Meet HIM

The people behind HIM are fun, committed, ambitious and always keen to learn.

The HIM team provides high-level research and consulting for over 100 blue-chip organisations within the food and leisure industries. We do this by speaking to more than 100,000 shoppers, consumers, retailers, store sales staff and head office executives - every year. In addition to this, our team runs authoritative syndicated shopper tracking programmes.

Founded in 1967, our management team boasts over 20 years of experience within the company and it's their skillset and depth of experience which offer real benefits to our clients. Our methodologies shape our clients' business decisions and strategies, helping them to prepare for the future in the fast moving world of retail.

Meet the team that makes all of this happen.

The convenience research experts

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Jill Livesey

Managing Director

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Katie Hemmings

Commercial Director

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Blake Gladman

Research and Insight Director

Research, Insights and Marketing

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Ruth Cousins

Events & PR Manager

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Louise McWhirter

Head of Insights & Digital

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Matt Smith

Research and Insight Manager


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Account Management

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Holly Franklin

Client Manager

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Ed Sibley

Client Services Director

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Charles Whitehead

Senior Client Manager

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Val Kirillovs

Senior Client Manager

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Josh Clifton

Account Manager

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Business Development 

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Molly Wilmot

Director of New Business

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Belle Nairac

New Business and Client Manager

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