Stuart was co-opted as a trustee in December 2019. His background is in banking, specialising in risk, compliance and governance. Based in South Wales, Stuart has a passion for the outdoors, walking and conservation. He is the hon treasurer and a trustee for the South and West Wales Wildlife Trust, helping the board to fulfil its financial oversight obligations. Stuart also volunteers as the risk, data protection and environment executive officer for the Long Distance Walkers’ Association. He will strengthen the Open Spaces Society board with his experience of charity governance, knowledge of issues facing Wales, and enthusiasm to protect open spaces for the public.