Stuart Trought is President of the States of Alderney.
Stuart Trought spent over thirty years in the shipping and oil industry, working for both national and international companies. Much of that time was spent in foreign jurisdictions, including the Middle East and east Africa.
Since retiring from the oil and shipping sector in 2000 he has been a director and chairman of several companies, most recently of Alderney Renewable Energy, a company devoted to developing sustainable marine energy in the Channel Islands.
In 2011 he entered politics and is currently serving his second term as President of the States of Alderney. He has been involved in several new financial initiatives within the Crown Dependencies.