Our Team

Experts in pricing, strategy and analytics. Inquisitive by nature, our personal approach and robust analytical skills provide work of the highest quality, tailored to our clients’ needs.

    Tim Ham, MBA

    Tim Ham, MBA

    CEO

    BACKGROUND

    BRITISH AIRWAYS
    OLIVER WYMAN
    BRITISH GAS

    EDUCATION

    MECHANICAL ENGINEERING
    MBA LONDON BUSINESS SCHOOL
    Tim is the founding director of Pearson Ham. He has been working in pricing for 20 years across a wide-range of market sectors; business services, education, energy, financial services, leisure, media, pharmaceuticals, retail, software, and travel are some of the sectors from which he can leverage experience. His time has been split between B2C and B2B both as a practitioner and as a consultant.

    Tim holds an MBA from London Business School and has a long-standing passion for helping others improve their pricing. He has achieved this in a number of different ways, and is experienced in looking at commercial model redesign, pricing strategy, price structure and level optimisation, promotions, value communications, pricing capabilities and processes, and monitoring of price performance.

    Tim enjoys sailing, running, swimming and travelling
    He has three children who broadly consume all of Tim’s time outside of work.
    Jill Ridley-Smith, MBA

    Jill Ridley-Smith, MBA

    Non-Executive Director

    BACKGROUND

    HGCAPITAL
    GLAXOSMITHKLINE
    L.E.K CONSULTING

    EDUCATION

    1ST IN ECONOMICS, MBA
    (KELLOGG SCHOOL OF MANAGEMENT)
    Jill is an experienced Non-Executive Director having worked at Board level for over 15 years.

    She brings an independent perspective drawn from her career in Private Equity finance, strategy consulting, corporate marketing and latterly advisory services for SMEs.

    Her skills include strategic planning, monitoring, organisation management, raising capital, corporate governance and communications.
    Nick Allen, BA

    Nick Allen, BA

    Non-Executive Director

    BACKGROUND

    PROCTER & GAMBLE
    RHM GROUP
    SHELL
    NAVIGANT CONSULTING

    EDUCATION

    BA BUSINESS, KINGSTON BUSINESS SCHOOL,
    LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT, INSEAD
    Nick leads Pearson Ham’s pricing consultancy activity in the energy sector. Prior to joining Pearson Ham, he spent 15 years working across the sector, both as a client and a management consultant. During this time, he led Shell’s retail fuels pricing strategy development and delivery across 40+ countries, and helped a broad range of energy companies and equipment manufacturers to navigate the transition underway in the sector.

    With a background in fast moving consumer goods marketing, Nick has an inherently inquisitive nature, and looks to combine a deep understanding of the customer with operational realities, to develop and deliver outcomes that ensure strategy turns to action, and delivers results in the market.
    David Boothman, MBA

    David Boothman, MBA

    COO

    BACKGROUND

    WOLSELEY UK LTD
    BATHSTORE
    ARGOS
    HOMEBASE

    EDUCATION

    MBA, CRANFIELD SCHOOL OF MANAGEMENT
    BA (Hons) GEOGRAPHY, UNIVERSITY OF CAMBRIDGE
    David is an experienced commercial executive having worked at Board level for over 10 years. Prior to joining Pearson Ham David spent over 20 years leading commercial, buying, merchandising and pricing teams across UK retail and B2B distribution businesses. Most recently David established a leading pricing function within a FTSE25 B2B corporate implementing the latest price optimisation & guidance techniques.

    David has a deep passion for pricing value creation and brings a wealth of experience of driving & embedding successful pricing transformation.

    David enjoys an active lifestyle outside of Pearson Ham. David is regular gym goer, keen cyclist and amateur gardener. A recent addition to the household is Cooper the English Springer Spaniel who helps David stay at the top of the PH ‘weekly steps challenge’ list.
    Guillaume Alexandre, MSc

    Guillaume Alexandre, MSc

    Director

    BACKGROUND

    SIMON-KUCHER & PARTNERS

    EDUCATION

    MSC MANAGEMENT, ESCP EUROPE PHILOSOPHY,PARIS IV SORBONNE UNIVERSITY
    Guillaume partners with clients to grow and optimise their top-line. He works with them to preserve market shares and prices in difficult market environments, strengthen innovation and growth plans, find new sources of margin optimisation and support sales transformation programs.

    He has served clients to build international commercial and pricing capabilities in more than twenty countries, collaborating closely with both working teams and senior executives.

    He has over a decade of experience in developing, testing and fine-tuning commercial strategy and price management approaches to achieve measurable performance improvements.
    Stephen Kennedy, MA

    Stephen Kennedy, MA

    Director

    BACKGROUND

    HASTINGS DIRECT
    SUPERDRUG
    SHELL UK

    EDUCATION

    MA MARKETING, KINGSTON BUSINESS SCHOOL
    Stephen established and led the Pricing team within Hastings Direct throughout a period of unprecedented growth. With a background in retail, many of the pricing techniques and processes he introduced were new to the industry and provided a distinct competitive advantage. Stephen has 20 years’ experience in pricing and analytics across a range of industries, contributing to effective pricing solutions.
    Ines Llerena, MMH

    Ines Llerena, MMH

    Director

    BACKGROUND

    GREENE KING
    REVENUE MANAGEMENT SOLUTIONS
    INTERCONTINENTAL HOTELS GROUP

    EDUCATION

    MMH CORNELL UNIVERSITY
    BSC UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-STOUT
    Ines is a Food & Beverage pricing strategy adviser with over 20 years’ experience in the hospitality industry in the Americas and Europe. She is an expert in Food and Beverage consumer behavioural analytics, demand-based pricing, data-driven insights and promotion strategy.

