Stuart has been in the automotive business for almost 39 years. In 1977, he managed the family's business, the Australian Battery Company. The company specialized in manufactured, wholesale and retail automotive batteries. The business quickly expanded across Australia until being sold in 1995. In 1991, the family business diversified into Club Assist supporting motoring clubs. Stuart headed up many different departments during the early years and moved to North America for two years to head up the North American expansion in 2001. Stuart was promoted to Group CEO of Club Assist in 2006. In 2017, Stuart and his brother sold their remaining shares in Club Assist to the Australian motoring clubs. As a part of the sale, Stuart took ownership of the European division, Club Logistics Services.