Stuart Anderson has held CEO roles in a wide range of industry sectors including personal care products, direct marketing / mail order, hardware / housewares and most recently in the food industry. CEO roles have included Wilkinson Sword International, Del Monte Fresh products and Geest Europe. Stuart was a founding partner in 1999 of the €130m Pan European Food Fund investing in European food businesses. Stuart originally qualified as a solicitor with Freshfields before pursuing a career in the commercial world. He has held a number of positions as chairman/non-executive director of companies across Europe including his current position as a non-executive director of a publicly quoted French company.