Meet Our Team

GlobeScan is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive culture where all employees are valued and supported to reach their full potential and to make a positive impact in the world.

GlobeScan is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive culture where all employees are valued and supported to reach their full potential and to make a positive impact in the world.

We have built a dynamic team, optimized to solve complex challenges for our clients. Our diverse backgrounds and broad range of skills give us the ability to empathize with client organizations and their stakeholders, to bring innovative ideas to the table, and to craft practical solutions that help them be recognized leaders.

OUR Team

Laura Agusto
Laura Agusto
Senior Project Manager

Prior to joining GlobeScan, Laura was a researcher and project manager within the NGO world focusing on plastic pollution and sustainability in Hong Kong. She holds a PhD in Biodiversity and Ecology at The University of Hong Kong and is fluent in Dutch, English and proficient in French.  With a strong research background, a passion for sustainability and the unwavering belief that corporates can be a force for good, Laura hopes to help lead businesses towards a path that can maximize their sustainability.

Murad Ahmed
Murad Ahmed
Research Analyst

Based in Toronto, Murad joined GlobeScan in January 2022. Prior to joining GlobeScan, he worked as a Teaching Assistant at the University of Waterloo and the University of British Columbia. Murad is interested in issues of political governance and economy, particularly democratization and foreign aid politics. Murad holds a BSc. and Masters in Statistics as well as a Master’s in Political Science.

Álvaro Almeida
Álvaro Almeida
Director, Brazil

Álvaro leads GlobeScan’s office in Brazil. A journalist by training, Álvaro is a strategic advisor around reputation management, stakeholder engagement, purpose and sustainability. He has led projects across a range of sectors including financial services, mining, agribusiness, pulp and paper, food and beverages, personal care, automotive, chemicals, pharmaceuticals, apparel and information technology. He currently works with Natura, Banco Itau, Fibria and Anglo American.

Álvaro is the organizer and curator of the Sustainable Brands conference in Brazil and serves as a board member and advisor for various private and civil society organizations. Álvaro is based in Sao Paulo and is fluent in Portuguese and English and proficient in Spanish.

Daniel Bergin
Daniel Bergin
Associate Director

Daniel joined GlobeScan in 2019. He is based in the Hong Kong office and focuses on Wildlife Trade Demand Reduction and Social and Behavioural Change Communication. Daniel has worked as a researcher and consultant across a North Africa and Asia since 2012 and received his PhD in Anthropology from Oxford Brookes University in 2019, with a focus on wildlife trade in Morocco. As a researcher, Daniel has published on diverse topics such as sustainable use of wildlife, wildlife trade methods, animal welfare and wildlife trade law in North Africa, Europe and Asia.

View Daniel’s ResearchGate profile

Salim Binbrek
Salim Binbrek
Associate Director

With a background in international development and public policy, Salim has worked as a researcher and policy analyst for a variety of international think tanks and departments in the public sector.  At GlobeScan, Salim leads several of our global stakeholder research projects for an  array of clients from the International Monetary Fund, Inter-American Development Bank and the International Development Research Centre to Nestlé, 3M, Newmont, Gates Foundation, ISEAL Alliance, and Scotiabank.

Kathryn Borrell
Kathryn Borrell
Senior Research Manager

Kathryn joined GlobeScan’s London office in 2018 after beginning her market research career at Ipsos MORI’s Reputation Centre. Her several years of experience running reputation and stakeholder engagement research benefits clients by helping them to build long-term trust and communicate messages effectively. Kathryn has worked across a wide range of sectors including oil and gas, tech, utilities, finance, and education.

Abhishek Borwankar
Abhishek Borwankar
Research Analyst

Abhishek joined GlobeScan in the Summer of 2021 as a Research Analyst for the Toronto office. Prior to joining GlobeScan, he worked for organizations such as Tata Consultancy Services, CulturaliQ and Function Group Analytics. Abhishek has a keen interest in public policy around climate, energy and market research in general. He holds a BA in Commerce and has recently completed certifications in Research Analysis and Marketing Management from Humber and Seneca College.