    Her restaurant pricing experience includes McDonald’s, TGIF, Darden Restaurants, CraftWorks Holdings, Dave & Busters, Friendly’s, Au Bon Pain, Joe’s Crab Shack, Quick and Greene King Pub Co. Ines has also worked in Food and Beverage operations with major hospitality firms such as: Four Seasons Hotels, InterContinental Hotels, Club Med and Compass.

    She obtained a BSc in Hotel and Restaurant Management from the University of Wisconsin – Stout, and a Master of Management in Hospitality from Cornell University. She is transparently bi-lingual in English and Spanish with a working knowledge of French.
    Bach Nguyen, BSc

    Bach Nguyen, BSc

    Director

    BACKGROUND

    MCKINSEY & CO, GOOGLE

    EDUCATION

    BSC MATHEMATICS AND ECONOMICS, LSE
    Bach has dedicated his professional career to helping companies succeed. He has extensive experience counselling Board/CXO level clients and delivering impact through commercial/top line levers in both B2C and B2B.

    Prior to joining Pearson Ham, Bach spent nearly a decade at McKinsey & Company where he served clients in 15 countries on 4 continents. This enabled him to learn global best practices while always ensuring that they are tailored and applied to the local context. At McKinsey Bach led numerous large scale transformation programmes that delivered both short-term cash and long-term value to the clients, covering the whole service spectrum from design to implementation.

    Having gone through the full consulting path from analyst to partner, Bach is equally comfortable engaging at the strategic high level as well as going deep in analysis.
    Tom Wells, PhD

    Tom Wells, PhD

    Director

    BACKGROUND

    ROYAL HOLLOWAY
    UNIVERSITY OF LONDON
    TECHNOLOGIE SERVIER

    EDUCATION

    PHD (BIOSTATS.)
    1ST CHEMISTRY WITH FRENCH
    Tom is experienced at designing bespoke price optimisation tools for a variety of market sectors and collaborating with clients to meet their pricing needs.

    With a keen eye for detail and a long history of exploring complex data-sets and models, he is an expert at analysing data from a variety of sources and has a profound ability to understand, and interpret, trends in data for the benefit of the client.

    Having a solid academic foundation, Tom specialises in multivariate statistical analysis and is adept at identifying new methods of utilising client data.
    Zeba Syed, MSc

    Zeba Syed, MSc

    Senior Engagement Manager

    BACKGROUND

    SIMON-KUCHER & PARTNERS
    MINDSHARE

    EDUCATION

    MSC INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS, LSE
    BA ITALIAN AND BUSINESS, UCL
    Zeba has expertise in using various market research methods to help clients in diverse sectors to define and develop innovative pricing strategies.

    With a natural and proactive attitude to problem solving and an interest in analytics, she is able to identify and capitalise on areas of improvement. Zeba leverages a diverse set of best practices and tools to effectively support client initiatives.

    A self-motivated planner and strategist, she applies creative thinking to situations. She has a natural ability to build relationships and work collaboratively.
    Emil Gawlik-Foged, MSc

    Emil Gawlik-Foged, MSc

    Senior Engagement Manager

    BACKGROUND

    DANSKE BANK
    INCENTIVE

    EDUCATION

    MSC ECONOMICS, UNIVERSITIY OF COPENHAGEN
    BSC ECONOMICS, UNIVERSITY OF COPENHAGEN
    Emil is a dedicated and curious pricing professional. He is passionate about growing business and delivering customer satisfaction through thoughtful value-based pricing.

    He has experience of Pricing at both the strategic and operational level in B2B and B2C, banking & financial services, transportation and retail among others. His experience includes price setting, price optimisation, price-performance monitoring, competitor analyses, and discount policies.

    Emil finds pricing exciting as it involves many fascinating disciplines: economics, psychology, data analysis, business acumen and value-communication. He is highly motivated to work with both people and databases.
    Hazel Davis, MSc

    Hazel Davis, MSc

    Engagement Manager

    BACKGROUND

    AXA
    NETWORK RAIL

    EDUCATION

    MSC OPERATIONAL RESEARCH, LSE
    MA (OXON) MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES, UNIVERSITY OF OXFORD
    Hazel is a qualified actuary with 8 years' experience of general insurance pricing, including both technical and market pricing.

    Beginning her career in the public sector, she gained exposure to a wide range of modelling techniques and subject matter.

    Fascinated by human decision making, Hazel enjoys using her analytical background to design solutions that are customer focused.
    Adam Jama, MEng

    Adam Jama, MEng

    Engagement Manager

    BACKGROUND

    BAKER HUGHES
    MSE CONSULTANTS

    EDUCATION

    MENG MECHANICAL ENGINEERING, IMPERIAL COLLEGE LONDON
    Adam specialises in open-source technologies and machine learning to develop deep and actionable pricing recommendations for clients. Using his critical thinking and thought leadership skills, Adam advises clients on performance improvement strategies, value creation plans and advance analytics.

