BDA appoints Stuart Roberts as director of communications
Seasoned communications professional Stuart Roberts has joined the Bermuda Business Development Agency as the organisation’s director of communications and PR.
Mr Roberts joins the BDA from the Bermuda Monetary Authority, where he most recently served as assistant director, communications.
During a 10-year stay at the BMA, he also served as communications manager and as senior communications officer.
Previously, he spent more than four years in communications roles at Butterfield Group, first as a senior communications specialist and then as Bermuda communications manager.
Mr Roberts was a reporter at The Royal Gazette from 2004 until 2006.
Roland Andy Burrows, chief executive officer of the BDA said: “We are pleased to welcome Stuart Roberts to the BDA. Stuart has worked in Bermuda for over 17 years, the last 10 of which have been at Bermuda’s integrated financial services regulator, the Bermuda Monetary Authority.
“For the last decade, Stuart has supported the BMA’s supervisory departments, assisting them to communicate about their unique brand of regulation and supervision of Bermuda’s globally-important financial services sector, especially insurance/reinsurance.”
“Not only does Stuart bring valuable experience communicating about Bermuda’s best-in-class financial services regulatory environment but he has also worked in the marketing and communications department of Butterfield Bank, and is a former journalist, having worked at The Royal Gazette.”
Prior to returning home to Bermuda, Stuart received two degrees from the University of St Andrews in Scotland, UK. He holds a Master of Letters degree in creative writing and a Master of Arts degree in English/geography.
Mr Roberts also attended Warwick Academy.
At the BDA, he succeeds Nicky Stevens, who has joined Butterfield Group as vice-president, group strategic marketing and external communications.