Perrine Bouhana
Perrine Bouhana
Director

Perrine heads up GlobeScan Paris, where she works with leading organizations and brands, helping them understand and engage with their consumers and stakeholders, and advising them on strategies to build trust at the intersection of sustainability, purpose, and reputation.

Perrine has more than ten years of experience providing insight and advice to a diverse roster of clients, including Danone, Nestlé, Coca-Cola, C&A, IKEA, VF Corporation, and most recently the OECD. Perrine joined GlobeScan – via its London office – in 2014, having previously worked at Edelman in China and Hong Kong where she led research, strategy consulting, and communications projects across Asia.

Based in Paris, Perrine is a French native. She graduated from Sciences Po Lyon majoring in International Affairs and also holds an MSC in Business Management and Sustainable Development from Paris Dauphine University.

Esme Brewin
Esme Brewin
Research Analyst

Based in our London office, Esme joined GlobeScan in 2021 from TJX Europe. Passionate about creating a stronger positive impact toward a more sustainable business future, she has completed two university courses in CSR and sustainable business innovation from Imperial College London and the University of Pennsylvania. Esme holds an undergraduate degree in Human Geography from the University of Leeds, specialising in topics such as creating alternative futures and global insecurities.

Beverley Buchanan
Beverley Buchanan
Associate Director

Bev is a skilled researcher and strategic advisor with over 15 years of experience. Her expertise lies specifically in the area of measuring and managing stakeholder relationships. Bev is a trained moderator and facilitator with specialist knowledge in the area of stakeholder engagement and organisational culture and delights in assisting clients through a process of constructive internal engagement. Bev has collaborated with a wide variety of organisations throughout Africa including: Safaricom, Distell, Old Mutual, Barclays Africa and Exxaro.

Based in GlobeScan’s Cape Town office, Bev is fluent in both English and Afrikaans.

Gayle Chong
Gayle Chong
Associate Director

Gayle joined GlobeScan in 2014 with experience in sustainability, branding, and market research. Gayle works with clients such as SC Johnson, Citi, Maple Leaf and Natura to develop more purposeful strategies and frameworks.

Prior to joining GlobeScan, Gayle worked in the development of transformational consumer behavior change programs relating to energy, water, and waste.

She holds a Masters in Environmental Studies, and Hon.B.Sc. in Biology.

Shanice Collins
Shanice Collins
Research Assistant

Shanice is a research assistant based in our London office. With a strong background in qualitative research, she holds an MPhil in Latin American Studies from the University of Cambridge and a BA in History from Durham University.

Shanice is passionate about sustainability, presenting on decolonial ecology and eco-feminism during her masters. She is an ardent supporter of other social issues such as diversity and inclusion and was the MCR BAME officer at Newnham College Cambridge. Her master’s research also focused on the intersectionality of race, class and gender.

Chris Coulter
Chris Coulter
CEO

Chris works with leadership organizations to help them better understand and respond to shifting stakeholder expectations, build trust with key constituencies and exert greater influence in shaping the future.

Chris has two decades of experience in providing evidence-based counsel in the areas of reputation, purpose and sustainability. He is passionate about building trusted and recognized leadership for GlobeScan’s clients.

Chris has substantive international experience having lived in North America, Europe and Asia and works with GlobeScan clients in all regions of the world. He is a member of Walgreen’s Corporate Responsibility Advisory Board, The Test of Corporate Purpose Advisory Board and the Multinational Subcommittee of B Lab’s Standards Advisory Council. He is also is the Chair of Canadian Business for Social Responsibility, and co-authored the book, All In: The Future of Business Leadership.

Francis Cowan
Francis Cowan
Head Proofer

Francis has been with GlobeScan since 2010 and leads on proofreading and quality control for our reports and presentations. Recent projects he has worked on include our annual Radar survey, as well as reports for corporate, non-profit and multi-lateral clients.  He has 25 years of proofreading and production experience in print and digital publishing across a wide range of fields including legal, academic, education, advertising and financial reporting.

Abbie Curtis O’Reilly
Abbie Curtis O’Reilly
Associate Director

Abbie is a strategic advisor and researcher, with a particular focus on sustainability. Abbie thrives in helping organisations understand their purpose in society and achieve leadership positions by listening and engaging with external stakeholders and consumers.

