Stewart is the CEO of Stewardship (August 2018 to date).
Stewart has led a period of growth and renewal in Stewardship with the launch of our Philanthropy Services offerings. Stewardship America and a range of generosity focused partnerships including those with our global partners Trust Bridge Global Foundation and our investment in Kingdom Bank. During Covid-19 Stewart has led our Rapid Response Fund, our Global Rapid Response Campaign and is working with church and national leaders to shape the role of the church and Christian philanthropy in the recovery ahead.
Prior to joining Stewardship, Stewart was Global Insurance Director for VisionFund, the micro finance operation of World Vision, where his focus was on creating innovative solutions to make tens of thousands of poor families in Africa and South East Asia more resilient to sickness, bereavement, crop failure and natural disaster. This work included working on disaster responses to floods, droughts and typhoons and culminated in the launch of the world’s largest non-governmental climate insurance scheme in January 2018.
Stewart is an experienced Chartered Accountant who spent the early part of his career in management consulting, before leading a number of insurance businesses through very significant change.
Stewart is married to Sarah and together they have five adult children and one grandchild. Stewart and Sarah worship at Bishop Stortford Baptist Church.