After receiving his PhD in 1995, Stuart worked briefly
as a research scientist at HortResearch in the field of protein biochemistry.
Fisher and Paykel Healthcare provided an opportunity to develop skills in
applied research within a commercial environment and eventually the chance to lead
a clinical research team and managing a global, medical device trial portfolio.
In 2004 he was made General Manager of the Centre for
Clinical Research and effective practice (CCRep), an independent research trust
established to grow research capability at Middlemore Hospital in South
Auckland. Becoming NZ’s leading DHB-based research centre, CCRep then led the
establishment of the Middlemore Tumour Tissue Bank in 2010, a facility which is
now governed by the University of Auckland.
Currently, Medical and Clinical Manager at Roche NZ,
Stuart manages the Clinical Operations team while also maintaining oversight
and medical responsibility for the Roche cancer immunotherapy products and