Stuart Kennedy
Training Officer

Stuart believes that young adults are powerful innovators & change agents. Throughout his career, he has empowered young adults to enable them to challenge old ideas and practices so that they may change not only their own futures but also that of their families and the wider community.

Stuart joined Agripreneurship Alliance team in the summer of 2018 in a facilitation & advisory role. Stuart lives in Belfast and currently works as a Senior Youth Worker for the Educational Authority Northern Ireland. He has a broad and varied experience of international work, having worked as a trainer & advisor for Charitable, Voluntary and Statutory organisations in Ghana, London, Denmark and Finland.

Stuart has delivered training in University settings, he has been a practice teacher, has evaluated and developed learning materials for the University of Ulster. 

Stuart is also an international runner and has won 2 European Championship Bronze cross country medals for Ireland in 2015 & 2017. He is also in the top 40 runners in the World that has the biggest gap in years between their first sub 3 hour marathon to their most recent sub 3 hour marathon. Stuart is the official coach for the Belfast City Marathon.