NEWS22 July 2021

New hires and promotions at BritainThinks

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UK – Insight and strategy consultancy BritainThinks has appointed five new members of staff in research and marketing and made several promotions.

Sandy Samra

Sandy Samra (pictured) has joined the company as research lead from YouGov, where she was research manager. She specialises in brand and communications research, including campaign evaluations.   

BritainThinks has also appointed Loulwa Al Rasheed-Wright as research lead. She was previously a senior research executive at Kantar.

Adam Warner joins the company as marketing and communications manager. Warner was previously the marketing lead at research operations technology firm Particity and prior to that, communications director at Keen as Mustard Marketing.

The company has also appointed Grace Birrell as senior research executive from Yonder (formerly Populus) and Honor Sullivan-Drage as research executive from BMG Research.

Additionally, Hettie Hill has been promoted to associate director, while Max Templer has been promoted to research director. In other promotions, Teresa Kuhn and Megan Powell become research leads; Victoria Foreman, Hana Kapetanovic, Ezziddin Yonis, Eloise Wroe Wright and Chantal Aberdeen have been promoted to senior research executive; and Anna Marcelle Martinez has been promoted to senior operations executive.

Ben Shimshon, co-founder and managing partner at BritainThinks, said: “We are excited to have Adam, Loulwa, Sandy, Grace, and Honor on board as part of our growing team. Each brings a unique personality and skill set to support the broader team and our clients.

“We take great pride in the responsibility of cultivating the next generation of outstanding research professionals, which is why we’re also delighted to announce a significant number of internal promotions.”