He has played an instrumental role helping companies of all sizes rejuvenate their operations and maximize corporate value. Stuart is comfortable on both sides of a transaction with extensive experience representing secured lenders/creditors, unsecured creditors, debtors, and regulators regarding businesses in financial distress. His specialization includes:

  • business viability assessment
  • turnaround financing and management
  • operational restructuring
  • receiverships and bankruptcy proceedings
  • mergers and acquisitions of troubled companies

Stuart has an in-depth understanding of the Canadian legal process which makes him highly skilled at providing litigation support through valuation and insolvency analyses, damage calculations, and forensic investigations.

Of interest...

  • He has been the President of the Toronto Chapter of the Turnaround Management Association (TMA) and has served on its international board
  • He served on the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Ontario Appeal Committee
  • Stuart is a member of the Insolvency Institute of Canada which draws members from the most senior and experienced professionals representing the insolvency community in Canada


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Education & qualifications

  • Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA), Institute of Chartered Accountants of Ontario (2012)
  • Licensed Insolvency Trustee (LIT)
  • Chartered Insolvency and Restructuring Professional (CIRP), (1979)
  • Chartered Accountant (CA), Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants (1977)
  • Honours Bachelor of Business Administration, York University (1975)