Stuart Thornton

Senior Associate – CROaaS Practice

Stuart has a strong track record in startup business building, team building, startup operating, sales success including strategic sales engagement, building commercial sales teams, go to market commercial strategies and brings more than 25 years of experience to the team.

He has held senior global and regional roles with companies such as Verizon, Vodafone Global Enterprise and Worldpay. Stuart also has considerable success in the startup space having built, grown, geographically expanded and exited his own startup in the fintech space – hoolah – Asis’s first BNPL company. He also has nearly 10 years of startup mentoring and advisory experience. He has extensive international experience having lived in the UK, Netherlands, Ireland, Australia and Singapore – the latter for over 14 years as well as operating across markets in the US, Europe and Asia Pacific.

Stuart is passionate about the startup space. He loves sharing his experiences to help other founders and teams to scale their businesses. He sits on 5 advisor startup boards that straddle ecommerce and fintech.
He studied business in the UK, holds both UK and Australian citizenship and most recently was appointed as an Ambassador for the Singapore Fintech Festival