Stuart Tootal, former Commander, 3PARA, led the first UK battle group into southern Afghanistan in 2006, before spending a decade in several global leadership positions at Barclays. He has worked with over fifty FTSE250 companies on the theme of leadership in adversity and is the bestselling author of Danger Close – Leading 3PARA in Afghanistan.
He is now a founding partner in Matero Consulting. Set up in 2019, Matero fuses military decision making with commercial acumen to drive clients’ change agendas.
In this podcast Stuart shares his lessons from the frontline, the day to day learnings and insights on what it takes to lead through a crisis, to stay resilient, and deliver impact. Stuart also shares insights on how to stay true to your moral compass in the toughest of times.