Private: Stuart Dean

Stuart L.Dean
Stuart Dean
Senior Advisor | ASEAN Advisory

Prominent MNC business leader in ASEAN

Stuart, popularly known as Stu, has extensive experience in multinational operations in Asia-Pacific and globally including strategies for entering new markets and partnering with Governments.

He has helmed General Electric in various leadership roles throughout ASEAN since early 90s, and is deeply familiar with government relations and business culture in this region.

Stu is a prominent corporate leader in the region and even appeared as a guest interviewer on The Apprentice Asia. He is a frequent speaker at business events including contributions to World Economic Forum.

Stu is also an active volunteer in humanitarian efforts around the region.

Position Directorships

  • Former Chief Executive Officer, ASEAN –  GE Global Growth and Operations
  • Independent Non-Executive Director – AirAsia Berhad
  • Board Member –  Malaysian Investment Development Authority
  • Board Member – Orbis International Singapore
  • President – GE Indonesia
  • President – GE Capital, Southeast Asia
  • Business Development Manager – GE International
  • Service Operations General Manager, Services Marketing General Manager, various product, sales and marketing roles – General Electric
  • US Government
  • Executive in Residence – IMD Business School

Acknowledgements, Industry roles & Membership 

  • Governor – Malaysian American Chamber of Commerce
  • Chairman – Vietnam-US Committee of US-ASEAN Business Council
  • Board Member – Malaysian–American Commission on Educational Exchange, US-Indonesia Society
  • Board of Advisors – Duke University and Harvard Business School
  • Board of Advisors & community volunteer – Global GE Volunteer Foundation
  • Board – Asia Pacific Board for Junior Achievement
  • Corinne Johnson Leadership Award
  • Habitat for Humanity recognition – led house-building projects after tsunami
  • MBA – Harvard University
  • BA (magna cum laude) in Economics & Political Science – Duke University
  • Phi Beta Kappa Society
  • English
Qualifications
  • MBA – Harvard University
  • BA (magna cum laude) in Economics & Political Science – Duke University
  • Phi Beta Kappa Society
Languages
  • English