Founded in January 2015 and based in London, we are a new breed of analyst firm with an experienced team of sector-leading industry analysts specialising in pay & multiscreen TV and next-generation content distribution.
We are expert in data collection and forecasting. Our research platform is built on the latest database and data visualisation technologies and designed by some of the smartest minds in the industry.
We have a long track record of working with all of the major film studios, leading telecoms and pay TV operators, technology companies, TV channel groups and investment banks.
We also have a fantastic team of investors behind us, many of whom are specialist in the business information and research sectors. One of them founded Lovefilm!
Dan Stevenson, Managing Director
Dan has spent the past 15 years in media and tech analysis with nine years as part of the management team at Screen Digest. He holds a degree in Politics, Philosophy and Economics from University of York.
Guy Bisson, Research Director
Guy has 20 years of experience in media analysis and forecasting. He has a global reputation as a leading analyst for pay TV and multichannel. He was a member of the management board at Screen Digest and holds a PhD.
Ben Colbeck, Commercial Director
Ben has worked in sales within the media sector for over 15 years. His network and experience includes the media, technology, finance and advertising industries. Ben holds an MA from Edinburgh University.
Ed Border, Principal Analyst
Ed has spent the past five years analysing the consumer electronics and video technology sectors. Ed graduated with a 1st class degree and masters in Mathematics from the University of Oxford.
Richard Broughton, Research Director
Richard has nearly a decade of experience in analysing the television industry. Richard led the teams at Screen Digest (latterly IHS) responsible for online video, connected devices and ISP coverage. He holds a first class degree in Natural Sciences from Cambridge.
Daniel Gadher, Senior Analyst
Daniel graduated from the University of Nottingham in 2012. After graduating he spent the next two years working to expand and develop the digital department at publisher Carlton Books.
Alex Donaldson, Director of Business Development
Alex has over 10 years of experience in sales and marketing. Focusing on media, tech and telecoms, he has worked at Screen Digest, IHS and BDO LLP. He holds a BA in French and Italian from The University of Birmingham.
Tony Maroulis, Research Manager
Tony leads the team focusing on financial analysis of the communications, TV and media market. He has 4 years of experience in mobile and mobile media, analyzing all aspects of the mobile industry. Tony holds a BSc in Chemistry from the University of Reading and speaks four languages.
Cassandra Chua, Analyst
Cassandra has recently completed a PhD in Physics at the University of Cambridge. She also holds a BSc in Physics from the National University of Singapore.
Toby Holleran, Analyst
Toby holds a BSc in Mathematics from the University of Leicester. Before joining Ampere Analysis, he worked on the editorial team at a business intelligence publication and has experience in Mathematics education.
Andrew White, Analyst
Andrew holds a BSc in Physics from UCL. Post graduation, he worked in e-commerce; in data gathering and web development roles.
Silvia Presello, Analyst
Silvia has previously worked at a technology start-up and also as an intern at UNESCO. She holds an MSc in International Economics and Business Administration from University of Trieste and a Bachelor's degree in International Relations and Diplomacy Studies. She speaks four languages.
Alex Varatharajah, Analyst
Alex joined Ampere in July as an Analyst. Prior to joining Ampere Alex studied for his PhD in Engineering at the University Of Leicester
Olivia Vernall, Analyst
Olivia recently completed a BSc in Biology from the University of Southampton. She joined Ampere as an analyst in the Markets team.
Peter White, Analyst
Peter holds a BSc in Physics from UCL, and joined Ampere in September as an Analyst.
Keiran Suchak, Analyst
Keiran has joined Ampere Analysis as an Analyst, having recently completed an MSc in Mathematics at the University of Leeds; he also holds an MSc in Aerospace Dynamics from Cranfield University and a BSc in Physics from Imperial College London.
Alexios Dimitropoulos, Analyst
Alexis has joined Ampere as an analyst in the Markets team. He holds a BSc/MSc in Agricultural Economics from the Agricultural University of Athens and an MSc in Food Economics and Marketing from the University of Reading. Prior to joining Ampere he worked as a GIS technician among other roles and he speaks three languages.
Julien Theys, Product Manager
Julien has over 10 years of experience in the media and telecom sector. He covered smartphone ecosystems at Screen Digest then worked on consulting projects for Telecom and Pay TV operators. He holds an MBA from Warwick Business School and an MSc in Management from the Solvay Business School in Brussels.
Natasha Somers, Technical Product Development
Natasha has 18 years' experience working for business intelligence companies including Bloomberg, IHS Technology, and Screen Digest. Previously director of online platforms at Screen Digest, she was responsible for the company's suite of websites, and the supporting technologies and business applications.
Neil Bradford, Non-Exec Chairman
Neil's career has focused on founding and growing information businesses. Neil started his career at McKinsey, and then co-founded Fletcher Research, a technology information firm, which he sold to Forrester Research in 1999. He subsequently became President, Americas for Forrester Research in Boston, MA. Neil is currently CEO for Argus Media, an energy and commodities information firm.
Lucy Green, Non-Exec Director
Lucy Green is an experienced PR and marketing communications professional with more than 15 years' experience in the business information sector. Prior to founding her own firm, Greenfields Communications, a leading PR firm specialising in business information, Lucy managed the European PR and marketing operation at Nielsen//NetRatings.
William Reeve, Investor
William Reeve is CEO of Hubbub.co.uk, a UK online grocery business sourced from the best local shops. He is a serial entrepreneur who co-founded Fletcher Research (now NASDAQ:FORR) and LOVEFiLM.com. He has served in a number of the leading internet business in the UK/Ireland as a founder, in an operating role, in a non-executive role, as an investor or sometimes a combination of the above.
John Sanderson, Investor
John is a strategy consultant, financier and company director, and a founder-director of Whetstone Group. He began his career working in the City in equity analysis in the leisure sector for Fielding Newson-Smith becoming a well-known and highly rated specialist in media stocks. He then joined the SRU Group as a director of Hydra Associates - the media sector specialist strategy and business development consultancy which SRU had set up.
Mark Smith, Non-Exec Director
Mark has over 25 years experience in the business intelligence sector, having been part of the original management buyout team with Screen Digest (now IHS Technology). Mark is also a director of several companies active in the creative and technology industries in mainland Europe. He has an MA from Cambridge University.