    Adam collaborates closely with all stakeholders and has served B2B and B2C clients in a range of industries including Financial Services, Private Equity, Consumer, Healthcare, Technology and Transportation

    Prior to Pearson Ham, Adam gained experience in the Oil & Gas industry as an Engineer providing analysis and interpretation of real-time data to improve operational performance.
    Bruce Williamson, MSC

    Bruce Williamson, MSC

    Engagement Manager

    BACKGROUND

    BRITISH GAS
    DIRECT LINE GROUP

    EDUCATION

    MSC OPERATIONAL RESEARCH – UNIVERSITY OF STRATHCLYDE
    MSC RISK MANAGEMENT – UNIVERSITY OF ABERDEEN
    BSC MATHEMATICS & STATISTICS – UNIVERSITY OF ABERDEEN
    Bruce has over 15 years pricing experience in the General Insurance sector.
    He has extensive experience across home and motor insurance, delivering innovative solutions in telematics, and rating factor development.

    Bruce has a deep understanding of customer behaviour through managing the market pricing of High St brands such as Nationwide Building Society, Sainsbury’s Bank & Nat West. For each of these, Bruce implemented rating strategies using price optimisation and unique customer data to drive value for the brands.

    Fundamentally, pricing deals with understanding human behaviour and making the best decisions that align to customer & clients’ needs.
    Evann Heidersbach, MIM

    Evann Heidersbach, MIM

    Engagement Manager

    BACKGROUND

    EY
    INSIGHT2PROFIT
    THE J.M. SMUCKER COMPANY

    EDUCATION

    MIM, LONDON BUSINESS SCHOOL
    BS ECONOMICS, THE OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY
    BA PUBLIC AFFAIRS, THE OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY
    Evann is a pricing professional with analytical prowess and a deep knowledge in the delivery, implementation, and measurement of strategic pricing initiatives. She partners with clients to develop custom solutions to pursue the untapped possibilities for top-line and bottom-line growth for an organisation.

    She has addressed a wide range of client challenges such as market share decline, channel cannibalisation, promotional effectiveness, margin erosion and top-line decline. Her experience includes working across a variety of B2B and B2C industries, including but not limited to end-of-line manufacturing, construction, industrial supply, and consumer goods.

    Evann enjoys working in pricing as it touches so many parts of an organisation – sales, marketing, product management, finance – and she has a passion for bringing all of those parts to the table to maximise the outcome of a pricing transformation.
    Adam Way, BA

    Adam Way, BA

    Engagement Manager

    BACKGROUND

    ARDIAN PE
    FIDELITY INVESTMENTS

    EDUCATION

    BA ECONOMICS & MANAGEMENT, UNIVERSITY OF OXFORD
    Adam joined Pearson Ham having completed a degree in Economics and Management.

    Before coming to Pearson Ham, Adam gained experience interning in the financial sector. He built strong modelling skills and commercial awareness conducting equity research for Fidelity. This was continued during his time at Ardian Private Equity where he interned in the Mid-Cap buyout team, working on live deals and taking on a high degree of responsibility.

    An inquisitive thinker, Adam enjoys solving tough business problems and conducting transformational work for clients
    Shevket Halil Shevket, PhD

    Shevket Halil Shevket, PhD

    Engagement Manager

    BACKGROUND

    OXFORD UNIVERSITY
    ROYAL HOLLOWAY UNIVERSITY

    EDUCATION

    DPHIL BIOCHEMISTRY, OXFORD UNIVERSITY
    BSC, BIOCHEMISTRY, ROYAL HOLLOWAY
    Shevket joined Pearson Ham after completing a DPhil in Biochemistry. He has extensive knowledge of statistical methods and numerical analysis and enjoys working with others to resolve complex issues.

    As top of his year throughout his undergraduate degree, Shevket’s academic foundation and collaborative nature enable him to quickly transform data into actionable insights.
    Tom Gardner, BSc

    Tom Gardner, BSc

    Engagement Manager

    BACKGROUND

    LGC GROUP
    MTEQ Ltd

    EDUCATION

    BSC PSYCHOLOGY, UNIVERSITY OF WARWICK
    Prior to joining Pearson Ham, Tom worked as part of the in-house pricing function of a multi-national life science company. He also has experience working with clients in the retail and service sectors, striving to ensure businesses recognise the value of their offering.

    A Psychology degree and a passion for understanding human behaviour led Tom to the world of pricing, and he enjoys applying that knowledge to client projects and the challenges presented. Alongside that passion, Tom combines commercial awareness and an analytical mindset to draw out the actionable insights that enable businesses to grow and achieve their strategic goals.
    Guljeet Sahney, MSc

    Guljeet Sahney, MSc

    Market Insights Manager

    BACKGROUND

    INFORMATION RESOURCES INC.
    BRITISH AIRWAYS HOLIDAYS
    EASTBOURNE BOROUGH COUNCIL

    EDUCATION

    MSC STRATEGIC MARKETING, DE MONTFORT UNIVERSITY
    BA HONS INTERNATIONAL MANAGEMENT, UNIVERSITY OF BRIGHTON
    Guljeet has over 20 years commercial strategy experience, focused on performance improvement, revenue growth and holistic marketing, across several sectors including homewares, beauty, and FMCG, for both corporate and SME clients.

