Stuart Nicolson
Chief Executive Officer – Seniors Living
Stuart joined Folkestone in November 2015. Stuart has over 30 years of experience in senior executive management roles, and over 10 years experience in the senior’s living space, more recently as CEO at Retirement Alliance (formerly Becton). Stuart was instrumental in building the Retirement Alliance business which owned and managed senior living assets of over $700 million. Stuart developed and implemented a business strategy defined by quality construction, extensive facilities and amenities and a culture of high-level customer service to build a business that set industry benchmarks. Stuart formerly held senior positions at Melbourne Business School and Australian Dairy Corporation. Stuart is a past director of the Retirement Living Council and Retirement Villages Association and past director of the Melbourne Fringe Arts Festival.