Stuart Fillingham

Senior Vice President Of Finance at Sophos

Stuart Fillingham has diverse work experience spanning over three decades. Stuart began their career at Arthur Andersen, where they served as Senior Audit Manager for ten years. Following this, they joined Arjo Wiggins Appleton plc as Group Accounting Manager, where they were responsible for external reporting, board reporting, and multi-currency consolidation.

In 2000, Fillingham joined Avis Europe plc as Chief Accountant/Centre Financial Controller. During their tenure, they held various roles, including Group Financial Controller and Group Treasurer, where they oversaw financial planning, public reporting, and audit processes.

In 2005, Fillingham transitioned to Avis Budget Group EMEA, where they held several roles, including EMEA Treasurer and Director of Tax. Stuart was responsible for liquidity management, interest charge management, foreign exchange exposure management, and tax compliance matters.

In 2014, Fillingham joined Sophos as Vice President of Group & Commercial Finance before being promoted to Vice President of Finance in 2016. Stuart further assumed the position of Interim CFO and currently serves as Senior Vice President of Finance. Fillingham's responsibilities at Sophos included financial management, finance leadership, and strategic decision-making.

Additionally, Fillingham is involved in professional organizations and serves as a Council Member at CBI (Confederation of British Industry) since 2020. Overall, Fillingham's work experience reflects their expertise in finance, accounting, treasury, and leadership roles.

Stuart Fillingham has a Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) degree in Accounting and Economics from the University of Kent, which they obtained from 1983 to 1986. Stuart also completed a diploma in ACT (Association of Corporate Treasurers) from 2009 to 2010. Additionally, Stuart attended various short-term programs at IMD in 2011 and INSEAD in 2011. In 2008, they participated in a program at Cranfield School of Management, focusing on Business Administration and Management. No specific degrees were mentioned for Stuart's IMD or INSEAD programs.



  • Senior Vice President Of Finance

    June, 2020 - present

  • Interim CFO

    September, 2019

  • Vice President Of Finance

    July, 2016

  • Vice President Group & Commercial Finance

    March, 2014