Stuart Jackson is Vice Chair of L.E.K. Consulting, where he focuses on advising clients on management trends and governance issues affecting boards of directors and c-suite leadership teams. Stuart previously served for nine years as L.E.K.’s Global Managing Partner, and has also served as Americas Region Head, Chicago office head, and the firm’s Board of Directors.
In his leadership capacity at L.E.K., Stuart has worked with hundreds of clients in industries such as medtech, manufacturing and consumer products. These clients have enjoyed higher growth, increased their profit margins in existing businesses, added scores of new services and products, and completed more than 100 merger and acquisition transactions — all based in part on Stuart’s advice and concepts. Stuart is a past recipient of Consulting Magazine’s Top 25 Consultants award. He is the author of the highly acclaimed book “Where Value Hides: A New Way to Uncover Profitable Growth for Your Business” and dozens of articles published in journals such as the Wall Street Journal, the Journal of Business Strategy and Harvard Business Review.
Prior to joining L.E.K., Stuart was a manufacturing engineer with British Aerospace. He has a degree in engineering from Cambridge University and won a NATO Fellowship to INSEAD, where he received an MBA with distinction. Stuart currently serves on the board of Quarri Technologies.
Undergraduate: Bachelor of Engineering, Cambridge University
Graduate: Master of Arts, Cambridge University - Business Administration, INSEAD