Dr Stuart Kewley
Global Adjunct Fellow
Dr Stuart Kewley is the founder and CEO of the Eurasia Consortium, a globally focused group of companies headquartered in Oxford with offices in Malaysia, China, and business interests in the US, China, Kenya, Brazil, Russia, and Vietnam. With a PhD from Cambridge, Dr Kewley began his career in academia and was a Director of Studies at the University of Oxford as well as a fellow of Kellogg College, Oxford. In 2009, he founded The Eurasia Consortium. The Consortium’s companies’ core competencies lie in the area of strategic innovation, market access strategies, business development (start-ups to scaling); and Continuing Professional Development.
In 2010, Dr Kewley created Eurasia Educational Dynamics Ltd one of the Consortium’s companies tasked with the delivery of its Continual Professional and Leadership Development business. This division is one of the group’s most profitable. In 2012, Dr Kewley opened The Eurasia Consortium Malaysia (TECM) Sdn Bhd, a regional head office for southeast Asia. A year later this division secured a significant contract from the Malaysian government in assisting Malaysian SMEs to globalize their business. Between 2014-2015, the group’s consultancy business expanded supporting its clients in key overseas markets. The Eurasia Consortium is currently assisting Russian clients in the Vietnam, Malaysian, Hong Kong and Brazilian markets, Malaysian clients in the US and Chinese markets, Brazilian clients in the UK, European and Russian markets. As a result, the group’s turnover increased by over 30% year on year. The Eurasia Consortium also took an investment position in two of its clients and in 2015, it was shortlisted for the Queen’s Award in international business.
In 2018, Dr Kewley undertook a strategic reorganization of the group and opened an office in Shanghai as well as undertaking a JV with a Saigon based partner.
He was awarded the HRD Asia 2018 Movers and Shakers award presented to him in Saigon Vietnam. He is also UBIS’ Business Development Director, South East Asia.
Dr Kewley has a BA (Hons) from McMaster University, an MSc from the Queen’s University of Belfast, and an MPhil (partial distinction) and PhD (International Political Economy) from the University of Cambridge.