    Her consultancy experience has exposed her to a broad set of challenges across B2B and B2C, including MVP and NPD design and testing; new segment / market entry (UK and overseas); accelerated growth; and business turnaround. Many of her roles have required a hands-on approach and she has worked directly on implementation as much as strategy and planning.
    Tom Hamilton, BA

    Tom Hamilton, BA

    Senior Consultant

    BACKGROUND

    THOROGOOD SPORTS
    OPTIMUM

    EDUCATION

    BA FRENCH & ITALIAN, UNIVERSITY OF OXFORD
    Tom joined Pearson Ham with prior experience in retail and e-commerce. He enjoys creating data driven approaches to customer segmentation and consumer purchasing behaviour.

    Tom is fluent in French and Italian, and uses this to see how consumer behaviour changes across different countries.

    Tom has a keen awareness of business strategy, and relishes the challenge of helping businesses achieve their goals.
    Edward Bell, MA

    Edward Bell, MA

    Senior Consultant

    BACKGROUND

    UNIVERSITY OF ST ANDREWS

    EDUCATION

    MA ECONOMICS AND GERMAN, UNIVERSITY OF ST ANDREWS
    Having interned at Pearson Ham, Edward joined the team as a Pricing Analyst after completing his degree in Economics and German at the University of St Andrews. His time at St Andrews allowed him to develop important analytical skills as well as a keen interest in Behavioural Economics.

    Edward combines his passion for problem solving and data analysis with a personable and caring approach that helps to achieve optimal results for clients. In particular he looks forward to using his German to better engage and understand clients from across Europe.
    William Miners, MSc

    William Miners, MSc

    Senior Consultant

    BACKGROUND

    LEGAL & GENERAL INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT

    EDUCATION

    MSC FINANCE, LSE
    BSC ECONOMICS, UNIVERSITY OF BATH
    William leverages a strong knowledge in economics and finance and a curiosity into operating markets to generate actionable ideas to improve client performance. From work experience, education and wider hobbies he possesses a broad analytical skillset which includes particular strength in financial modelling and econometrics.

    Prior to joining Pearson Ham William gained experience in the investment management industry, conducting investment analysis for multi-asset portfolio managers following top-down investment strategies. He is a first-class graduate from both the London School of Economics (MSc) and the University of Bath (BSc).
    Siu-Kwong Cheung, MEng

    Siu-Kwong Cheung, MEng

    Senior Consultant

    BACKGROUND

    IMPERIAL COLLEGE LONDON

    EDUCATION

    MENG CHEMICAL ENGINEERING, IMPERIAL COLLEGE LONDON
    Siu-Kwong joined Pearson Ham as a Pricing Analyst after completing a degree in Chemical Engineering at Imperial College London, where he gained a thorough understanding of numerical analysis and process optimisation.

    With his experience in engineering, Siu-Kwong has a passion for problem solving, approaching challenges with a logical and systematic mindset. He has a keen interest in analytics and using data-driven insights to deliver solutions for clients.
    Rory Flanagan, MSc

    Rory Flanagan, MSc

    Consultant

    BACKGROUND

    WARWICK BUSINESS SCHOOL
    Q5 PARTNERS

    EDUCATION

    MSC BEHAVIOURAL & ECONOMIC SCIENCE, WARWICK UNIVERSITY
    BSC, PSYCHOLOGY, WARWICK UNIVERSITY
    Rory is experienced in applying his specialism in behavioural economics in a variety of sectors including education, the public sector, retail and insurance.

    He has a deep interest in analytics and strategy and enjoys using a data-driven approach to solve client challenges.

    His ability to apply the theories and learnings from behavioural science and neuroeconomics adds a niche understanding to a client’s problems. Harnessing his psychological understanding and analytical capabilities, he is able to create truly innovative and compelling pricing strategies.
    Mehek Khanna, Msc

    Mehek Khanna, Msc

    Consultant

    BACKGROUND

    MONITOR DELOITTE

    EDUCATION

    MASTER’S – ANALYTICS AND MANAGEMENT, LONDON BUSINESS SCHOOL
    POST-GRADUATE DIPLOMA (LIBERAL ARTS)
    BACHELOR’S – STATISTICS HONS
    Mehek joined Pearson Ham after pursuing her Bachelor’s degree in Statistics and Master’s degree in Analytics and Management – both of which have helped develop and augment her data-centric and analytical skills.

    Prior to joining London Business School, she gained experience in strategy consulting wherein she helped leading US-based Healthcare & Life Sciences clients address challenges pertaining to market entry, opportunity assessment, market access and scenario planning.

    As an inquisitive and self-motivated individual, she is passionate about integrating analytics with business know-how, to make impactful and innovative recommendations that help clients accomplish their commercial goals.
    John Thanasoulas, MEng

    John Thanasoulas, MEng

    Consultant

    BACKGROUND

    DAI SUSTAINABLE BUSINESS GROUP
    HEATHROW AIRPORT LTD
    TURNER & TOWNSEND CONSULTING

    EDUCATION

    MENG CIVIL ENGINEERING
    MSC CONSTRUCTION ECONOMICS & MANAGEMENT, UCL
    John joined Pearson Ham as a Consultant with prior experience in the energy, real estate and infrastructure sectors. He had previously delivered economic impact studies for the use of innovative energy technologies in the operations of major energy companies in developed and emerging markets. His commercial mindset combined with his experience on economics and data analytics led John to the world of pricing.

