Two members of our team were editors of BRINK Asia, a digital news platform focused on issues of risk and resilience across Asia. We set the editorial agenda and direction, procured high-quality contributors, edited and published the content. The articles covered a range of business concerns, including the global economy, the impact of geo-politics, societal shifts, new and emerging technologies, and sustainability. BRINK is the digital news service of Marsh & McLennan Insights, managed by Atlantic 57, the digital consultancy of The Atlantic.
We provide research writing services for opinion pieces, points-of-view and commentaries on topics centered on the workforce, with a focus on the health, wealth and career businesses for Mercer in Asia. These pieces are written on the back of interviews with Mercer executives and supplemented with secondary research.
Thought leadership pieces and feature articles—including research—on various topics spanning tourism spending, the spending behaviours of aspirational millennials in Asia, and growth in digital payments in the Asia-Pacific.
Copyediting of publications including policy briefs, policy reports, event reports, working papers, newsletters and monographs according to the think tank’s house style guide.
Copyediting and proofreading reports, whitepapers and points-of-view in accordance with the organisation’s house style for the Asia-Pacific and Middle East teams. Research writing services for research reports on topics including infrastructure development and the Sustainable Development Goals.
Conceptualising and developing editorial content focused on economic issues in Singapore to create greater awareness and understanding among key stakeholders.
We provide copy-editing and proofreading services to the Marsh & McLennan Insights, for research reports and articles published by it.
We provide a wide range of research, writing and copyediting services to the policy research business of The Economist Group. This includes project conceptualisation, surveys, secondary research, interviews, writing and copyediting services on topics from supply chain disruptions to the future of work.
Writing an interview-and research-driven position paper on the healthcare industry in Singapore, with a focus on the pharmaceutical, medical devices, insurance, and health technology and services sectors.
We provide customised research reports and whitepapers to the mobile payments company, with a focus on themes relating to digital payments and mobile money, direct carrier billing, the evolution of 5G and its impact on telecommunication companies, OTT media and mobile gaming. We manage project conceptualisation to delivery.
We provide copyediting services to Energy Aspects for their reports and forecasts, ensuring all documents are free of error, consistent in style, and in keeping with their house style.
Editing and proofreading services for the Centre for Liveable Cities’ Singapore publications, including books, booklets, newsletters, annual reports and brochures.
A variety of research and writing projects including a whitepaper for INSEAD’s Emerging Markets Institute, and case studies for professors across the areas of finance, business strategy and mergers & acquisitions.
Writing, copy-editing and proofreading projects for the Asian Development Bank, including country Development Effectiveness Reviews and country briefs and other documents.
Writing commentaries and thought leadership pieces for Financial Times’ commercial team on topics such as corporate leadership, executive education, digital payments and asset management for a financial services technology company, a world-leading business school and one of the world’s largest banks.
Our editorial team wrote the introductory chapter to a book focused on the history of material science in Singapore.
Writing event commentaries for the bank’s internal use, supplemented with additional secondary research to prepare complete articles for the marketing communications team.
Our editorial team crafted a set of research-based journalistic-style feature articles focused on specific sectors in key ASEAN markets for the HSBC website as part of a thought leadership exercise.
Research, copywriting, copyediting and proofreading services for a position paper. Proofreading and checking the document before final publication.
Case study written on the evolution of a small bank and its journey into a regional heavyweight, focusing specifically on its expansion strategies and the challenges it faced.
A team member is a contributing writer with the Nikkei Asian Review, a publication focused on business, finance, economic and political news and analysis, published by Nikkei Inc.
Research- and interview-based feature articles focused on trade finance, the petrochemicals sector and transport logistics for the Global Trade Review magazine.
A series of in-depth research- and interview-based online and magazine articles focused on different facets of the alternative investment market in Asia-Pacific, including private equity investing, venture capital, infrastructure investing and private debt.
We work with one of Singapore’s oldest PR agencies to create incisive commentaries, opinion pieces, articles and investor profiles for its clients, particularly startups in Southeast Asia.
We provide thought leadership services to Grab, including research for and writing of opinion pieces and commentaries for publication.
Writing of a whitepaper on the evolution of Singapore into a smart city, including interviews with key stakeholders in Singapore’s development journey, and secondary research. Writing of event-based commentaries.
Thought leadership pieces on a range of topics related to family offices, including investment strategies, portfolio management, their institutionalisation and succession planning.
Secondary research on trade policy and regulations in ASEAN, including research reports, whitepapers and commentary.
Secondary research and a presentation deck for a new business vertical for internal use at the organisation.
Content solutions and editorial strategy for the financial services and tech company. Articles and thought leadership pieces on fintech developments in Southeast Asia, with a focus on alternative lending platforms’ role in financial inclusion in the region, and the regulatory ecosystem.
PUBLICATIONS WITH BYLINES
Playground for innovation: Fintech regulatory sandboxes in Southeast Asia is a report published by StoneBench. It discusses the broadening adoption of regulatory sandboxes against the backdrop of accelerated fintech growth in Southeast Asia. It also identifies the impact of regulatory sandboxes on the fintech sector and looks ahead at what role such sandboxes can have in the regional regulatory landscape in future.
Siddharth co-founded StoneBench in 2012 after five years as a financial journalist in Asia, and as a features editor across print and digital platforms. He has over 14 years of experience as an editor covering business and industry in Asia. He specialises in globalisation and geopolitics, international finance and the economy, and business and public policy. At StoneBench, he manages projects from conceptualisation to delivery.
Siddharth has an MSc in Globalisation and Development from the School of Oriental and African Studies (University of London), and bachelor degrees in Economics and Political Science from the Singapore Management University.
Shivaji co-founded StoneBench in 2012 after five years in public/ investor relations in India. He has over a decade of experience in working with clients on editorial strategy, content curation and development, copywriting and copyediting, and public/ investor relations.
A few of his areas of specialisation include consumer industries, technology and the digital economy, fintech, demographics and the macroeconomy. At StoneBench, Shivaji leads editorial strategy and works closely with clients on projects.
Andrew joined StoneBench in 2017. He heads StoneBench’s secondary research initiatives and assists our editorial team with various research requests. Prior to joining StoneBench, Andrew worked in the information technology sector, managing different geographic area accounts for a global IT company; and helped in the business development of emerging technologies.
Samantha is a writer and editor based in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. She has over five years of experience covering the intersection of technology, business, finance, social issues and culture. She was previously a staff writer at Tech Wire Asia. Her work has been featured in local and regional outlets such as South China Morning Post, Tech in Asia, Reuters, and others. At StoneBench, Samantha writes and edits on a range of topics, with a special focus on technology and business.
Peachy has worked in political communications and public policy for over 10 years, with deep experience in issues related to big tech, public finance and governance reform. Before joining StoneBench, she worked as a public policy manager for a global tech company, and has also acted as a public affairs consultant for major tech firms. Peachy has also been a speechwriter for key political figures in the Philippine government, and has led writing teams both in the public and private sector. She is an award-winning poet whose work has appeared in various publications and anthologies.
At StoneBench, Peachy is responsible for working closely with clients, and managing editorial projects.