NEWS19 January 2022

BritainThinks expands team

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UK – Insight and strategy consultancy BritainThinks has made three hires and several promotions, including Alasdair Pearce as associate director.

Alasdair Pearce

Pearce (pictured) was previously an associate director at Savanta where he worked on a range of behavioural and consumer projects for companies such as Deliveroo, Heineken and Apple.

Olivia Nathan-King has joined BritainThinks as business development manager.

Before joining BritainThinks, Nathan-King spent three years in the business development team at Yonder Consulting.

Samm Gates has also joined BritainThinks from Yonder Consulting, taking the role of senior project manager. Gates has more than a decade’s experience in qualitative and mixed method research.

Promotions at BritainThinks include Rachel Rowlinson as research director, having previously been associate director.

Grace Birrell, James Cox, Alice Hayward, and Phoebe Ward have all been promoted to research lead, and Honor Sullivan-Drage has been promoted to senior research executive.

Ben Shimshon, co-founder and managing partner at BritainThinks, said: “We’re delighted to bring Alasdair, Olivia, and Samm to BritainThinks as part of our growing team.

“Each brings a unique personality and skill set that will support the organisation in delivering our pioneering research skills and strategic thinking to our existing and new clients. We’re also thrilled to announce a number of internal promotions.”