Asia Pacific Risk Center
Economist Intelligence Unit
Asian Institute of Finance
Asian Development Bank
MINISTRY OF EDUCATION, SINGAPORE
Nikkei Asian Review
Global Trade Review
THE HIMALAYAN TIMES
GLOBAL PRIVATE EQUITY INITIATIVE
GLOBAL CHALLENGES IN ASSET MANAGEMENT
FROM LANDLOCKED TO LOCKED-IN
GLOBAL COMPANY PARTNERSHIP
INFRASTRUCTURE IN ASEAN:
AN INTELLIGENCE REPORT
THE HALAL FOOD MARKET IN ASEAN
Siddharth is a writer-editor and research specialist with a decade of experience in various publishing platforms including web and print. He specialises in international political economy, global finance (particularly alternatives), various aspects of globalisation and its implications for development, and infrastructure development.
He is presently a Senior Contributing Editor for BRINK Asia, a digital content platform convening the perspectives of leaders on emerging global risks. He is also associated with the Economist Intelligence Unit as a contributor and with INSEAD’s Global Private Equity Initiative as a Research Associate.
Siddharth was formerly the Associate Editor of PEI Asia, a monthly publication focused on private equity in the Asia Pacific. His articles and columns have been published in the Nikkei Asian Review, The Himalayan Times, The Straits Times, Private Equity International, Infrastructure Investor, Agriculture Investor and Global Trade Review.
Siddharth obtained an MSc in Globalisation and Development from the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London, and has dual bachelor degrees in Economics and Political Science from the Singapore Management University. He went to school at St. Paul’s, Darjeeling.
Shivaji is a communications professional with a decade of expertise in copywriting, client servicing, content creation and development, and public/ investor relations. Shivaji leads the copywriting and design efforts at StoneBench and manages our contributors, and he is currently a Senior Contributing Editor for BRINK Asia, a digital content platform convening the perspectives of leaders on emerging global risks.
Prior to forming StoneBench with Siddharth, Shivaji worked on projects with some of the leading Indian corporates and large regional companies and organisations. In his roles as a research analyst and public/ investor relations executive in Kolkata and Mumbai, he devised media and communications strategies across all media forms for clients such as Tata Steel, Lafarge, Usha Martin, Ambuja, Goal India and Sikkim Tourism among others.
Shivaji has a BA in Economics from Jai Hind College, University of Mumbai. He went to school at St. Paul’s, Darjeeling.
Zabir is a research writer, driving research and writing on various projects at StoneBench. He has formerly worked with the company on writing projects in an independent capacity. His primary work interests lie in the automotive industry and the transport and infrastructure sector.
He has been in the auto sector for about five years, and also manages an independent auto workshop he co-founded.
Zabir is a graduate of Automotive Manufacturing and Automotive Business from the Canadian Automotive Institute, ON, Canada. He went to school at St. Paul’s, Darjeeling.
Andrew manages New Business Development at StoneBench and is a new addition to the team. Prior to StoneBench, Andrew has held several roles such as managing the IBM Africa account, business development of emerging technologies and also worked as a MICE Manager.
Andrew holds a Bachelor's Degree in Commerce (Hons) from St. Xavier's College, Kolkata, India.
He is also currently on a self-learning path to become a Data Scientist and an AI Specialist.