John Stuttard

Sir John Stuttard

Stuttard (waving from Lord Mayor's Coach) during the 2006 Lord Mayor's Show
679th Lord Mayor of London
In office
Metropolitan Mayor Ken Livingstone
Preceded by Sir David Brewer
Succeeded by Sir David Lewis
Personal details
Nationality  United Kingdom
Spouse(s) Lesley

Sir John Boothman Stuttard JP FCA (born 6 February 1945) is an English chartered accountant who was Lord Mayor of the City of London in 2006-07.

Early life

Stuttard was born at Burnley, Lancashire,[1] and educated at Shrewsbury School before going up to Churchill College, Cambridge (MA).


Stuttard 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 to the firm since then (including being Deputy Chairman of the Advisory Board). From 1981, he spent two years on secondment to HM 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 PWC executive chairman.

In 2005 he was elected as Aldermanic Sheriff and in 2006 as Lord Mayor of London.

Sir John's charitable, business activities and public appointments have included:

Honours and Awards



Civic offices
Preceded by
Sir David Brewer

Lord Mayor of London

Succeeded by
Sir David Lewis
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