Abbie’s recent clients range from recognised sustainability leaders such as IKEA and Nestlé, to not-for-profits, such as the Sustainable Apparel Coalition and certification organisations including Fairtrade International, the Forest Stewardship Council and the Marine Stewardship Council, among many others.

Prior to joining GlobeScan’s London office in 2013, Abbie worked in sustainability research and consulting. She holds an LLB (Hons) in Law and an MSc in Business & Community.

Femke de Man
Femke de Man
Senior Director

Femke has two decades of experience helping global organisations navigate the social contract between business and society. She leads teams focused on enhancing organisational reputation, brand positioning, and sustainability , applying her expertise gained from her corporate accounts such as McDonald’s, PepsiCo, Anglo American, De Beers, Johnson & Johnson, Citi, and Scotiabank, and multilateral clients such as the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the International Development Research Centre (IDRC).

Femke is a stakeholder intelligence specialist, focused on identifying the best way for her clients to listen to and effectively engage with their stakeholders to build trust. She regularly briefs senior executives in Europe, North America, Latin America, and sub-Saharan Africa on the societal context, stakeholder perceptions, and the implications for strategy development.

Femke joined GlobeScan in 2000 after working at an environmental consultancy. She was appointed to GlobeScan’s management team in 2016.

Alana Duval
Alana Duval
Marketing Coordinator

Based in Toronto, Alana joined GlobeScan as Marketing Coordinator in 2022. Alana is a digital marketing specialist. Her passion in market research and content creation is foundational to her ability to develop creative forms of digital media. She holds a BA in Media Information Technoculture and Geography from Western University.

Alana is responsible for creating thought leadership materials to aid in the communication of GlobeScan’s mission and service offerings. She is passionate about using her skills in videography and content creation to communicate ways businesses can take action to combat climate change.

Corinne Fontaine
Corinne Fontaine
Chief Operating Officer

Corinne manages the day-to-day operations of GlobeScan, overseeing governance, financial services, and human resources across all of our offices around the world. A member of our management team, Corinne has been instrumental in supporting our transition to an insights and strategy firm that helps companies, NGOs and governmental organizations build the trust they need to create enduring value for themselves and for society.

In 2017, Corinne played a critical role in helping GlobeScan to achieve its B Corp certification status and join the global movement of people using business as a force for good.

Noemí Gómez
Noemí Gómez
Project Manager

Noemí is based in GlobeScan’s Toronto office. She holds a B.A. in Sociology and an LLB (Bachelor of Laws) from the Universidad Central de Venezuela, with a keen interest in human rights, public opinion, political conflicts, among others. She brings several years of public and private sector experience both in Toronto and Caracas. Fluent in Spanish, she is involved in stakeholder and consumer engagement projects, including qualitative and quantitative methodologies.

Victoria Gilbert
Victoria Gilbert
Director, Asia Pacific

Victoria heads up the GlobeScan team in Asia Pacific. She is a sustainability professional with extensive international experience; committed to integrating environmental and social factors into business to drive performance and growth.

Prior to joining GlobeScan, Victoria held both consulting and in-house sustainability positions in London, Shanghai, and Hong Kong. Most recently, she was at Colliers International and the International WELL Building Institute. She has worked with a range of clients including Lendlease, Citibank, JLL, Manulife, Swire Properties, SunLife Financial, Accenture, and Haworth.

Victoria established the WELL Faculty network in Asia and continues to play an active role in the global sustainability and wellness community, leading in events and knowledge sharing forums. She holds an MSc in Corporate Responsibility and a BA in Geography and Chinese Studies from the University of Nottingham, UK and she speaks Mandarin.

Leeam Goss-Layani
Leeam Goss-Layani
Research Manager

Based in the London office, Leeam joined GlobeScan in 2019 as an Analyst after two years at a sustainability consultancy. With a keen interest and belief in the role of business as a force for good, Leeam has enjoyed spearheading successful projects for leading organisations in a range of sectors, including food & beverage, automotive, and philanthropy. Leeam holds a BA in Geography from the University of Leicester, having specialised in sustainable development and urban inequalities.

