Stuart Watson

Stuart is EY’s Senior Partner for Yorkshire & Humberside leading EY’s teams based in the Leeds and Hull offices.

He also leads EY’s flagship awards programme, Entrepreneur Of The Year in the UK, which celebrates the most inspiring business leaders around the world. More details on this award can be seen at

A senior audit partner, Stuart has more than 30 years’ experience of working with fast growth, private and listed businesses, in particular working with businesses as they go through IPO’s and expand internationally.

He spent ten years in EY’s London office where he led the firm’s mid-market audit team, returning to Leeds in 2007 / 08 to grow the practice. Stuart leads EY Yorkshire’s Corporate Responsibility team working with The Prince’s Trust, is the Yorkshire Region Chairman for Wooden Spoon, a children’s rugby charity and is also a member of the CBI Regional Council.

Contact details:
Tel: 0113 298 2247