Stuart Haynes joined Chambers as our Chief Financial Officer in 2019. He has primary responsibility for managing finances and fee collection, effectively and efficiently complying with best practice and maximising opportunities to increase income year on year.
Working closely with the CEO, senior Business Development team and Heads of Chambers, Stuart plays a key leadership role, managing Chambers’ finances and fee collection strategically to support business development, effective cost management and income growth. This includes strategic financial advice and proposals, fee collection improvement, management of financial risks, record keeping, data analysis and financial reporting, as well as acting as a role model and exceptional people leader to build, motivate and engage a highly effective and efficient Finance and Fees team.
Stuart qualified as an Accountant at Capital Radio in 2005, where he had worked for seven years in reporting on Commercial revenue and direct costs. He then moved to Savills as a Regional Business Manager, being promoted over 13 years to the position of Divisional Business Director, leading the Rural, Energy and Projects Division, where he led on financial reporting, project appraisal and mergers/acquisitions.
Stuart is a Fellow Member of both the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants and the Association of Accounting Technicians, as well as a Chartered Global Management Accountant.