Stuart is a practising Scottish Golf Course Architect and Landscape Architect residing in Glasgow in the West of Scotland. He has an MA (hons) in Landscape Architecture from Edinburgh College of Art and also gained the Post Graduate Diploma in Golf Course Architecture through the European Institute of Golf Course Architects, which he passed with Distinction as well as being awarded the Toro sponsored Student Golf Architect Design Award for 2009.
He has a wealth of professional practice experience and has worked in full time employment as a Landscape Architect for two of Scotlands leading multi-disciplinary practices, URS and Keppie Design. Stuart has been developing his Rennie Design portfolio after returning from Australia where he worked for Thomson Perrett Golf Course Architects on projects throughout Australia and China; he continues to assist the Thomson Perrett & Lobb London office on a consultancy basis.
Project experience has seen Stuart work on a wide variety of projects such as, large-scale environmental impact assessments projects, public realm, masterplanning and landscape and visual assessment. In recent years he compiled a "Landscape and Environmental Appraisal" for the British Open venue Carnoustie Golf Links. Stuart has a strong interest in the relationship between golf and the environment and is a sustainability support advisor for golf's leading eco-label, the Golf Environmental Organisation.
Although now living and working out of Glasgow, Stuart retains his long-term membership at Royal Dornoch where he maintains a single figure handicap.