    John is passionate for delivering continuous margins’ improvements to clients through better pricing strategies and mechanisms. He enjoys delivering data driven insights to tackle complex business challenges and enhance operational efficiency.
    Iva Mushani, MSc

    Iva Mushani, MSc

    Consultant

    BACKGROUND

    MAZARS

    EDUCATION

    MSC FINANCIAL ANALYSIS, LONDON BUSINESS SCHOOL
    Prior to joining Pearson Ham, Iva used her financial and analytical acumen in advising stakeholders in merger control and antitrust cases. Iva worked with large UK and international clients across industries such as aviation, marine, and biotechnology.

    Her education and work experience have equipped Iva with strong problem-solving as well as creative thinking skills. Iva has a keen interest in applying data-driven approaches to solving clients’ problems.

    In her free time, Iva enjoys tennis, cooking and reading.
    Yana Izgarsheva, MFin

    Yana Izgarsheva, MFin

    Senior Pricing Analyst

    BACKGROUND

    3S MONEY
    VTB BANK
    MCKINSEY & COMPANY

    EDUCATION

    MASTERS IN FINANCIAL ANALYSIS, LONDON BUSINESS SCHOOL
    Yana joined Pearson Ham, having gained experience in data analytics and consulting. She has a Masters in Financial Analysis from London Business School. Throughout her career and studies, Yana acquired analytical skills and an understanding of business needs and operations.

    Working in data analytics, she applied advanced statistical modelling and Machine Learning techniques to drive insights from the data that helped identify growth opportunities and manage risks. She is passionate about solving challenging problems and implementing innovative solutions for clients.
    Salam Awartani, MSc

    Salam Awartani, MSc

    Senior Pricing Analyst

    BACKGROUND

    TIGER SPREADSHEET SOLUTIONS
    SOLUTIONS FOR DEVELOPMENT CONSULTING
    WARWICK BUSINESS SCHOOL

    EDUCATION

    MSC BUSINESS ANALYTICS, WARWICK BUSINESS SCHOOL
    BA ECONOMICS, BARD COLLEGE, NEW YORK

    Salam joined Pearson Ham after completing his master’s degree in Business Analytics, where he learned to manage and analyse data in the context of business decision making. Prior to his graduate studies, Salam worked in management consulting for 3 years where he helped clients from various industries to compete in volatile markets.

    Today, Salam is driven by helping businesses perform better and succeed. His use of data analytics and interpersonal skills, combined with his business acumen, help generate valuable insights and build strong client relationships.
    Dan Milne

    Dan Milne

    Senior Market Analyst

    BACKGROUND

    AVIVA, AGEAS

    EDUCATION

    5 Years’ experience in insurance, holding pricing analyst positions with Ageas UK and Aviva.

    Background in performance reviews and profit margin forecasting as well as risk modelling.
    Frances Luery, BA

    Frances Luery, BA

    Senior Market Analyst

    BACKGROUND

    TRAVELEX
    IBISWORLD
    DARWIN

    EDUCATION

    BA ECONOMICS, HERIOT-WATT UNIVERSITY
    Frances joined Pearson Ham with 2 years’ experience in pricing strategy and data analytics at Travelex.

    She possesses professional and academic experience in coding and modelling, with a background in market research.

    Her passion is for languages, both computer and foreign, and she can speak German.
    Marco Gusso

    Marco Gusso

    Market Analyst

    BACKGROUND

    CERVED (FINANCE), JAKALA (CONSULTING)

    EDUCATION

    UNIVERSITY OF MILAN – STATISTICS
    Marco has always been interested in maths and modelling, and combined with his passion for extracting valuable information from data, chose to study Statistics in his master’s degree.

    He started his career in 2016 at Cerved Group, where he had his first experience in pricing, working with non-performing loans. Afterwards, in order to apply and learn more about Machine Learning, he joined Jakala where he developed his professional skills working closely with clients.
    Arthur Laurent, MSc

    Arthur Laurent, MSc

    Market Analyst

    BACKGROUND

    HASTINGS DIRECT

    EDUCATION

    MSC. ACCOUNTING, ACCOUNTABILITY AND FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT, KING’S COLLEGE LONDON
    BSC. BUSINESS MANAGEMENT, KING’S COLLEGE LONDON
    Prior to joining Pearson Ham, Arthur worked at Hastings Direct, gaining experience both in commercial and pricing roles.

    As part of the Commercial team, he was responsible for analysing data to identify opportunities to improve the retention of car insurance customers, and subsequently working with Pricing, Operations and Communications teams to implement initiatives.

    Arthur then joined the Pricing team, where he designed and analysed price tests for a newly launched multicar insurance product.
    Jasim Ali, MFin

    Jasim Ali, MFin

    Pricing Analyst

    BACKGROUND

    DELOITTE LLP
    BLACKROCK

    EDUCATION

    MASTERS IN FINANCE, UNIVERSITY OF CAMBRIDGE
    BSC POLITICAL ECONOMY, KING'S COLLEGE LONDON
    Jasim joined Pearson Ham as a Pricing Analyst after working as a Consulting Analyst advising large financial institutions on their operations and helping them maximise efficiency.

    He has experience managing projects and providing actionable financial advice to investment managers, banks and insurers using knowledge gained over the course of his studies and professional qualifications. He leverages a deep knowledge of financial modelling and econometric analyses to help clients unlock value from a behavioural finance perspective.

