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Our Team.

Blue Marble Research is a dynamic team of individuals who bring expertise across qualitative and quantitative methodologies; and strong sector experience including public sector, utilities, FMCG and retail financial services and charity/not for profit.

Key People


Emma Partridge

Director and Partner

Naomi Kent

Director and partner
Ben Potts

Ben Potts

Director and Head of Quantitative Research

Tom Clarkson


Jo Ballan-Whitfield ACA

Financial controller and data analyst
Jane Brewis

Jane Brewis

Associate Director

Victoria Ulph

Associate Director

Laura Weston

Research Manager


Judy Jones

MBA qualified, a financial services sector specialist with a career in advertising, investor relations, market research & planning

Neil Russell

A quantitative specialist with expertise in complex statistical analysis. Neil has over 30 years working as a senior director in some of the largest UK agencies and has successfully led high profile public sector research programmes.

Anita Maidment

A social research specialist with over 20 experience conducting research for the public sector.

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We like working with Blue Marble because what they tell us is very insightful. They always deliver clear and actionable recommendations which we use to inform key business decisions and validate ideas

Caroline Harris Head of Marketing at Costa Coffee

Blue Marble has been running our member satisfaction survey for three years now and has also conducted qualitative work for us with business owners and senior leaders. The work is consistently done to the highest standards and the team shows an excellent grasp of our own and our members’ needs. Highly credible analysis from a highly credible team.

Dave Denny Head of Insight, HTA

This wasn’t a straightforward project but the team quickly got to grips with the complex issues being researched and did a superb job.

Kim Cramant Research Manager, The Co-operative Financial Services

The project you did was liberating for the business. The way we now think about our target market is embedded in everything we do.

Oliver Rudgard Head of brand at Higgidy

It has been really refreshing for me to work with Blue Marble – they have done some excellent work for us. I’m impressed by the way they meet the brief exactly and in terms of the analysis they have certainly taken our thinking further.

Sue Lindsay Head of Consumer Affairs, Wessex Water

Just a quick note to formally thank you again for all your excellent work …The project went very smoothly and I enjoyed working with you all and found it a very interesting project, which I know will be of benefit to the industry.

Project Manager UKWIR