Stuart Banham is Cascade Asia’s lead for commercial due diligence. He has led over 25 commercial due diligence projects up to US$3 billion in size.
A former principal of PricewaterhouseCoopers’ Strategy and commercial due diligence team, he has worked “on the ground” in over 20 countries, in both developing and Western markets. Stuart also has broad deal and strategy experience having conducted numerous acquisition target searches, growth strategy development projects, acted as corporate advisor to sell businesses and previously also managed a corporate development team for a US$4 billion business. He has operated in FMCG, mining services, manufacturing, logistics, media, utility services and financial services industries for clients such as Apollo Global Management, Rabobank, The Coca-Cola Company, EBRD, Tata Group and Kraft Foods.
Stuart earned a bachelor of engineering (chemical) from the University of New South Wales in Australia and an MBA from the Bath Business School in the UK. He remains a Chartered Engineer.