    Jasim holds a first-class degree in Political Economy from King’s College London and a Masters in Finance from Cambridge University.
    Jamie Sargin, BSc

    Jamie Sargin, BSc

    Pricing Analyst

    BACKGROUND

    LONDON SCHOOL OF ECONOMICS
    DAIMLER TRUCKS ASIA

    EDUCATION

    BSC MANAGEMENT, LONDON SCHOOL OF ECONOMICS
    Jamie joined Pearson Ham as a pricing analyst, having completed an undergraduate degree in Management at the LSE.

    Whilst completing his studies, Jamie built his own clothing company that sold bespoke handmade garments; he particularly enjoyed the process of developing targeted marketing strategies and carrying out research to inform pricing decisions. By the time he had graduated, his business had gained a significant following and earnt him recognition and endorsement as an “LSE Entrepreneur”.

    With a desire to gain insight into a range of industries and understand how different business models operate, Jamie also completed internships in the Japanese automotive sector with Daimler Trucks Asia and has worked with a Turkish FinTech start-up in helping them derive a go-to-market strategy for the UK market.

    Jamie strives to leverage his own entrepreneurial insight, international corporate experience and comprehensive analytical skill-set to build strong relationships with clients and help solve their most complex pricing challenges.
    Charlie Ireland, BSc

    Charlie Ireland, BSc

    Pricing Analyst

    BACKGROUND

    HMRC

    EDUCATION

    BSC COMPUTER SCIENCE WITH MATHEMATICS, UNIVERSITY OF MANCHESTER
    Charlie joined Pearson Ham after completing his degree in Mathematics and Computer Science, where he cultured an analytical mindset and drive to provide solutions using data. A year working in the finance sector provided the opportunity for Charlie to refine these skills, analysing complex data and using advanced data science techniques to help inform better decisions.

    Presently, Charlie is using his passion for data science to find actionable insight hidden within business problems. Presenting these actions concisely and imaginatively, alongside using his strong interpersonal skills, build robust client confidence and allow them to succeed.
    Hannah Ricci, MSc

    Hannah Ricci, MSc

    Pricing Analyst

    BACKGROUND

    BANK OF MONTREAL

    EDUCATION

    MSC MANAGEMENT & STRATEGY, LSE
    BCOM MANAGEMENT & FINANCE, REYRSON UNIVERSITY
    Hannah joined Pearson Ham as a Pricing Analyst after completing her Master’s degree at the London School of Economics. Her education in Management and Strategy taught her to apply economic reasoning to managerial topics such as organisational change, consumer behaviour, and competitive strategy.

    While completing her undergraduate degree in Management and Finance, Hannah completed multiple internships for the Bank of Montreal in the areas of Strategy, Change Management, and Investment Planning. Through her education and work experience, Hannah has developed a deep passion for problem solving and data analysis that helps her to achieve innovative solutions for clients.
    Gabriel Delgado, BSc

    Gabriel Delgado, BSc

    Pricing Analyst

    BACKGROUND

    COMPANIA DE MINAS BUENAVENTURA
    MLA GO LANGUAGES

    EDUCATION

    BSC MANAGEMENT WITH FINANCE, WARWICK BUSINESS SCHOOL
    Gabriel joined Pearson Ham after completing a degree in Management with Finance at University of Warwick. His proficiency in languages allowed him to grow in a diverse environment, feeding his curiosity for untapped knowledge.

    Having a background in financial planning and investor relations, Gabriel developed analytical and communication skills with different stakeholders. His entrepreneurial and innovative spirit led Gabriel to stand out in business-related competitions during his studies, broadening his commercial acumen. Through the pandemic, he leveraged his network in order to provide bespoke consulting services to a sole business owner in Peru.

    Gabriel is eager to contribute to unique problem-solving scenarios that will help his clients in their pricing decisions, building relationships and knowledge from project to project.
    Ella Grant, BSc

    Ella Grant, BSc

    Pricing Analyst

    BACKGROUND

    J.P. MORGAN

    EDUCATION

    BSC ECONOMICS, UNIVERSITY OF WARWICK
    Ella’s degree in economics encompassed areas such as behavioural economics, statistical modelling, and consumer and competitor analysis. She initially applied her academic background to a finance role at J.P. Morgan before moving into pricing.


    Ella's areas of interest include traditional economics, such as modelling elasticities, and behavioural economics, particularly in studying non-standard consumer behaviour, as well as data analysis and problem solving in general interest her.

    Ella enjoys tackling and solving business problems in a creative, collaborative way and delivering real, workable recommendations to clients.

    Ella loves spending time with her 4 sisters and dogs, and enjoys sports such as running and football.
    Ned Petch, BSc

    Ned Petch, BSc

    Pricing Analyst

    BACKGROUND

    KPMG

    EDUCATION

    BSC MATHEMATICS & PHYSICS, UNIVERSITY OF ST. ANDREWS
    Ned credits his foray into financial services for bettering his commercial awareness and understanding of market environments.

    He has a specific interest in how strategies of behavioural economics and analytics complement each other as problem solving metrics. This has led him to champion collaborative efforts from various perspectives.

