Carlos Michelsen

Carlos Michelsen

Managing Director

Carlos has over 20 years experience in Market Research gained through working at TNS and Added Value. During that period he worked for companies as diverse as Carlsberg, Colgate-Palmolive, Pfizer, Masterfoods, Hill’s and Bayer. For TNS he was UK head of NPD and in Added Value he was UK Head of Quant.

Abi Moorcock

Abi Moorcock

Director

Abi has over 12 years’ experience in quantitative and qualitative research, including time at RI, Kantar TNS and Breaking Blue. She specialises in innovative methods and behavioural science, and enjoys using a range of techniques in all research she designs. She has previously worked for a diverse range of companies including Bayer, Kimberly Clark and Boehringer.

Emilie Thorpe

Emilie Thorpe

Associate Director

Emilie joined CM Research in September 2017. With close to 10 years’ experience, Emilie is well-versed in conducting both quantitative and qualitative international market research. Emilie has built her experience in providing pharmaceutical companies with actionable insights while working at Kantar Health, prior to joining CM Research. Emilie holds a degree in Sales and Marketing.

Camilla Bennison

Camilla Bennison

Associate Director

Camilla has over 20 years’ experience in Market Research, spanning a wide range of consumer and business to business market research areas, techniques and client sectors with particular specialisms in new product development, brand and communications development, pack testing and stakeholder management. Prior to joining CM Research,she worked for TNS,IPSOS Mori,Metrixlab and Fly Research.

Tanya Michelsen

Tanya Michelsen

Associate Director

Prior to joining CM Research, Tanya spent five years at Ipsos MORI conducting international quantitative and qualitative research for brands like GlaxoSmithKline, Facebook and Instagram. She has a strong background in brand health tracking, communications development and ad-hoc research. Tanya values a close partnership with clients to fully understand their needs and advice on the best actions moving forward for their brands.

Gabi P. Valdivieso

Gabi P. Valdivieso

Project Manager

Gabi has been with the company since its launch in 2009. Always enthusiastic, she is highly focused on customer support and works hard to ensure that customers receive an excellent level of service. She is fluent in English, Spanish and Portuguese. Gabi studied Fine Art at Kensington and Chelsea College in London.

Naomi Potter

Naomi Potter

Research Manager

Naomi began her career at DJS Research, after graduating from University of Aberdeen with a Masters in Anthropology and English, where she gained experience in managing a wide variety of projects utilizing both qualitative and quantitative methodologies. She particularly enjoys working with clients to produce actionable insights as well as visually engaging reports.

Natalia Predka

Natalia Predka

Senior Research Executive

Natalia graduated with a BA in Social Policy and Criminology and holds an MSc in Social Research Methods. Natalia has been running qualitative and quantitative projects for CM Research for a number of different clients. Her experience includes running focus groups, discussions at veterinary congresses and 1:1 interviews.

Lida Dimitra Manioti

Lida Dimitra Manioti

Senior Research Executive

Lida has a BA in Psychology and Communications and an MSc in Cyberpsychology. Her path led her to Market Research where she gained experience working in various quantitative Ad-Hoc projects as well as scripting and managing a large Tracker project. She enjoys knowing and taking part in all the steps of a project cycle.

Ioli Nissim

Ioli Nissim

Senior Research Executive

Ioli studied for a BA in humanities and two MAs in cultural policy and art education. She worked in various museums and galleries in London before pursuing a career in market research in 2017. Since then, she has worked in media agencies and in qualitative research for clients such as Google, Pinterest, ITV & Waitrose. Although her experience lies in qual, she is interested in all methodologies. She is also interested in mental health and is currently doing a part time course in psychotherapy.

Jessica Hewitt

Jessica Hewitt

Research Executive

Jess joined CM Research in June 2020. She graduated in 2018 from the University of Surrey and has a bachelor’s degree in International Tourism Management and a master’s degree in Air Transport Management. After graduating, she worked within the Tourism industry before making the change to Market Research.

Dilek Kunduz-Kara

Dilek Kunduz-Kara

Research Executive

Dilek has a BSc in Psychology and graduated with a Master’s degree in Organisational Psychology from City, University of London in 2019. Right after her bachelor’s, she worked as a Guidance Counsellor, but she decided to make a career change as she is very data-driven and loves research. She is keen on market research, especially discovering the key drivers of customer behaviour.

Tricia Bonner

Tricia Bonner

Senior Research Analyst

Tricia joined CM Research in June 2017 with over 15 years of Market Research experience, having previously worked for TNS and Kantar Health. She started her career in Data Processing then moved into Survey Scripting, where the majority of her expertise lies. She has a degree in Maths.

Giselle Palacios

Giselle Palacios

General Manager

Applying practical philosophy in the work environment has lead Giselle’s career  for almost 25 years. She has worked  across the hospitality, retail, research and marketing industries putting  HR insight into management. Her most recent studies were on psychodynamic counselling and organizational dynamics in Birkbeck University, London.

Claudia Roa

Claudia Roa

Operations Manager

Claudia joined CM Research in November 2020. She is an experienced manager with over 21 years in the cultural and banking sector. She is a passionate advocate of building organisations and processes around teams. Claudia is a native Spanish speaker with a love for English history and travelling.

Soheila Dawson

Soheila Dawson

Office Manager

Soheila joined CM Research in July 2020. She has previously worked within Finance and has experience within office management, HR and payroll. She has a degree in Economics & Finance.

Bianca Mc Donagh

Bianca Mc Donagh

Marketing Coordinator

Bianca joined CM Research in January 2016. She graduated with a degree in Advertising and Marketing and gained her Masters degree in Marketing and Sales in 2010, in Brazil. She has worked for companies such as 3M and IBM before heading to London in 2010. Bianca is a native Portuguese speaker who enjoys travelling.

José Pérez

José Pérez

Panel assistant

José joined CM Research in April 2017. He studied Pedadogy at UCM – Madrid, Spain. Native Spanish speaker, he has over 15 years experience offering disability support to people of varying disability levels and ages. Enthusiatic, empathic and diligent he ensures Vetspanel members receive excellent customer support.

James Murtha

James Murtha

Panel Engagement Manager

James has over 15 years’ experience in the market research industry working previously at companies such as Kantar, Lightspeed Research and All Global. Specialising in multi-channel engagement across both professional and consumer panels he strives to make the panellist’s journey as consistent, relative, and informative as possible.