Stuart graduated from the University of Melbourne in 1999 with first class honors. After graduation he worked in a mixed, primarily dairy (65%), practice in West Gippsland for two years. Stuart started working at Monash in 2002. Stuart undertakes all facets of Veterinary Medicine, with a special interest in Small Animal Reproduction. In 2005 Stuart learnt to perform transcervical inseminations (TCI) in dogs and has been instrumental in its development within Australia.
Stuart has provided many lectures for both Vets and lay people. In 2010 Stuart lectured at the Pan-Pacific conference in Brisbane on Breeding Management and Artificial Insemination in bitches. Since 2010 Stuart has lectured at Charles Sturt University Wagga Wagga on Advanced Small Animal Theriogenology. In 2011 Stuart presented two seminars on Small Animal Reproduction for Veterinarians for the Centre for Veterinary Education and in 2012 started running small animal reproduction webinars for ASAP Laboratories (Victoria). Stuart presented at the 2016 ISCFR conference in Paris and in 2019 was a keynote speaker in small animal reproduction at the Society for Theriogenology meeting in Savannah Georgia (USA). Stuart regularly organizes education seminars with Dogs Victoria for breeders.
Stuart is a member of the Australian Veterinary Association, Australian Reproductive Veterinarians, European Veterinary Society of Small Animal Reproduction, and the Society for Theriogenology. Stuart is a current member of the Academic Associates Advisory Board for the University of Melbourne, and is a committee member of the Australian and New Zealand College of Veterinary Scientists Animal Reproduction Chapter.
Stuart became a Member of the Australian and New Zealand Veterinary Association in June 2012 subsequent to examination in Animal Reproduction. In August 2012 Stuart successfully completed his examinations with the American College of Theriogenologists to become a Diplomate.