Stuart Dearden is the Entrepreneur Development Manager for Edinburgh that supports 80 businesses. The bank delivers support to entrepreneurs and high growth, ambitious businesses, whilst instilling cultural change through innovation within the organisation. Stuart does this by working collaboratively with key partners in the Scottish eco-system and from within the Royal Bank of Scotland to create opportunities for entrepreneurs to grow and scale.
Stuarts passion for entrepreneurship is known by the businesses he has supported. His personal drive is to make sure businesses are aware of the support and networks that will help grow their business. Also to ensure an entrepreneurial culture is proactively encouraged across the networks he works in.