Prior Group is a New Zealand company specialising in promoting business between New Zealand, Russia and the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS). Its focus is on business partnerships developed to the mutual benefit of New Zealand and the CIS companies.
The Company was founded by Stuart Prior, former New Zealand Ambassador to the Russian Federation (2003-2006), who has over thirty years of experience working with Russia and its predecessor the USSR. Prior Group has a base in Wellington, New Zealand. In March 2012 Stuart Prior became the Belarusian Chamber of Commerce and Industry Representative in New Zealand. In April 2012 Stuart Prior was appointed as the Honorary Consul for the Republic of Belarus with consular jurisdiction throughout New Zealand.