Stuart Bennett

Stuart qualified as a doctor from St. Bartholomew’s Hospital Medical School, London, and spent the first 10 years of his career as a Royal Navy Surgeon. He completed multiple patrols as a nuclear submariner and subsequently earned his green beret, prior to deploying in the field as a special forces operator.

Over the past 20 years, Stuart has lived and worked in Europe, USA, South East Asia, South Asia, Sub Saharan Africa, and the Middle East, with varied experience, including building businesses from the ground up, to managing multiple site operations with > 2,000 employees. 

Following 3 years as a sell-side Equity Research Analyst at Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Stuart moved to the buy-side, where he has transacted on > US$1.5Bn of venture capital and private equity healthcare deals, across multiple sectors including hospitals, diagnostic services, primary care, digital health, and health tech.

Dedicated to improving healthcare delivery globally, Stuart has spent the majority of the past decade on the ground in emerging markets, investing in and then scaling healthcare companies that are primarily targeting low to middle-income patients, with a focus on quality, access, affordability. 

In addition to his medical degree, Stuart holds a bachelor’s degree in medical sciences with his major in psychology, and completed his MBA with a concentration in Finance at London Business School and Columbia GSB, achieving Dean’s List Honors.