Stewart is an experienced housing professional, and is currently a freelance housing consultant specialising in strategic advice and support. He has a particular interest and expertise in strategy and innovation, and uses extensive connections and networks gained over a number of years nationally and internationally. He is currently Chairman of the Trustees of the Belgrade Theatre, Coventry, and a Trustee of the National Energy Foundation.
He has also previously held a number of non-executive roles in Coventry and the surrounding region, including Chairman of the steering committee of the Housing Quality Network and Governor of Coventry University. Stewart is also a board member of Extra Care Charitable Trust, Heart of England Community Foundation and Common Purpose Coventry