Executive Team

Stuart Allaway


Stuart is the CEO and co-founder of Xyenta. Stuart is a chartered accountant, and completed his MBA at ESCP (Paris). He has over 20 years international experience in consultancy and leadership roles across multiple industry sectors. He has focused on the insurance sector for 12 years. Stuart is Member of Advisory Board, AI Forum.

Nanda Gottumukkala

Chief Strategist

Nanda is the Principal Architect and co-founder of Xyenta. He is an experienced technical architect and BI specialist, with a track record of helping clients use technology to improve business operations. Nanda has extensive experience of managing integrated onshore/offshore client accounts. Nanda has specialised in the Lloyd’s Market for 8 years.

Non-executive Team

Martin Graham

Chairman of the Board

Martin is an international technology and markets expert with considerable experience in leading cross-border teams to implement transformational growth strategies. As Director of Markets and Chairman of AIM at the London Stock Exchange, he led the internationalisation of the LSE as one of world’s major sources of equity capital. Martin has a significant track record in attracting and channelling large scale investment in the FinTech sector.

Darryl Parker

Non-executive Director

Darryl is a highly experienced technology and financial services leader with over 30 years of experience and insight gained with companies including SAS Institute, EY, AXA, RSA, and RBS Insurance. He is a Chartered Insurer and Member of Advisory Board, AI Forum.

Peyman Mestchian

Chairman, Advisory Board

Peyman has over 22 years of experience in finance, risk and technology with a particular focus on FinTech and AI. Previously he has held leadership positions at Chartis Research, EY and SAS Institute and facilitated several high profile M&A transactions in the FinTech sector. He is currently a Fellow of the Institute of Risk Management, Board Member at Quantexa and Chairman of Advisory Board at AI Forum.