John Stuttard

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John Boothman Stuttard
Lord Mayor of London - John Stuttard - Nov 2006.jpg
John Stuttard (waving from coach) during the Lord Mayor's Parade on 11 November 2006
679th Lord Mayor of London
In office
Preceded by David Brewer
Succeeded by David Lewis
Personal details
Nationality English

Sir John Boothman Stuttard (born 6 February 1945) is an English chartered accountant and was the Lord Mayor of the City of London in 2006/2007.

Early life[edit]

Stuttard was born in Burnley, Lancashire[1] and educated at Shrewsbury School and Churchill College, Cambridge.


He joined Cooper Brothers in 1967, qualifying as a chartered accountant in 1970 and becoming a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England & Wales. He was a partner in PricewaterhouseCoopers from 1975 to 2005 and has been an adviser with the firm since then (including being Deputy Chairman of the Advisory Board). From 1981, he spent two years on secondment to the British Cabinet Office advising the Central Policy Review Staff on nationalized industries and their privatisation. From 1983 to 1994 he was chairman of the firm's Scandinavian Group. He spent five years in China from 1994 to 1999 as the company's executive chairman.

In 2005 he served as a Sheriff of the City of London and in 2006 as Lord Mayor of London.

His charitable, business activities and public appointments have included:

Honours and Awards[edit]


Civic offices
Preceded by
David William Brewer
679th Lord Mayor of the City of London
Succeeded by
David Lewis