Stuart has been the the General Counsel (UK & Australia) for CGI, a global Canadian B2B IT services and business consulting company, for nearly ten years. Prior to that, he was part of the IT/IP team at Royal Mail Group, after a training contract at Dechert LLP followed by 6 years as a Senior Associate with Freshfields. Before he became a lawyer, Stuart spent 10 years in the music industry as a journalist, label owner and PR manager. He’s passionately focussed on innovation for in-house teams through technology as well as ESG initiatives, diversity in the workplace and effective communication.