Focus Areas:
Marketing, Branding & Business

Stu Olden

Formerly of Williams Advanced Engineering, Stu grew their ‘adjacent sector’ business through the alignment and transfer of technology and know-how from the Williams Group’s highly successful performance motorsport and automotive heritage, winning new and high-profile customers across the defence, aerospace and off highway sectors. Prior to WAE, he accumulated a wealth of experience and knowledge in how private and public sector organisation function, both large and small, working in high value engineering, product and consultancy companies, and from within the Ministry of Defence as a specialist British Army engineering officer and soldier. An electronics engineer by background, he has maintained a wide range of complex military platform and weapon systems, and has led a number of military equipment repair and maintenance organisations, including whilst on operations in Northern Ireland, Bosnia and the Gulf. Stu finished his 24-year career within the MoD procurement system, in a range of requirements and project delivery roles, working alongside industry to deliver optimised equipment solutions for the front line user.  

Stu brings nearly 40 years’ experience combining engineering, project, commercial and consulting experience, delivering bottom line benefit across a range of industries and sectors. He now runs his own business supporting technology start-ups and SMEs with their growth and go to market strategies.

Category: Performance