Delivering the insight our clients trust is a highly experienced team of analysts with a wealth of knowledge about their specialist sectors.

Key members of the team include:

Russ Milburn
Russ Milburn
Managing Director and Group Product Director, PDM

Before joining us, Russ spent 11 years with Datamonitor plc before Informa acquired it. At Datamonitor, Russ directly managed the consumer business unit; designed, launched and managed their Consumer Knowledge Center and market databases, managed their consumer consulting teams and was also responsible for delivering the Consumer Insight and Product Launch Analytics programs.

Piers Berezai
Piers Berezai
Director, Consumer and Retail Research and Analysis, PDM

Consumer packaged goods and retail specialist. Over 15 years’ experience in research, analysis and business information. Before joining Progressive Digital Media, Piers led the creation and development of Datamonitor’s New Consumer Insight proposition. MA, Cambridge University.

Neil Saunders
Neil Saunders
Managing Director, Conlumino Retail UK

Previously, Consulting Director at Verdict and also worked for the John Lewis Partnership. Neil has a wealth of experience in retail, business strategy and consumer research and heads up most of our consulting projects.

Leslie Arathoon
Leslie Arathoon
Syndicated Advisory Services, New Product Development, Pyramid Research

Leslie has over 16 years’ experience in providing advisory and consulting services. She has presented at numerous industry conferences including CTIA, ITU World, ITU Americas, and has been quoted in publications such as The Financial Times, Money Magazine, The Wall Street Journal and many more. Leslie holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Latin American Studies from Dartmouth College.

Daniel Amparan
Daniel Amparan
Managing Director & Equity Analyst, Pyramid Research

Daniel advises global organizations in the communications industry on emerging market and service opportunities. Prior to joining the firm, he played a leading role in the international expansion of Telmex and had years of management consulting and global investment banking experience, having worked for McKinsey and Co. in Mexico City and Dresdner Bank in Frankfurt, Germany.

Maureen Hinton
Maureen Hinton
Global Retail Research Director, Conlumino

Maureen is Conlumino’s Global Retail Research Director. In this role she oversees our important program of global research spanning both developed and emerging retail markets. Prior to Conlumino, Maureen worked at Verdict in both consultancy and research roles, latterly heading up the company’s research and analysis division.

Jerry Caron
Jerry Caron
Senior Vice President, Current Analysis

Jeremiah Caron brings more than 20 years of experience to Current Analysis as a market watcher and influential voice in the telecommunications and information technology industries. Before joining Current Analysis in 2002, Jeremiah was Publisher of CMP Media's tele.com and Editor-in-Chief of CMP Media's LAN Times magazine.

Peter Jarich
Peter Jarich
Vice President Consumer & Infrastructure, Current Analysis

Peter and his analyst team monitor and evaluate activities in the markets and reports on developments impacting mobile infrastructure and mobile networking. He brings more than 10 years of experience to Current Analysis clients. Prior to joining Peter was Director of Research at The Strategis Group, Director of Strategic Marketing at Adaptive Broadband and also served as a market analyst at Stratcom International.

Bruce Page
Bruce Page
Research Lead, Current Analysis

Bruce leads the custom research practice at Current Analysis, which develops tactical research, sales tools, and competitive analysis programs to assist clients' market development initiatives around the world. His subject matter focus is in enterprise communications and collaboration products and related services. Prior to joining Current Analysis, Bruce was a vice president at META Group and a vice president at Gartner.

Thorsten Hartmann
Thorsten Hartmann
Director of Consulting, Canadean

Thorsten joined Canadean in 2013 after 18 yers with MENA marketing consultancy IMES Research (ManSci Professional Services). Now based in London, Thorsten used to be based in Saudi Arabia and the UAE, operating on projects throughout the Middle East and Africa. Thorsten is now responsible for bespoke market research studies and consultancy projects particularly in the beverage industry and for global projects.

Anne-Marie Davis
Anne-Marie Davis
Publisher

Annabel Miller
Annabel Miller
Content Director, General Insurance, Retail Banking

I am the of Content Director for Verdict Financial’s Global Retail Banking and UK Insurance portfolios.

Having started working first in Life and Pensions, then setting up our Financial Services Consumer Insight proposition, I have an opinion on most things Financial Services related. My real passion is the consumer’s role in Financial Services, how our industry can better serve customers, and how we can move past the current environment of mistrust.

Day-to-day, my priority is to ensure my teams deliver timely insights that help solve the challenges that keep our clients awake at night. A great day at work for me is hearing that we have genuinely helped a client in this current difficult business climate.

Claire Herman
Claire Herman
Global Director of Therapy Analysis and Epidemiology

Claire has more than 10 years’ experience in the healthcare industry, during which time she has gained tremendous experience in evaluating disease markets across a range of therapeutic areas. Claire began her career at Decision Resources, where she worked as an Analyst and Epidemiologist evaluating the potential of pipeline drugs in the context of current medical practice, and developing patient-based market forecasts. Prior to her current role, Claire was the Director of Autoimmune/Inflammation, CNS and Ophthalmology for Citeline’s Trialtrove database. She also held a consulting role, which focused on analysis of the clinical trials competitive landscape.

Claire holds a Bachelor’s degree from Wellesley College and a Master of Public Health degree in epidemiology from Boston University.

Tina Healy
Tina Healy
Director, Immunology

Prior to joining GlobalData, Tina was an Analyst at Datamonitor, covering the Immunology-Inflammation portfolio, where she authored analysis reports, helped deliver consultancy projects, and produced sales- and patient-based indication-specific forecasts. Tina has over seven years’ experience in the pharmaceutical industry and a proven track record of disease and competitive analysis. Before joining Datamonitor, Tina worked as a research scientist within GlaxoSmithKline’s drug discovery chemistry unit. Prior to that role, she worked within the medicinal chemistry/early drug development department at Evotec, a drug discovery alliance and development partnership company.

Tina holds an MSci in Medicinal Chemistry from University College London.

Sean Hu
Sean Hu
Vice President and Head of Consulting - Americas, Pharmaceuticals and Diagnostics

Sean brings more than two decades of broad experience in life science industries and academia, including over 10 years’ management consulting experience at various leading strategy consulting firms. His broad consulting expertise in life science industries spans product development and commercialization strategies, licensing and corporate development support, product portfolio optimization, corporate growth strategies, and business process refinement.

Sean is an expert in strategic decision-making and a recognized thought leader in the field of personalized medicine strategy, as a frequently invited speaker and with a significant publication list on this subject, including a Decision Analysis Handbook. He currently serves on the Editorial Board of the peer-reviewed journal Personalized Medicine, in addition to several personalized medicine-related industry consortia/committees.

Sean brings significant experience in the development of consulting offerings, as well as building and leading strategy consulting firms. Aside from founding BioStrat Advisory LLC, for a number of years he was a Managing Partner and Head of Bionest USA, both boutique life science strategy consultancies. His earlier career included IMS Consulting, SDG Life Sciences, AT Kearney, and hands-on industry experience at BMS, Illumina and CuraGen.

Sean obtained his PhD from New York University, an MBA from Wharton, and a BS from Beijing University.