Anneke Greyling
Anneke Greyling
Director, Africa

Anneke heads up the GlobeScan team in Africa. With over 25 years’ experience in helping organisations better understand their stakeholders, Anneke is well-positioned to work closely with her clients on protecting their reputation and build trust. Advising clients on the importance of purpose, collaboration and building advocacy she supports organisations to craft strategies that build trusted relationships. Her experience straddles geographies and sectors with a special interest in Africa. She has advised senior management at, amongst others, financial services, mining, food and beverages as well as telecommunications companies on reputation and stakeholder engagement strategies. Recent clients include African leadership companies such as Absa, Gold Fields, Exxaro, Old Mutual, Standard Bank, De Beers, Vodacom, SAB, Sanlam and Safaricom.

Based in Cape Town, South Africa, Anneke is fluent in Afrikaans and English.

Lisa Groves
Lisa Groves
Associate Director

Lisa is both a seasoned international research practitioner and an expert in generating insight on reputation management and communications strategy. She has over 15 years of combined consultancy and client-side experience, including at the BBC and Freud communications. Lisa holds a Masters in Environment and Sustainable Development and has worked with a diverse range of corporate and third sector clients on how to communicate to the public and stakeholders on brand purpose, sustainability, CSR, development, social and health issues.

Anup Guruvugari
Anup Guruvugari
Director, India

Based in Mumbai, Anup represents GlobeScan in India. He has more than a decade of experience as a sustainability practitioner with expertise in climate finance, corporate responsibility, ESG disclosures, maturity and impact assessment, social entrepreneurship, sustainability reporting and sustainability strategy across multiple sectors. Anup has completed his Post Graduation with a specialization in Environmental Management and is well versed with global sustainability guidelines and standards. Prior to joining GlobeScan, Anup worked as a key member and leader in the climate change and sustainability services teams of EY, KPMG and YES BANK.

Nadia Hazime
Nadia Hazime
Senior Project Manager

Nadia is an experienced project manager, advisor, and researcher. She has helped clients address strategic issues through applied stakeholder intelligence and engagement and works with a diverse range of clients including McDonald’s Canada, Sun Life Financial, De Beers, 3M, Nutrien, SC Johnson, and Reckitt Benckiser. Nadia leads projects ranging from sustainability strategy development, materiality assessments, stakeholder engagement, reputation, and consumer attitudes and engagement studies. She has been with GlobeScan since 2018.

She has several years of experience in the financial industry, where she developed a keen interest in socially responsible investing and sustainability. She is passionate about creating a better world and tackling challenges around climate, biodiversity, and inequality.

She holds a Masters in Environmental Studies in Sustainability Management and Hon. BA in Sociology and Humanities.

Caroline Holme
Caroline Holme
Senior Director

Caroline leads GlobeScan’s team in Europe, working with some of the world’s most influential brands. She has more than two decades of experience in stakeholder and consumer consultations, covering topics relating to reputation, sustainability and purpose. She regularly briefs organisations on business and society trends and implications. Caroline specialises in helping organisations develop and implement effective stakeholder and consumer engagement strategies and pioneered GlobeScan’s very first online collaboration forum, in 2012, with Unilever.

Based in London, Caroline joined GlobeScan in 2007, having held senior consultancy and client-side roles in the financial services and healthcare industries. She is a member of the Management Team and leads GlobeScan’s strategic plan for achieving our purpose.

Kaya Huckstep
Kaya Huckstep
Senior Research Manager

Kaya joined GlobeScan in early 2022 as a Senior Project Manager in the London office. Prior to this, she worked for several market research and insight consultancies, helping clients across various industries make high-impact strategic decisions, including those in financial services, consumer products, and civil society, among others.

Understanding the importance of strategies that deliver value beyond the bottom-line, Kaya has leveraged her business consultant skills on ESG-focused projects with sustainability-conscious businesses. She has worked as an Engagement Manager for a pro-bono consultancy and holds a certificate in Business Sustainability Management from the Cambridge Institute for Sustainable Leadership.

