Stewart has been the CEO of Stewardship since August 2018.
He is also a director of the holding company of Kingdom Bank in the UK, a trustee of the microfinance charity Opportunity International and a council member of the Evangelical Alliance.
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. This scheme is now benefiting 10m people in 27 countries.
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; they have five adult children, two grandchildren and a rescue cat with three legs. They worship at a small rural church in Essex - St Mary’s Sheering.