Meet the team

Stuart Harries

Stuart is one of Arad’s founding directors. Stuart has research and consultancy experience that spans over two decades. He is an economics graduate and his main research interests lie in education, skills and workforce development. Stuart has a proven track record in leading research and evaluation studies for clients ranging from charity organisations to local and national governments across Wales, England and Northern Ireland. Stuart is an excellent communicator in both Welsh and English and an experienced facilitator of conferences, seminars and focus groups.

Recently, Stuart has been leading the evaluation of the Childcare Offer in Wales and has evaluated employability programmes such as the Employability Skills Programme and the Healthy Working Wales Out of Work Service for Welsh Government. He has managed research and evaluation in the education sector, such as an evaluation of STEM Cymru 2 for Engineering Education Scheme Wales.