Stuart developed extensive experience as a Chartered Accountant working with Price Waterhouse, B.O Smith & Son and Horwarth & Horwarth. He later moved as ‘general
manager’ to an insurance industry finance company, where he established several industry style superannuation funds. In 1994 he rejoined the profession as a partner, joining then M.T. Graham & Co.
Stuart is a graduate of Kuring-gai College of Advanced Education, with a Bachelor of Business Studies degree and with majors in Accounting and Economics.
Ken joined the firm on leaving school in 1968 qualifying as a Chartered Accountant in 1978. Ken spent seven years as a partner in a country practice specialising in primary produce and small business.
On returning to MacBride Hinton & Co in 1987 he became a senior associate, and then a partner on 1st January 2000. Ken advanced to a fellow of The Institute of Chartered Accountants in 1992. He is a registered Company Auditor and Justice of the Peace.