Who We Are

Stuart Yasgur Managing Director

Stuart’s role as Managing Director of the Economic Architecture Project sees him take the lead in articulating the organization’s vision. Specifically, the most powerful ways to engage the market to improve people’s lives. Stuart is also the head of Ashoka’s Social Financial Services (SFS) team globally. In this capacity he has supported dozens of pioneering Social Investment Entrepreneurs and mobilized over $500 million in funding. Earlier in his career, Stuart was Managing Partner of a New York-based consultancy and has taught at New York University and the London School of Economics. Stuart received a PhD from the London School of Economics, a Master’s degree from Columbia University, and a Bachelor’s degree from Cornell University.