a focus on succession planning.
His qualifications include a Diploma of Agriculture (Tocal), Diploma of Community Services (Financial Counselling), Certificate 1V Training & Assessment and Certificate in Rural Marketing and an Advanced Diploma Agribusiness Management (Ruralbiz).
Stuart’s previous work history includes involvement with the delivery of livestock management programs in the New England region. Prior to becoming a rural financial counsellor, he worked for the Australian Bureau of Agricultural and Resource Economics as a data quality and treatment officer.
Stuart and his wife Ruth live on their family sheep and cattle property north west of Glen Innes. They have two children, one is at University in Sydney and the other is involved with managing the family property.
Stuart’s interests are family, motor cycles, drama and art.