Sam Stewart joined The Boston Consulting Group in 2001 in Sydney. He has worked in Australia, Greater China, and the U.K. Today, Sam leads the firm’s Retail Banking segment globally. He also leads two of BCG’s practice areas in Australia and New Zealand: Financial Institutions and Strategy. He is also the firm’s global topic leader for strategic planning, strategy as a service, and strategy department excellence.

During his time with the firm, Sam has worked mostly with leading banks, insurance companies, and wealth managers on a range of topics including M&A, pricing, risk analytics, front line productivity, growth strategies, and portfolio management.

More recently, he has focused on helping financial institutions transform their businesses and build the capabilities they need to win in a digital world, including: using data to strengthen customer relationships, building new digital products and services, simplifying the core business, and breaking down bureaucracy by changing the way work gets done.


  • LLB (Hons), University of Sydney
  • MBA (Dean’s List), INSEAD
  • BA (Hons), University of Sydney