Stuart is Head of Clinical Engineering in Greater Glasgow & Clyde Health Board. There, he is responsible for clinical scientists embedded within the services. He also heads the Medical Devices Unit (<>) which comprises a multidisciplinary team of mechanical, electronic, software engineers and scientists involved in the design, development and evaluation of novel technologies for the NHS. He has been the lead investigator in a broad range of research in areas as diverse as cancer, diabetes and epilepsy.  More recently he established the Glasgow Centre for Ophthalmic Research (<>) to further enhance Glasgow's reputation as a leading centre in the development and investigation of technologies and treatments for eye disease.