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 clients 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

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

Ruth

Ruth delivers research and engagement to meet any objective, working with our clients throughout their project lifecycles to get under the skin of their needs. 

Ruth

Research Manager

Andrew

Specialising in quantitative research, Andrew is responsible for the integrity of our data. He also takes a lead in the development and management of our online communities platform.

Andrew

Research Systems Manager

Jeni

As Lead Research Executive, Jeni project manages a range of clients across our sectors, with a core focus on Data & Insight. 

Jeni

Lead 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

Becky

Having worked in our research centre, Becky now supports the wider team in the delivery of research across all our sectors, as part of our Client Services team.

Becky

Market Research Coordinator

Alexandra

Alexandra joins our Client Services team to support in the delivery of actionable insights across our sectors.

Alexandra

Market Research Assistant

Megan

Bringing skills from her strong academic background in research, Megan supports our clients with the design and delivery of actionable insights across quantitative and qualitative research fields. 

Megan

Market Research Assistant

Charlie

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

Charlie

Data & Insight Executive

Andy

Having joined our graduate training programme after a summer placement at Explain, Andy manages research projects for our clients, specialising in Data & Insight.

Andy

Data & Insight Coordinator

Bailey

Bringing skills from his academic and professional background, Bailey's training has a focus on effective management of data to ensure our insights deliver against client objectives.

Bailey

Data & Insight Assistant

Nathan

Nathan supports the whole Explain team, undertaking research tasks such as literals, transcripts and coding whilst supporting with day to day office reception duties. 

Nathan

Research Support

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

Kelly

With more than ten years service at Explain, Kelly supports in the delivery of research projects in the field and provides administrative assistance to the whole team.

Kelly

Fieldwork Coordinator

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

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 Coordinator

Jasmine

Having been part of the Explain team for more than 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