Christian Stewart founded Family Legacy Asia in July 2008 to help Asian families preserve their family wealth for generations, by providing them with independent and objective advice on effective family governance practices.

An Australian solicitor by background, and a former tax partner at PricewaterhouseCoopers in Hong Kong where he ran their Trust & Private Client practice group, he has over twenty five years of experience in advising high net worth individuals and families on complex trust structuring, estate planning, succession and family governance matters.

Before founding Family Legacy Asia, Christian was a Managing Director and the head of the Wealth Advisory Team in Asia for JPMorgan Private Bank for 6 years.

In June 2017, Christian received the award for Leading Individual (Advisor) at the WealthBriefingAsia 2017 Awards, Singapore.

Christian is the author of the chapter on Leadership Succession in family firms in the special report, “Life Cycle of a Family Business”, edited by Barbara R. Hauser and Alon Kaplan, published by Globe Law and Business, 2020.

Christian is the author of the chapter on Family Offices in Hong Kong in “Family Offices: The STEP Handbook for Advisors” 2nd edition, published by Globe Business Publishing Limited, 2019.

Christian is the author of the chapter “What are practical tools for building Healthy Families” in the book “Wealth of Wisdom, The Top Fifty Questions Wealthy Families Ask”, edited by Tom McCullough and Keith Whitaker, Wiley, 2018.

Christian is the author of the chapter “Trusts, trustees and the family business” in the 4th edition of the book “Trusts in Prime Jurisdictions” published by Globe Business Publishing Limited, 2016.

He contributed “The Who What Where When and Why of Family Meetings” to J.P. Morgan Private Bank’s Asia Family Enterprise Study, May 2015.

He contributed commentary to the report, “Asian Business Families Governance: Crossing the Chasm for Inter-Generational Change”, produced by the Business Families Institute @ Singapore Management University & Deloitte South East Asia, May 2015.

 

Christian Stewart's formal resume

cstewart@familylegacyasia.com