Stewart re-joined Cefas in 2016 and oversees business development for the Middle East region. Based at Lowestoft, he has a broad marine science background with 15 years’ experience in technical, analytical and commercial roles for public and private sector organisations. Prior to joining Cefas Stewart worked at a marine survey company as a project manager responsible for building and maintaining customer relationships, while managing multidisciplinary projects from initial enquiry through to final invoice. Prior to this he worked at Cefas as an environmental scientist on various marine monitoring projects, and began his career as a chemist in the offshore oil & gas industry. He has a bachelor’s degree in chemistry and a master’s degree in marine environmental science.