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Location: London
Type of Employment: Full-Time
Industry: Risk Technology / Financial Crime / Financial Technology
Function: Research
Experience: Senior Manager

Job Description

Chartis Research ( is a research firm, specialising in the risk technology (RiskTech) and financial technology (FinTech) sectors. We have an international client-base of Fortune 500 companies, and strategic relationships with a range of leading advisory firms, including global players like EY.


We produce more than twenty focused research reports every year on a range of critical industry themes, and our custom research offering – covering a range of consulting and co-produced research projects – is growing rapidly. Also, as part of Infopro Digital, we are closely aligned with industry publications such as and Waters Technology.


We are looking for a new Research Principal to join our team of risk and regulatory technology research specialists. 


The successful candidate will lead research projects, co-write reports, and present insights to an external audience (e.g. conferences and panel discussions).



  • This content-focused role reports to the Head of Research, and would suit candidates with solid experience in the FinTech/RiskTech/RegTech space, who are looking for an exciting new challenge.
  • Ideally you will be a “thought leader” in two-or-more Risk/FinTech sectors (e.g. Financial Crime, Market Risk, Credit Risk, Operational Risk, Big Data, AI, Financial Analytics, etc.)
  • We are also looking for highly collaborative candidates, able to work well independently and with teams to deliver a challenging programme of research for our clients.
  • Strong candidates will also be well connected to the industry, and will have a "point of view" on the key themes driving it, which they can help mould that into an engaging story for clients.
  • Strong communicator, with excellent verbal and written skills, and the ability to explain complex concepts concisely and simply for a mixed audience.
  • Highly process-driven with strong analytical capabilities, the ability to task switch, rise to challenges, share thinking and opinions, and give/receive peer feedback.
  • Willing to ‘push’ new ideas and opinions to peers, clients, and the wider market.
  • A Bachelor's degree in a related field (Masters preferred); relevant professional qualifications (e.g. CISI, GARP, PRMIA, IRM, etc.)

What's on offer

As well as working with the most interesting, talented and fun people, we operate a culture where success is recognised. You will be supported throughout your career tailoring your development through management support, internal and external training courses, and on the job training. Based in a fantastic location at the heart of London’s West End, you will also have access to numerous retail discounts!


In addition to a competitive salary we offer the following benefits:



Additional Flexi

·       25 days annual leave (rising up to 30 days)

·       Group personal pension plan

·       Life assurance

·       Interest free season ticket loan (STL)

·       Childcare vouchers

·       Private medical insurance

·       Income protection

·       Employee assistance programme

·       Bonusly employee recognition 

·       Employee discount scheme

·       Onsite monthly chair massage

·       Eye-care Vouchers

·       Vodafone employee advantage scheme

·       Discounted gym membership

·       Flexible working

·       Additional life assurance

·       Bike to work

·       Buying holiday

·       Cancer screenings

·       Critical illness (+ partner)

·       Dental insurance

·       Give as you earn

·       Add partner to gym membership

·       Health cash plan

·       Health screening

·       Personal accident insurance

·       Personal travel insurance

·       Will writing

Infopro Digital also runs The Foundation which supports a number of charities. Staff can volunteer to contribute their skills and expertise to make a meaningful difference to the lives of others.


How to apply

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We look forward to welcoming you on board!


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