Stuart is an equity and inclusion specialist at GPE. Prior to joining GPE, Stuart was a senior consultant at Oxford Policy Management, where he led the company’s work on educational inequalities and education for marginalized groups. Previously, he was a research fellow at UNICEF’s Office of Research, where he worked on urban poverty, rural-urban migration, and education, and was part of UNESCO’s Education for All Global Monitoring Report team, researching and writing on education for marginalized groups, education in situations of armed conflict, and youth skills and work. His doctorate, from the University of Sussex, focuses on education decisions among poor urban households in Dhaka, Bangladesh. He has also worked at the Institute of Development Studies, and for the DFID-funded Consortium for Research on Educational Access, Transitions and Equity (CREATE). He has a master’s in development economics from the University of East Anglia, a postgraduate diploma in economics from Cambridge University, and an undergraduate degree in philosophy and psychology from Bristol University.