Stuart, our President, is a founding partner of TPM and Terra Housing and has worked in social housing and community development for over 35 years. Stuart has been a leader in Canada’s co-operative housing movement since 1979. Among his firsts, Stuart was the first British Columbia regional director on the Co-operative Housing Federation of Canada board and its first elected treasurer. He was a founding trustee of the Federal Co-operative Housing Stabilization Fund, where he served as both president and chair of the portfolio management committee and was appointed to the first board of the Agency for Co-operative Housing.
Stuart has extensive post-graduate training in research design and data analysis, and has held several contract positions as a program evaluation research director. He completed his Mortgage Brokers course and in 1999, Stuart also completed the International Housing Finance Program at the Wharton Business School, University of Pennsylvania. Stuart is a member of the Canadian Association of Business Economists and the International Union for Housing Finance.
Internationally, Stuart has worked with Rooftops Canada Foundation and the Canadian Co-operative Association on consulting assignments in Zimbabwe and the Philippines, and has served as a consultant to community organizations and government departments in South Africa, Australia and India.
In 2013, Stuart was named an Honorary Lifetime Associate by CHF Canada.