Head of Operations & Finance
Rory joined Stewart Group in June 2015 as Financial Controller, where he looks after the Group’s financial and management accounts, revenue, expenses, budget and payroll. In April 2016, Rory expanded his role to include Operations Manager ensuring systems are in place for streamlining all internal processes, so that our clients are getting the best possible service.
Rory brings to this role a strong background in financial management, including a Bachelor of Business Studies and a Masters Degree in Strategic Management and Planning from the University College Dublin. Upon completing his studies, Rory spent 18 months in London working as a financial accountant for an Investment Manager.
Upon his return to Dublin, he took up a role as Fund Accountant progressing to Senior Fund Accounting Managerial roles over a 10 year period in the industry. During his time as Fund Accountant Rory began studying for professional accountancy exams. He completed the exams in 2006 and is now a Fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) who have a strategic global alliance with Chartered Accountants Australia & New Zealand
Rory emigrated to New Zealand in February 2015 with his family, wife Michelle and children Liam and Isabelle. Outside of work he enjoys rugby and reading.