Kirby Jacobs
Kirby Jacobs
Research Analyst

Kirby joined GlobeScan’s San Franscisco team in the Spring of 2022. As part of her work with GlobeScan, Kirby is instrumental in delivering projects that engage collaboratively, empathically, and reliably on behalf of sustainable outcomes.

She holds a B.S. in Anthropology from Virginia Commonwealth University and a M.A. in Public Anthropology from American University. Kirby’s background is in intercultural community development, qualitative research, and environmental anthropology, and she has particular interest in issues of access and placemaking, social ecology, and critical human geography.

Idit Jankelovicius
Idit Jankelovicius
Project Manager

Idit is a Brazilian/Israeli who joined GlobeScan’s Sao Paulo office in 2020. She brings 15 years of experience in research, strategy, and innovation in senior roles, across international B2C and B2B companies.

Skilled in both quantitative and qualitative methodologies, her work has covered a wide range of sectors including food and beverage, financial services, pulp and paper, personal care, beauty, and pharmaceutical..

Idit holds a postgraduate degree in Market Research and a bachelor’s degree in Business Management and is fluent in Portuguese and English and proficient in Spanish.

Henrietta Keserii
Henrietta Keserii
Administrative Assistant

Based in our Toronto office, Henrietta provides administrative support to our C.O.O. and all GlobeScan’s team members around the world. A recent graduate of Seneca college, Henrietta joined GlobeScan in 2020.  She is fluent in English and Hungarian.

Dr. Eugene Kritski
Dr. Eugene Kritski
Vice President, Methodology

Dr. Kritski is GlobeScan’s chief methodologist, and is involved in the fundamental design and analysis of all major projects. Eugene has 20 years of experience in international public opinion, marketing and stakeholder research.  He has expertise in both quantitative and qualitative methodologies with a specific knowledge of cross-cultural study design and implementation.

He is the author of several books and research papers, and a frequent speaker at professional forums. Dr. Kritski has taught research methodology to graduate students at The George Washington University and Adizes Institute for Organizational Transformation.  Fluent in English and Russian, Eugene joined GlobeScan in 2003.

Aniko Lakezi
Aniko Lakezi
Research Manager

Aniko joined the GlobeScan London office in 2022 with solid experience in designing and managing both qualitative and quantitative research projects among the general public, and a variety of stakeholder audiences. Over her years in market research, she has covered a wide range of issues such as ESG, the future of mobility, and wildlife protection. Aniko thrives on providing useful strategic insight and recommendations to her clients.

Christine LaMontagne
Christine LaMontagne
Associate Director

Christine is based in GlobeScan’s San Francisco office and has worked with a wide range of global organisations including McDonald’s, Fairtrade International, the Walt Disney Company, and Cisco, among many others. Christine most enjoys helping clients respond to stakeholder expectations on issues that relate to sustainability and corporate reputation. In addition, she has led on global consumer engagement studies and has a strong understanding of today’s ethically-driven consumer landscape and trends.

Prior to joining GlobeScan, Christine was a sustainability analyst at a socially-responsible investment firm near Washington, D.C.

Tove Malmqvist
Tove Malmqvist
Senior Project Manager

Tove manages GlobeScan’s syndicated Radar research program—delivering high value analysis, sector-specific findings, and relevant data-driven insights for issues and reputation management to leadership organizations in the corporate and non-profit arenas. Tove also manages The Sustainability Survey, conducted in partnership with the consultancy SustainAbility and Sustainable Brands. Fluent in English, French and Swedish, Tove has been with GlobeScan since 2005.

Robin Miller
Robin Miller
Manager, Communications and Digital Media

Robin is a marketing and communications expert with over 10 years of experience. Based out of GlobeScan’s Toronto office, he is responsible for disseminating our thought leadership research to external audiences, including the media, public, and clients.

Robin manages our online presence, social media channels, and coordinates our regular online webinars highlighting findings from our range of research projects.

Robin joined GlobeScan in 2010 after previous roles in sustainability communications and management and graduated from Dalhousie University in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.