    Through his education and work experiences Ned has developed a passion for new experiences and value driven solutions.
    Fabio Spagliardi, PhD

    Fabio Spagliardi, PhD

    Pricing Analyst

    BACKGROUND

    EDUCATION

    DPHIL PARTICLE PHYSICS, UNIVERSITY OF OXFORD
    MSC PARTICLE PHYSICS, UNIVERSITY OF MANCHESTER
    BSC PHYSICS, UNIVERSITY OF PISA
    Fabio is experienced in analysing and drawing insights from data using a variety of tools. His strong academic background has trained him in problem solving and conducting rigorous analyses.

    Fabio is an avid problem solver and enjoys understanding drivers and mechanisms behind complex issues. He is passionate about learning, and wishes to apply his expertise to challenging pricing problems.

    Other than playing football, tennis and squash, Fabio enjoys reading books and is currently trying to improve his cooking skills.
    Ryan Pointing, MSc

    Ryan Pointing, MSc

    Pricing Analyst

    BACKGROUND

    BAE SYSTEMS
    CAPITA

    EDUCATION

    MSC MANAGEMENT (FINANCE), DURHAM UNIVERSITY,
    BSC ECONOMICS, UNIVERSITY COLLEGE LONDON
    Ryan joined Pearson Ham as an analyst with previous experience in business intelligence and having completed a master’s degree at Durham University.

    Working in business intelligence provided Ryan with experience on projects that used complex data sources to produce data visualisation on tools such as Tableau. His master’s in management finance gave him the skills to analyse data to provide insightful business solutions. Ryan strives to leverage these skillsets to provide bespoke pricing solutions to clients.

    He has an interest in creating data visualisations that are informative and aesthetically pleasing. He is also interested in using statistical software such as STATA to find data insights, which help provide bespoke pricing solutions to clients.

    In his spare time Ryan enjoys watching the latest films, playing football and reading.
    Karim Serhal, MEng

    Karim Serhal, MEng

    Pricing Analyst

    BACKGROUND

    STEER (SDG)

    EDUCATION

    MENG CIVIL AND ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERING, IMPERIAL COLLEGE LONDON
    Prior to joining Pearson Ham, Karim developed and applied his analytical skills on demand and revenue forecasts for major Public-Private Partnerships and private operators including airports, highways and travel insurance. He has worked with major clients including multi-national commissions, investment banks and governmental entities across Europe, North America, Africa and the Middle-East.

    His background and international exposure have made him passionate in working with different people all while using the latest data analysis and strategy methods for transforming data into actionable insights. Indeed, throughout his education and career, Karim was highly motivated in delivering the best outcome and not just an output, and he strives do the same when developing pricing strategies and models for Pearson Ham’s clients.

    Karim’ cultural and education background have made him proficient in English, French and Arabic, and conversant in Spanish. He is always open to learn about new skills and approaches especially if it involves international exposure.

    Outside of work, Karim enjoys playing Squash and travelling. He has currently visited 51 countries and aims in reaching the 100 mark soon.
    Massimo Brozzi, MBA

    Massimo Brozzi, MBA

    Technical Lead

    BACKGROUND

    RAFFOLUX
    GOLBALDATA
    BIOTRONICS 3D

    EDUCATION

    MBA
    MSC/MENG ELECTRONIC ENGINEERING, UNIVERSITY LA SAPIENZA, ROME
    Massimo has extensive experience in different roles as head of engineering, head of development and principal lead senior software engineer and architect.

    Massimo is passionate about software development and technical management. Having a broad knowledge of Software Engineering and a flexible approach to follow all the software development process, he can take on several roles across all the Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) from Business Analysis to Development / Test / Software Integration / Maintenance /
    Project Management activities.

    Massimo’s hobbies include trekking and hiking. He’s passionate about work psychology and methodologies and likes to keep up with current technologies such as quantum computing and artificial intelligence.
    Anant Singh

    Anant Singh

    Tableau Developer

    BACKGROUND

    TATA CONSULTANCY SERVICES
    VODAFONE
    JAGUAR LAND ROVER
    APPLE

    EDUCATION

    BTECH ELECTRONICS & COMMUNICATION ENGINEERING, WBUT, INDIA.
    Anant has experience in a wide range of corporate environments having specialised in enriching digital transformations and working with data analytics. This passion for product development shows with his work revolving around a customer obsession that is supported by his creative problem-solving skills.

    Anant remains driven throughout his workday with a resolve to see his data-insights empower business decision making processes.

    Outside of data he can often be found providing insights on ‘anything cricket’ and what’s proven to be an array of culinary skills. Anant is also fluent in Hindi.
    Abdul Kareem Gara, MSc

    Abdul Kareem Gara, MSc

    Junior Developer

    BACKGROUND

    EDUCATION

    MSC PHYSICS, LOUGHBOROUGH UNIVERSITY
    BSC PHYSICS, LOUGHBOROUGH UNIVERSITY
    Abdul’s background in physics introduced him to coding and since completing his degree he has been continuing to develop his skills further.

    Apart from the world of physics, Abdul also likes to code as it requires a lot of problem solving and he is fascinated with areas like data engineering and machine learning.

    Abdul is a curious and highly motivated individual that likes to learn. He also enjoys cooking, going to the gym and football!
    Rajendra Gowd Kondeti, MSc

    Rajendra Gowd Kondeti, MSc

    Data Engineer

    BACKGROUND

    ACCENTURE

    EDUCATION

    MSC ADVANCED COMPUTER SCIENCE,
    UNIVERSITY OF HERTFORDSHIRE
    Rajendra has experience in implementing data flows to connect operational systems, data for analytics and BI systems. It includes creating ETLs and developing BI reports that can be re-used and build accessible data for analysis.

