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Andrew Grant

Head of Europe Operations

Andrew has over 30 years’ experience in marketing research and insight generation. Initially working at Millward Brown, he then worked for Jaguar Cars and Ford Motor Company for over 12 years in Europe and North America. He headed the Insights Organisation at Ford of Europe for 5 years, before moving to establish an automotive operation for Synovate in Europe. In this position, he built a significant business and established automotive offices in a number of European and Middle East countries. Following that he worked for a market research agency focused on the food and charitable sectors with a number of blue chip clients. He spent 5 years at MaritzCX where he had Global and regional responsibility for Customer Experience Management of many of the world’s largest automotive programmes. He has a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration and is a full member of the Market Research Society.

The key emphasis of his work is on the real-world application and actionability of research data. With senior management experience at both client and agency he is uniquely placed to help clients gain real insights and drive real change through research. He believes passionately that research must touch hearts as well as minds and is a skilled presenter, bringing the research to life for clients.

Leadership team

Allen R. DeCotiis, Ph.D.

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer

Martha Rea

President and Chief Research Officer

Scott A. Spry, MBA

Chief Operating Officer

Sanford M. Schwartz, Ph.D.

Advisor to the Chairman

Elizabeth L. Trachte, MA

Chief Financial Officer

Tamil Selvan

Chief Technology Officer

Heather Still

Chief People and Culture Officer

John Schiela, MBA

EVP, Marketing Consulting

Neal Chambliss

EVP Research, Marketing Consulting

Anne-Marie Duffy

EVP, Communications & Brand Insights

Paul Kultgen

EVP, Brand Effect Marketing Performance

Andrew Grant

Head of Europe Operations

Brian Maraone, MBA


Mark Willard

Customer Experience

Steve Wakefield

Health / Advanced Analytics

Edye Twer


John Antonello

Travel & Leisure / CPG / Multicultural

Jim Berridge

Client Service

Florian Thielecke

Client Service, Europe

Michele Orlick

Networks & Media

Kevin Meixner


Katy Palmer, Ph.D.