Stuart Hood

Chief Financial Officer

Stuart is the CFO of Nexant Energy & Chemicals Advisory business. He is a commercial Chartered Accountant with many years working at senior levels in a range of successful companies. Following training in London for a top ten firm and focusing on SME clients he went on to gain strong corporate experience working for organisations including Thomson Reuters and Morgan Stanley. His sector expertise includes Professional Services, Tech and Fintech, Education, and Financial Services. 

Working for owner managed businesses and clients with VC backing, as well as bluechip clients, he developed expertise in a range of skills including working in both strategic and operational roles. Having run successful finance teams he has strong experience of cash flow management, strategic planning and management reporting, and profit maximisation. Further, his work has given him great experience developing internal control environments and managing clients as they scale and prepare themselves for sale or look to grow via acquisition.

Stuart gained his degree from Cardiff University before training at RSM in London.  He is married with three daughters.