Stuart grew up in many locations in Australia and completed senior schooling in Ipswich, QLD before completing an apprenticeship as a Plumber Drainer Gasfitter.
After working as a plumber for some years, Stuart started work in the family furniture removal business, Whybirds Removals, before working as a Transport Industry Trainer from 2000 to 2005. Stuart completed his auditor training in 2001 and became an endorsed TruckSafe auditor in 2003.
Stuart has been involved in system implementation to prepare companies for accreditation in the TruckSafe, NHVAS and WA schemes and, more recently, the chain of responsibility.
Stuart is currently developing an electronic system to help customers manage the records required for compliance.