Research directors

Heading up the research behind the RiskTech100® Rankings are:

Peyman Mestchian

Peyman Mestchian

Managing Partner
Chartis Research

Peyman is Managing Partner at Chartis, overseeing research strategy, key commercial relationships and advisory services. In 2015, Peyman facilitated the trade sale of Chartis Research to Incisive Media, a global B2B print, digital, events and market intelligence firm. Chartis has since become a wholly owned subsidiary of Infopro Digital Ltd.

Stewart Hugh

Hugh Stewart

Research director
Chartis Research

Hugh has over 25 years' experience in global capital markets, commercial banking and associated technologies, focusing on risk management, trading, commercial lending and data management. Previously he held senior management roles in large multinational telecommunications and production control systems companies, specializing in executing challenging multi-disciplinary transformations.

Sidhartha Dash

Sidhartha Dash

Research director
Chartis Research

Sidhartha is a Research Director at Chartis with over 20 years' experience in the financial, energy and commodities markets, in various functions across the trade lifecycle (risk management, trading and product structuring) and software development lifecycle (risk, analytics and trading). He has held various roles in product development, trading, risk management, software development and consulting in banks, hedge funds and risk advisory and software firms, including Standard Chartered Bank, TCG Group, HCL and Cognizant.

Rob Stubbs

Rob Stubbs

Head of Research
Chartis Research

Rob joined Chartis as Head of Research in August 2016, bringing deep technical expertise and over 15 years' experience in research and thought-leadership in and around the financial services sector. He has a comprehensive background in retail banking, corporate finance and management consulting, having worked with firms such as Accenture, The Boston Consulting Group and EY in a range of research roles.