    Rajendra is a highly competent IT professional with a proven track record in designing ETLs and managing databases. He has strong technical skills as well as excellent interpersonal skills, enabling him to interact with wide range of clients.

    Rajendra’s greatest passion in life is using his technical know-how to benefit other people and organisations.
    James Robinson, BSc

    James Robinson, BSc

    Junior Data Engineer

    BACKGROUND

    AECOM, PRONTOPRO

    EDUCATION

    BSC COMPUTER SCIENCE, UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH WALES
    James joined Pearson Ham after completing his degree in Computer Science. Alongside his studies, he worked with an engineering consultancy as well as a start-up designing ways of automating business processes.

    James is interested in the subject of Digital Transformation and enjoys exploring how the cutting-edge can be successfully integrated into working processes.
    Susie Canny

    Susie Canny

    HR Lead

    BACKGROUND

    EDUCATION

    MASTERS HR MANAGEMENT
    Susie has 20 years’ experience in HR across multiple sectors including professional services, financial services and tech.

    Her passion is developing the complete employee experience. She has had a generalist career covering all aspects of HR with a large focus on talent acquisition and transformation. Susie’s aim is to develop an experience where people feel supported and thrive.

    Susie enjoys exercise by running, gym and yoga. She loves watching live music and is interested in collecting art from new and emerging artists. She also has two young children who take up all her spare time!
    Corinne Barnes, BSc

    Corinne Barnes, BSc

    HR & Operations Manager

    BACKGROUND

    ROYAL NATIONAL LIFEBOAT INSTITUTION

    EDUCATION

    BSC BIOCHEMISTRY TOXICOLOGY, UNIVERSITY OF SURREY
    Corinne joined Pearson Ham in 2016 having previously worked for a charity. She brings strong organisational skills and administrative experience and is an adept problem solver. She manages the office, team and company needs on a daily basis and is a reliable team member.
    Antony Trimikliniotis

    Antony Trimikliniotis

    Finance Manager

    BACKGROUND

    EDUCATION

    Antony is a QBE Finance Manager with 20 years management accounting experience across practice, technology and constriction.

    He enjoys providing management with accurate financial insight enabling them to take the business in the right direction.
    Carol Muffett

    Carol Muffett

    Admin Assistant

    BACKGROUND

    CANOPY GROUP
    FINISTERRE CAPITAL

    EDUCATION

    CIPD LEVEL 3 HR PRACTICE
    Carol’s previous experience includes working as team PA, EA and Office Manager across hedge funds, start up’s and HNWI.

    She thoroughly enjoys being a part of the admin/HR team and looks forward to developing her knowledge and gaining new experiences, whilst being an essential part of the business.

    Carol is fluent in Spanish.
    Jen Webb, DIP IDM

    Jen Webb, DIP IDM

    Marketing Manager

    BACKGROUND

    P&O
    SAGA
    PETS AT HOME
    BARCLAYCARD

    EDUCATION

    DIP IDM (DIRECT & INTERACTIVE MARKETING)
    BA EQUINE STUDIES WITH BUSINESS
    Jen has been working in marketing for over 15 years, during which time she has worked in a variety of sectors including Financial Services, Retail and Travel. Her knowledge spans both B2B and B2C marketing and now at Pearson Ham her focus will be on building the brand and showcasing the breadth and depth of the consultancy work that we do.

    Jen’s passion lies in a clearly defined marketing approach, where clarity of message is key. As a firm believer in the power of the full marketing mix and effective targeting, Jen brings discipline and rigour as well as creativity to our marketing activities.

    Outside of work, Jen lives in east Kent and enjoys all that the area has to offer. She will often be found exploring the countryside on her horse Blue or dog-walking along some of the fabulous beaches close by. Jen also enjoys cooking and loves to use local in-season produce from the Garden of England.
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    CEO
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    Non-Executive Director
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    Non-Executive Director
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    COO
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    Director
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    Director
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    Director
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    Director
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    Director
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    Senior Engagement Manager
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    Senior Engagement Manager
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    Engagement Manager
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    Engagement Manager
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    Engagement Manager
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    Engagement Manager
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    Engagement Manager
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    Engagement Manager
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    Engagement Manager
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    Market Insights Manager
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    Senior Consultant
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    Senior Consultant
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    Senior Consultant
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    Senior Consultant
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    Consultant
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    Consultant
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    Consultant
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    Consultant
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    Senior Pricing Analyst
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    Senior Pricing Analyst
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    Senior Market Analyst
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    Senior Market Analyst
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    Market Analyst
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    Market Analyst
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    Pricing Analyst
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    Pricing Analyst
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    Pricing Analyst
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    Pricing Analyst
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    Pricing Analyst
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    Pricing Analyst
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    Pricing Analyst
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    Pricing Analyst
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    Pricing Analyst
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    Pricing Analyst
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  • Massimo Brozzi, MBA

    Technical Lead
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    Tableau Developer
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  • Abdul Kareem Gara, MSc

    Junior Developer
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    Data Engineer
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  • James Robinson, BSc

    Junior Data Engineer
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    HR Lead
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    HR & Operations Manager
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    Finance Manager
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    Admin Assistant
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    Marketing Manager
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