James Morris
James Morris
Director

James leads GlobeScan’s San Francisco office where he works in partnership with leading organizations, helping them understand and engage with their stakeholders, and advising them on strategies to build trust and drive long-term value for themselves and society.

James has two decades of experience providing strategic insight and advice to a diverse roster of clients. Recent clients include The Walt Disney Company, the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, HP, eBay, AT&T, Clorox, TB Alliance, PG&E, Intel and VMware.  James joined GlobeScan in 2009, having previously worked at Ipsos MORI in the UK, where he provided strategic insights to government, businesses and non-profits.

Eve Murray
Eve Murray
Executive Administrator

Eve manages GlobeScan’s London office and provides senior administrative support to the London and Paris-based teams. She joined GlobeScan in 2010, having previously held various roles in corporate marketing for The Royal Bank of Scotland and Xerox Corporation.

Terri Newman
Terri Newman
Director, Graphics and Technical Support

Based in our Toronto office, Terri directs production and quality control for GlobeScan’s reporting and presentations. She has been instrumental in finding new and innovative ways of visually displaying primary data to allow for easy interpretation.

Terri leads on GlobeScan’s online data visualization delivery tool which enables clients to access automated reporting.  Working across multiple client accounts, Terri is a key member of the operational team and is responsible for streamlining processes and delivery.

Terri joined GlobeScan in 2000. She holds a degree in Environment and Resource Studies.

Zikhona Ngqula
Zikhona Ngqula
Research Analyst

Based in our Africa office, Zikhona joined GlobeScan in July 2021, as a research intern. An aspiring anthropologist and researcher, she holds a Master of Arts degree in Social Anthropology from the University of the Witwatersrand (Wits).

During her postgraduate studies she worked as a tutor to undergraduates in the Anthropology Department Wits. Zikhona is passionate about public policy, access to basic needs and rural development in South Africa. Her research and studies have been a vessel allowing her to travel and come into contact with the various tribes and cultures in South Africa. Her Masters research also focused on rural development in a remote village in the Eastern Cape province in South Africa.

Itzel Orozco
Itzel Orozco
Senior Consultant

Itzel Orozco is a business and sustainability consultant with 20+ years of professional experience. She has worked in over 10 countries advising Fortune 500 companies in industries such as: mining, tech, banking, finance, among others. In 2019 she founded COMPASS 2050, online Academy for Sustainability. Previously, she worked as an economist at the Central Bank of Mexico and at General Electric Consumer Finance. 

Itzel has authored several papers on business ethics and sustainability and is co-author with IPADE of the book“Shaping Social Entrepreneurship in Mexico” and she is a frequent speaker at the UN and various international forums and media.

Itzel holds an MBA – Sustainable Enterprise from the University of Oregon, an MSc. in Strategic Leadership toward Sustainability from Blekinge Institute of Technology, Sweden, and Economist (cum laude) from UNITEC, Mexico. She is fluent in Spanish, English, French, and proficient in Swedish.

Vinicius Precioso
Vinicius Precioso
Associate Director

Vinicius joined GlobeScan’s Brazil office in 2019, where he has worked on a variety of sustainability strategy, stakeholder engagement, purpose and reputation management projects, leveraging his years of experience in local development and diversity projects across a range of sectors. Prior to joining GlobeScan, Vinicius worked in the sustainability, CSR and communications departments for several major companies and NGOs in Brazil. He holds a Master in Public Policies, is fluent in Portuguese and English and proficient in Spanish.

Svetlana Rakevitch
Svetlana Rakevitch
Research Assistant

Based in the Toronto office, Svetlana re-joined GlobeScan in early 2022 as a research assistant with the Data Analytics Team (she had interned with GlobeScan in 2015). Previously, Svetlana volunteered with several organization most recently in the capacity of a grant writer and researcher for the SMILES foundation. She holds a BA (Honours) in Psychology from York University and a Post Graduate Certificate as a Research Analyst from Georgian College. She has a particular interest in research analysis, sustainable living, and psychology.

