His major area of research is in the power of networks, partnerships and business associations in driving business development internationally.
Lewis’ strengths lie in planning and executing engagement with stakeholders and his ability to apply qualitative research techniques to better understand complex issues. He has expertise in communicating the results of research in print, digital and presentation formats. He founded a digital platform for exchange in Asian studies that has become a major component of the ANU’s student engagement with the region.
Lewis has worked as a researcher, advisor and events facilitator in trade and international affairs, for the Australian Chamber of Commerce and Industry and for tertiary sector industry bodies. He is currently Director of Stakeholder Engagement for the ANU Young Alumni, a pro bono role.