Stewart Cook

Civil Engineer & Army Officer

Stewart studied Civil Engineering at Southampton University before joining the British Army. Following officer training at Sandhurst, he was commissioned into the Royal Engineers and served in the Queen’s Gurkha Engineers seeing tours in Hong Kong, Nepal, Canada and Bosnia.


MBA & eBusiness Strategy Consultant

On leaving the Forces, he undertook an MBA at City University Business School (now Cass Business School), specialising in International Business Strategy, before embarking on a career in eBusiness Strategy Consulting for clients that included NatWest Bank and Red Snapper Ltd. In London, and Reuters in New York.

The move to France

The move to France in 2002 was due to be a year-long sabbatical – to renovate an old farmhouse – before returning to the City, but the quality of life in France has been all too alluring and the subsequent decision to stay was an easy one!

In my element!

Whilst Classic French Homes fills a very obvious gap in the market for a quality estate agency in the Dordogne, we established the business for entirely selfish reasons – it pays me to pursue my greatest interests in life – photography; property & architecture; meeting people; and doing business on the internet.

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