Stuart Fletcher

Advisory Board Member, Wellcome Trust Centre for Human Genetics at Oxford University; Trustee, Pancreatic Cancer UK and Trustee, United World Schools


Stuart Fletcher was, until April 2016, Chief Executive Officer of Bupa, a role he held since March 2012.

Bupa is a leading global health and care company with 84,000 employees around the world, principally in the UK, Australia, Spain, Poland, New Zealand and Chile, as well as Saudi Arabia, Hong Kong, India, Thailand and the USA, and has 32m customers in 190 countries. With no shareholders, it reinvests profits to provide more and better healthcare and fulfil its purpose: longer, healthier, happier lives.

Before joining Bupa, Stuart spent 26 years in leadership positions with Diageo Plc. He was President of Diageo International between 2004-2011, having been President of Key Markets from 2000-2004. Stuart held a number of other senior general management and finance positions with Diageo including roles based in Japan, USA and Hong Kong. He previously held various financial roles with Procter & Gamble in the UK.

Stuart is a member of the Advisory Board of the Wellcome Trust Centre for Human Genetics at Oxford University and a member of the Trustee Boards of two charities, Pancreatic Cancer UK and United World Schools. He is a Fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (FCCA) and a Member of the Chartered Management Institute (MCMI).

Stuart has been married to Trish for 37 years, has a large extended family and loves music, hiking, skiing, cooking and wine.

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