Ruksana Rasul
Ruksana Rasul
Project Manager

Based in Cape Town, Ruksana joined GlobeScan in January 2022. An experienced research consultant and project manager with more than a decade of experience, she holds an Honours Degree in Marketing from the University of the Witwatersrand (Wits). Ruksana understands the needs of her clients and has experience in both qualitative and quantitative projects, ranging from stakeholder research to consumer behaviour. She has a keen interest in sustainability research and continues to grow her expertise here. When not at her desk you will find her out and about, exploring Cape Town with her family.

Stacy Rowland
Stacy Rowland
Director, Public Relations and Communication

Based in Toronto, Stacy directs strategic communications and media relations for GlobeScan’s thought leadership programme. She has 20 years of client-side experience in public relations from her time at British Telecom (BT) in London, UK.

Stacy has an in-depth understanding of CSR and sustainability and is experienced in working across multiple stakeholder audiences. She co-ordinates joint thought leadership campaigns with our partners as well as providing consultancy and advice on client-projects on communication strategies.

Stacy moved from the UK to Canada in 2015.

Sylvie Scheer
Sylvie Scheer
Associate Director

Sylvie has 15 years of experience as project director, analyst and report writer for both corporations and NGOs on strategic research programs, research approaches with key stakeholders and multi-country tracking programs, market analysis and market sizing in APAC. She is a post-graduate, KEDGE Business School (Marseilles’ Graduate School of Management, France), Master with specialization in International Business and International Marketing.

Sylvie is now living in France, having worked in Hong Kong for twelve years.

Sarah Schoorl
Sarah Schoorl
Senior Research Analyst

Sarah is a Dutch and French bi-national who lived in five different countries. Prior to joining GlobeScan’s Paris office in August 2021, Sarah worked as an analyst and market researcher for several large multi-national corporations, such as Reckitt and AB InBev. She is passionate about purpose-driven topics and stakeholder engagement. Sarah holds a MSc Business Administration from the University of Amsterdam.

Shannon Stevenson
Shannon Stevenson
Chief of Staff

As Chief of Staff, Shannon supports the CEO and senior leadership team at GlobeScan in coordinating and executing high priority initiatives. She applies her two decades of experience to work strategically and collaboratively across the company, streamlining activities based on the priorities of the CEO and contributing to the long-term success of the company.

Pendragon Stuart
Pendragon Stuart
Associate Director

Pendragon is an experienced strategist who has spent over a decade guiding global blue-chip companies in how to be more sustainable, equitable and profitable. He works closely with businesses to help them understand the accelerating pace of change and the shifting stakeholder needs they face, so they can shape their own future.

This builds on his expertise in researching and engaging audiences including consumers, investors and opinion leaders. His work in mapping, tracking and predicting trends has helped clients such as Unilever, IKEA, Nestle and Danone steer their corporate and sustainability strategies alongside their innovation and communications.

Prior to joining GlobeScan’s London office in 2021, Pendragon worked in a specialist sustainability consultancy and two global research and consultancy leaders.

Caterina Tantalo
Caterina Tantalo
Project Manager

Caterina joined the Toronto GlobeScan office in January 2019. She is passionate about thought leadership, strategic Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) and stakeholder engagement.

She started her career as a strategic consultant while working on her PhD. She helped companies and government entities to solve strategic and operational issues; plan and implement CSR strategies; and engage their stakeholders. Before joining GlobeScan, Caterina worked in academia for several years and published papers and research projects in the fields of Strategic Value Creation, Stakeholder Engagement and CSR.

Caterina holds a PhD in Management, a Master of Arts (M.A.) in Strategic Management and a Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) in Business Administration and General Management from Luiss Guido Carli University (Rome, Italy).

Connor Thompson
Connor Thompson
Project Manager

Connor joined GlobeScan in 2021, having previously led a global youth research project to understand opinions on the sustainable energy transition leading up to 2030. He has also led public and private environmental clean-up events, educated on marine-based plastic pollution, and is a certified WWF Living Planet Leader.

Connor holds a Master of Sustainability degree and focused his major research on the motivations and barriers of choosing to lead an off-grid lifestyle in Canada. He additionally holds a Postgraduate Certificate in Public Administration and a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science.

