Nicholas Grant, CEO
Nick is the founder director of Mediatrack Research and past chair of the International Association for the Measurement and Evaluation of Communication (AMEC), a role he took for five years steering its development. As one of the most senior strategists in the industry he has been chief architect of measurement platforms and frameworks that can be integrated, appraised and interpreted with clear understanding for the pragmatic implications at Board level in many major businesses and organisations. In the last fifteen years he has advised clients across a wide range of sectors including BA, BUPA, BT, Diageo, Deutsche Bank, EDF, HSBC, Nestlé SA, Roche, Rolls-Royce, Société Générale, Unilever and many more.
Peter Jones, Senior Consultant
Peter is a career corporate communications specialist who has operated at Board-level across all aspects of the communications discipline. He has held senior roles at leading UK companies including Corporate Communications Director at BUPA and Head of PR for British Airways. He is the winner of numerous industry awards including Best In-house PR Team at British Airways (twice), Corporate Communicator of the Year for BA in MORI poll of Captains of Industry, and PR Consultancy Award for outstanding practice in recognition of pioneering BA TV.
Colin Browne, Senior Consultant
Colin’s broad-ranging career encompasses both corporate and agency experience. He was for many years Director of Corporate Affairs for the BBC and Director of Corporate Relations for BT. More recently, he was a partner in The Maitland Consultancy, one of the UK’s leading financial and corporate communications consultancies, providing strategic communications advice to FTSE 100 and other companies in the UK and Continental Europe. He is a Member of the Communications Consumer Panel (Ofcom) and is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Public Relations.
Peter Hutton, Senior Consultant
Peter has over 30 years experience in research and is a former Director of MORI. His extensive experience covers both the public and private sectors, and includes major projects with BUPA, NHS Employers, Land Securities and Abbey. His specialist interest is brand management – a fascinating subject as brands can be elevated or destroyed very quickly, and need to be protected against threats and weaknesses. He is the author of two books: ‘Survey Research for Managers’ and ‘What Are Your Staff Trying to Tell You?’ and is active in numerous market research and consulting associations.
Susan Walker, Senior Consultant
Susan’s communications career has spanned journalism, agency and internal comms. Her work for Thomson Holidays involved employee research and implementation of actionable change for their communications strategy. As head of the human resource and communications practice at MORI, Susan directed research for the BBC, Boots, HBOS, AON, Tubelines and AXA Life. She is a prolific contributor of articles in the field of internal communications for publications and presentation at conferences. She is currently completing a book about communications and employee research which will be published later this year.
Russell Bell, Senior Consultant
Russell’s 20 year research career spans both qualitative and quantitative research – a rare combination in an industry that has become increasingly specialised. Russell has worked with some of the leading agency brands which have shaped the modern market research industry, including MORI and Research International. In recent years Russell has specialised in B2B research and has extensive experience in industry benchmarking programmes and researching the business professions. Major clients include Ernst & Young, Sony Ericsson, The Association of British Insurers, Electrolux, Public Relations Consultants Association and the Chartered Institute of Personnel & Development.