Stewart is the Chairman of Hadley Group, an international engineering company with manufacturing plants in the UK, Europe, Middle East, Far East, USA and licensees throughout the world.


He is a Pro-Chancellor of the University of Wolverhampton and is President of Bromsgrove School in Worcestershire.


In 2008 Stewart was awarded CBE for services to industry in the West Midlands.


  • Appointed as Business in the Community’s Regional Ambassador for West Midlands by HRH The Prince of Wales 2007
  • High Sheriff of the West Midlands 2012


Previous positions include; Chair Black Country Local Enterprise Partnership,  Patron The Prince’s Trust, Chair of Governors at Bromsgrove School, Chair of Governors Sandwell Academy and Chair of Governors The Ace Academy & Sixth Form Centre, Tipton. Chair of Business in the Community, WM Region and Governor Universities of Wolverhampton and Aston.


Appointed in 2013