Jason Walters
Jason Walters
Director

Based in Chicago, Jason advises multinational clients on sustainability strategy, ESG and stakeholder engagement. He brings nearly two decades of experience in consulting and management roles for global organizations. Prior to GlobeScan, Jason worked on sustainability strategy, programs and reporting for Gap Inc. and Pearson. At the Clinton Global Initiative, he worked with companies and non-profits to promote cross-sector partnerships for sustainable development. Previously, he managed economic and business consulting engagements at Deloitte and EY. Jason earned his AB International Relations and AM International Policy Studies from Stanford University and an M.B.A. from The University of Chicago Booth School of Business.

Clare Warren
Clare Warren
Director, Global Field and Stakeholder Engagement

Clare Warren is an experienced research and operations professional, with a history of success at the most influential and creative agencies. Approachable and accredited; she’s a Market Research Society (MRS) and ESOMAR member, and on the MRS Company Partner Scheme (CPS) Board, the Interviewer Quality Control Scheme (IQCS) Council, and the Association of Survey Computing (ASC) Committee.

Clare joined GlobeScan as a Director in August 2018, and is trained in qualitative, quantitative and associated disciplines; with experience as a researcher, and in both research and business operations; which affords her a uniquely advantageous place from which to drive client projects.

Eric Whan
Eric Whan
Director

Eric Whan is a Director at GlobeScan, an insights and strategy firm dedicated to building trusted leadership for a sustainable and equitable future. Over 20 years, Eric has helped steer the company’s growth to become the partner of choice for many of the world’s most influential organizations seeking to understand and reshape how they create value for their stakeholders. His current clients and collaborators include P&G, IKEA, WWF, Danone, Visa, Newmont, Nutrien, and VF Corp among others.

Eric is co-designer of GlobeScan’s and BBMG’s Aspirationals consumer segmentation and was the creator of National Geographic’s Greendex survey on the state of sustainable consumption globally. Eric also directs the GlobeScan SustainAbility Surveys program, an elite research platform that provides open-source insights from experts into sustainability leadership, progress toward the SDGs and climate action across 80+ countries. In 2019, Eric launched GlobeScan’s most recent global consumer insights platform designed to help large companies and NGOs better enable more healthy and sustainable living in a mutually beneficial way via an annual 25-country consumer survey.

Alanna Wilkins
Alanna Wilkins
Senior Research Analyst

Based in the Toronto office, Alanna joined GlobeScan in 2021. Prior to joining GlobeScan, Alanna was the Consumer Insights Coordinator at Cineplex Entertainment working on brand and reputation research. She holds a BA (Honours) in Psychology from the University of Waterloo and a Post Graduate Certificate as a Research Analyst. She has a particular interest in equitable opportunity and the inclusion of underrepresented voices. Alanna will work with a range of GlobeScan clients on stakeholder and consumer engagement projects.

Crystal Yang
Crystal Yang
Associate Director, Methodology

Crystal is involved in the technical and data quality aspects of GlobeScan’s primary research, including sampling and modeling. She uses various multivariate analysis to unlock data for insightful interpretation.

Fluent in English and Mandarin, Crystal joined GlobeScan in 2011, having previously held senior research positions at TNS China, where she led on large scale market research and data mining projects with complicated design and advanced statistical analysis.

Rosie Young
Rosie Young
Research Manager

Based in the London office, Rosie joined GlobeScan in 2021. She spent four years developing her research skills at the BBC, with a focus on engaging audiences with new and informative programmes and researching content around events such as the Earthshot prize. She holds a BSc in Marine Biology and an MSc in Science Communication. Seeing the effects climate change is having on our oceans has driven her desire to work on creating a more sustainable future. Rosie works with a range of GlobeScan clients including not for profit organisations as well as leading corporate brands.

Penny Yu
Penny Yu
Executive Administrator

Penny provides senior administrative support to all of GlobeScan’s team members and plays a key role in helping to ensure that the team well placed to deliver the best support to clients. Penny is fluent in English, Mandarin and Cantonese.

Prior to joining GlobeScan, Penny held various roles in the legal, engineering and financial industries.  Her biggest achievement was having the opportunity to be involved in the launch of a satellite going up into Space while working on a project with US companies and the Chinese Department of Space.