Who we are

Our team is more than a group of people. We celebrate our collective successes and support each other to be the best we can be. This means we have a strong sense of mutual respect and commitment to each other, our clients and in the delivery of strategic insights.

Meet the team

Kim

As our Managing Director, Kim acts as strategic lead on our projects and is critical friend for our clients whilst overseeing the running of the Explain business.

Kim

Managing Director

Becca

As an Explain leader, Rebecca provides strategic guidance for our clients and internal teams, ensuring the integrity of the Explain brand and values is always maintained.

Becca

Research Director

Emma

Emma provides strategic guidance for our client and leads our internal support teams to keep Explain ticking effectively and efficiently. 

Emma

Research Director

Holly

Holly is responsible for identifying opportunities for growth, business development and marketing.

Holly

Commercial Director

Sam

As a Research Manager, Sam manages large and often complex client accounts, delivering valuable insights against their objectives.

Sam

Research Manager

Bryony

Bryony designs and delivers research, with particular interest in complex programmes. Bringing knowledge from her academic background, Bryony supports the business with marketing.

Bryony

Research Manager

Jeni

As a Senior Research Executive, Jeni project manages a range of clients across our sectors. Jeni also takes a lead in the development and management of our online communities platform.

Jeni

Senior Market Research Executive

Kat

Combining academic experience with research skills developed through her previous role at Northumbria Police, Kat manages projects across quantitative and qualitative fields.

Kat

Senior Market Research Executive

Andrew

Specialising in quantitative research, Andrew is responsible for the integrity of our data - working on analysis and presentation in an easily digestible, engaging and insightful way.

Andrew

Data & Insight Analyst

Charlie

Specialising in all things data, Charlie provides expert support in the delivery and execution of research across our sectors. 

Charlie

Data & Insight Coordinator

Andy

Joining our graduate training programme, after a summer placement at Explain, Andy's training specialises in data and insight.

Andy

Data & Insight Coordinator

Steph

Steph joined the team on the Explain graduate training programme. Our training is designed to ensure Steph is an expert in the delivery of research across all our sectors.

Steph

Market Research Coordinator

Anna

In her role as Market Research Assistant, Anna supports the entire team in the delivery of projects. 

Anna

Market Research Assistant

Ellie

Ellie supports in the delivery of high quality research for our clients, currently building her knowledge and skills through her graduate training.

Ellie

Market Research Assistant

Becky

Having worked in our research centre, Becky now supports the wider team in the delivery of research across all our sectors, with a core focus on Data & Insight.

Becky

Market Research Assistant

Susan

Managing an extensive UK field team, Susan is an expert in setting up and delivering research projects. Susan also has responsibility for financial admin and leads on IT and telecoms.

Susan

Administration & Fieldwork Manager

Jacqui

With a breadth of personal experience and always on the lookout for talented researchers, Jacqui manages our recruitment and HR.

Jacqui

Business Services Executive

Gill

Gill provides administrative and day to day support to our whole team, always ensuring we're running an efficient office.

Gill

Office Assistant

Kelly

Kelly thrives on daily challenges with the responsibility for managing Explain's 45-strong CATI research team, delivering the highest quality field work.

Kelly

Research Centre Manager

Liz

Liz demonstrates a real passion for quality - keeping Explain in line with ISO standards, assuring quality across all projects, and supporting in management of our Research Centre.

Liz

Quality Assurance & Research Centre Shift Manager

Jasmine

Having been part of the Explain team for nearly five years, Jasmine shares a wealth of experience with our team of telephone interviewers. 

Jasmine

Research Centre Team Leader

Ashley

Ashley leads our team of telephone interviews in the delivery of high quality research for our clients.

Ashley

Research Centre Team Leader

Judith

Judith is responsible for motivating and managing a team of telephone interviewers, to maximise their potential individually and as a team.

Judith

Research Centre Team Leader