Meet the team

Nice to meet you!

Our dedicated team have one important thing in common – they all want to make a difference. We’re proud to have a friendly, hard-working and proactive team who are passionate about the market research industry – and even more passionate about making our clients’ lives as easy as possible.

And you’re safe in their hands, too. In fact, our team are long standing members of ESOMAR, the MRS and AQR. We strictly adhere to their codes of conduct – so you can have complete peace of mind that your fieldwork is being conducted to the highest possible industry standards.

Lisa Boughton


Co-Founder, 2011

As a people-person, my main skills are operation and strategy, account management, consumer health, feasibility, Millennials and Generation Z. I enjoy working in a young, vibrant, and forward-thinking business, where no two days are the same!

Fun fact about me: I’m the queen of hygiene and am never without my anti-bac hand gel!

Sophie Zadeh


Co-Founder, 2011

Having worked in market research fieldwork for over 20 years, there isn’t anything I wouldn’t turn my hand to. However, my passions lie with people development, finance and business strategy.

Fun fact about me: My whippet, Loki, is so named because of my love for Norse mythology or my love for Avengers – you decide!

Rich Stephens


Co-Founder, 2011

With over 15 years’ experience in sales, marketing and research, I enjoy solving problems and generating ideas for our customers. My main skills include digital marketing, sales, SEO/PPC, content marketing, customer insight and market research fieldwork.

Fun fact about me: I once rented a nightclub for 6 months. That was fun.

Kelly Barnard


Head of Consumer Research, joined 2012

My skills lie in account management, screener writing, feasibility, retail, consumer health, and FMCG. Since I started my role here at Angelfish, I’ve always loved understanding a client brief and getting inside the mindset of the consumer.

Fun fact about me: I’m obsessed with fancy dress competitions at work – I’m secretly (or not so secretly) competitive about it!

Emma Coombes


Head of Client Services, joined 2019

Having worked in healthcare research for over 13 years and across a range of roles from Project Manager through to Business Development Manager, I am looking forward to transferring all of these skills to the consumer industry! My skills include feasibilty assessments, project management, consulting and account management.

Fun fact about me: I once won a diamond in a local treasure hunt!

Jade Butler


Project Manager, joined 2018

I love the sense of achievement after delivering on a tricky project and, as a true people-person, I’m skilled at building relationships with clients, suppliers and respondents alike.

Fun fact about me: I spent 6 months living in Berlin, and absolutely loved it!

Molly Ebdon


Project Manager, joined 2018

I’m skilled at all things social media, quota-handling, logistics, and scheduling. What I like most about my role is problem-solving and seeing a project through from start to finish.

Fun fact about me: I love to travel anywhere and everywhere, and have been on the world’s largest swing in New Zealand!

Abby Pearson


Head of Inbound, joined 2011

My skills include managing a number of client brands and projects, adhering to strict deadlines, and digital marketing. The best part of my role is delivering great results for our clients.

Fun fact about me: I ran the Gloucester marathon!

Join us

We’re a fast growing company with plenty of career development opportunities, and we’re always looking to talk to like-minded, talented market research recruitment professionals. If you’d like to join a fun and hard-working team with benefits such as regular charity and social events, a fantastic employee perks programme and a generous pension contribution, then drop us a line today for a quick chat. Or alternatively, send your CV and cover letter.