Areas of expertise

  • Business transformation
  • Restructuring and turnaround
  • Integration
  • Growth strategy
  • M&A transaction support


  • MBA,
  • BS, engineering, 
  • Diploma Database Design and Development,
  • Diploma Systems Analysis and Design,

With over 20 years of experience in entrepreneurship, management, business planning, financial analysis, software engineering, operations, and decision analysis, Stuart has the breadth and depth of experience needed to quickly understand entrepreneurs’ businesses and craft the most suitable solutions.

Schapel Consulting comes up with results that are actually implementable. That is their strength compared to other consulting companies.

Before founding Schapel Consulting in early 2001, Stuart started two Internet companies in Darwin. Previously, Stuart held various management positions in Darwin and Queensland, focusing on new business development and risk management. He has also worked as a senior financial risk management consultant to the financial services industry; software engineer; advertising sales manager; general manager of an advertising and graphic design agency.