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Alistair Hill on LinkedIn

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.

Tim Cleminson on LinkedIn

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!

Michael Ward on LinkedIn

Michael Ward MD for MENA and APAC

Michael has a background in CMI and brand performance working with senior marketeers to help solve complex business problems and empowering brands to engage and serve their customers. Michael is based in Dubai and splits his time between our MENA, London, and Singapore offices.

Sarah Robson on LinkedIn

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.

Georges Akkaoui on LinkedIn

Georges Akkaoui Commercial Officer (MENA region)

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 to date, he has contributed to the operational efficiency of organisations, leading initiatives to enhance the use of technology and managing process re-engineering projects.

Sami Smith on LinkedIn

Sami Smith Account Director

Sami joined On Device Research in 2018 after taking a career break to travel the world. Prior to that he worked at Moody’s Analytics for three years, working with large corporates, financial institutions and central/local government on data, credit, compliance & risk solutions. He graduated with a degree in Marketing and in his spare time enjoys photography and the great outdoors.

Josh Merluk on LinkedIn

Josh Merluk Account Manager

Josh's background is working in sports, most recently at Nielsen Sports where he worked with some of the major rights holders and brands across their media evaluation. Outside of work you'll most likely find him playing cricket or golf.

Lisa Miles on LinkedIn

Lisa Miles Marketing Manager

Lisa has worked in the media industry for 15 years & uses her experience with data and insight to produce powerful marketing strategies.

Kaniksha Varma on LinkedIn

Kaniksha Varma Group Financial Controller

Kaniksha has extensive knowledge and experience in Finance working across various industries with a background of Management & Financial Reporting, Budgeting, Forecasting and Data Analysis. She has a keen eye for detail and thrives on streamlining processes to increase efficiencies. In her spare time, she loves to bake, travel and spend time with family and friends.

Alan Bantick on LinkedIn

Alan Bantick Head of Research

Alan has worked in research and insights for 20 years across a mix of agency and client roles. Now specialising in advertising effectiveness research, he heads up our research team where his broader experience brings a balanced and informed view to his work. When he's not at his desk, Alan can be found playing tennis or catching up on the football.

Jamie Warren on LinkedIn

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.

David Darkin on LinkedIn

David Darkin Client Service Director (APAC region)

David is based in Singapore and has previously worked in a variety of areas from Fieldwork, Operations, Research, Analysis. For the last 15 years, he has focused on Project Management. David is responsible for organising and delivering complex studies across our APAC region.

Meb Gafur on LinkedIn

Meb Gafur Operations Director

Meb brings 24 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.

Simon Cooper on LinkedIn

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.