TRAINERS & CONSULTANTS

Stewart Germann

Stewart Germann is a Certified Franchise Executive (CFE), accredited by the International Franchise Association (IFA), with over 40 years’ experience in franchising, licensing and business law and acts.

Included in the International Who’s Who of Franchise Lawyers 2020, Stewart is the current President of New Zealand Society of Notaries, and also the World President of the Common Law Association of Notaries (CLAN). He was also on the Board of the Supplier Forum of the International Franchise Association (IFA).

Stewart wrote the original Franchising Code of Practice, and he subsequently became Chairman of the Franchise Association of New Zealand (FANZ).

Stewart is the founder of SGL, New Zealand’s longest established specialist franchising law firm in New Zealand with clients in New Zealand, Australia, USA and the UK.

Stewart is an eloquent speaker in major franchise conferences in New Zealand, Australia, Italy, South Korea and USA, and has written many important articles on franchising which have been published in worldwide franchise publications including the International Journal of Franchising Law.