Chartis appoints Elson to advisory board


30 April 2009

Leading analyst firm, Chartis Research, is pleased to announce the appointment of Stuart Elson as a senior member of its Advisory Board.

In this role, Mr Elson will provide high-level advice and guidance to Chartis and its clients and help shape the firm's future research strategy. Particular areas of focus will be risk analytics, counterparty risk and risk technology architecture.

"We are delighted to have Stuart Elson as a member of our Advisory Board" commented Peyman Mestchian, Head of Advisory Board at Chartis, "Stuart's practical experience and range of expertise will further strengthen Chartis' knowledge-base and enhance its service to its clients and subscribers".

Mr Elson is also President of Shisa Advisors, a consultancy focusing on Risk, Software and Project Management. He brings over 20 years financial technology experience to Chartis, covering investment banking, asset management and risk technology. Previous roles include Managing Director at Bear Stearns/JPMC and Senior Vice-President at Salomon Smith Barney/Citigroup, covering such areas as enterprise risk technology, stress testing, Basel II, probability of default, model validation, and economic capital.

"I am very excited to join Chartis' advisory team" commented Stuart Elson, "Chartis' unique combination of practitioner experience and research is helping to shape the future of the risk technology industry".