On Device Research is a global mobile sample and research provider, co-founded by Alistair Hill and Tim Cleminson in 2009.

The Eureka! moment came when a failed traditional research project in China showed them the potential of mobile – its ability to reach anyone, anywhere.

About Us
Alistair Hill

Alistair Hill CEO, co-founder

Previously a Senior Mobile Analyst at comScore and one of the first employees of M:Metrics (prior to its $50m sale to comScore). Alistair has held a variety of roles including business development, client services and product management.

Michael Ward

Michael Ward COO

Michael has a direct and personable style with a background in CMI and brand performance. Michael enjoys working with senior marketeers to help solve complex business problems and empowering brands to engage and serve their customers. Brand performance, retention & advocacy and financial results are the things that matter. Michael is based in Dubai and splits his time between our MENA, London, and Singapore offices. Away from work Michael can usually be found on his bike or in a restaurant.

Jamie Warren

Jamie Warren Client Service Director

Jamie started his career at BMRB International and after completing his Business and Marketing degree, joined Hall and Partners working on continuous brand tracking, copy testing and attitudinal segmentation projects. He left after 9 years and joined On Device. When not chained to his desk researching, he's out fishing.

Georges Akkaoui

Georges Akkaoui Commercial Officer

With 15 years of research experience gained with renowned industry players in Europe and the Middle East managing large teams and clients’ engagements, Georges joined ODR in Apr 2019 to lead the commercial efforts in the MENA region. Georges graduated with an MBA in HRM in 2007 from the American University of Beirut. During his career, he contributed to the operational efficiency of organizations, leading initiatives to enhance the use of technology and managing process re-engineering projects.

Latifeh Hirbawi

Latifeh Hirbawi Client Service Manager

Latifeh joined On Device Research with 14 years’ experience in market research gained from regional and globally recognised international market research companies. Latifeh uses her strong managerial skills to whip projects into best shape, overseeing our fieldwork partnerships for other agencies, new client on-boarding and FMCG projects.

Huw Jones

Huw Jones Head of Scalability

Huw likes to create platforms that handle high volumes of traffic. Having spent several years scaling out bespoke web applications for a leading VLE provider he then moved onto designing and implementing high performance VoIP services for several well known telecom providers. Huw loves to read (mostly sci-fi), cook, watch rugby and play video games.

Dev Mandal

Dev Mandal Senior Data Processing Executive

Dev has 15 years of experience in Market Research industry (Data Processing) across London/India using various tools like Quantum, Merlin and SPSS. He is interested in understanding and decoding data and has a passion for new technology. Apart from work he enjoy's cooking in free time.

Isabel Lopez

Isabel Lopez Community Manager

Isabel graduated with a Master’s degree in Communication and Creative Industries and is passionate about languages. She speaks Spanish, French, Italian and a tiny bit of German and enjoys using them at work. In her spare time, Isabel loves cooking, traveling, and photography!

Roland Pogonyi

Roland Pogonyi Java Developer

Roland is an experienced full-stack developer specialising in Java and related technologies. He is into retro computing, motorcycles and guitars.

Tim Cleminson

Tim Cleminson CTO, co-founder

Tim leads technical development at On Device . He has a masters in evolutionary robotics and previously was a member of the product development team at M:Metrics. Tim has been obsessed with boats from an early age and likes pirates. Beware!

Sarah Robson

Sarah Robson Head of Sales

Previously a marketing effectiveness consultant working for key agency accounts and client business partner for Sky at Nielsen. Has a background across both digital and TV advertising having worked at ITV. In her spare time helps run a voluntary youth work project in Acton.

Meb Gafur

Meb Gafur Operations Director

Meb brings 19 years of experience in market research, with end-to-end knowledge of the research process, across both online/digital and offline methodologies. As employee #4 at both Research Now and Mesh Planning he's an experienced manager having built large teams of survey programmers, software developers while maintaining his edge as a researcher.

David Darkin

David Darkin Client Service Director

David began working in the Market Research industry in London 1993, moving to Singapore in 2006. David has worked in a variety of areas from Fieldwork, Operations, Research, Analysis and for the last 15 years focusing on Project Management. His passion is for organising and delivering complex studies. Outside of work David is an avid sports fan and enjoys cooking dishes from all over the world.

Ahmed Fysal

Ahmed Fysal Client Service Manager

Ahmed joined On Device Research with 7 years experience in the Market Research industry. Ahmed has worked across several verticals including Automotive, Government, FMCG, CSI and Telecom. Ahmed joined the ODR team in May 2017 to oversee one of our largest Brand Health Track programs; working across multiple categories, markets and time zones to deliver crucial insight to one of the world's largest advertising spenders. Outside of work, Ahmed loves traveling, cooking and meeting new people.

Robert Stuart

Robert Stuart Senior Data Analyst

Robert graduated with a degree in mathematics and has a keen eye for numbers and solving numerical problems. He’s interested in statistical facts and is an Excel wizard. When he is not number crunching, he is watching sports (go Arsenal!).

Simon Cooper

Simon Cooper Operations Manager

Simon graduated from the University of Kent with a BA in History in 2017. In his spare time, he enjoys playing and watching a variety of sports, travelling and playing guitar.

Zack Maxwell

Zack Maxwell Senior Engineer

Zack joined On Device Research in 2011. He is an experienced developer with a passion for mobile and UX design.