Meet our team

Machine learning technology underpins our service. But our work is also powered by smart human beings.

Here’s your chance to meet them.

Sophie Wright
Having worked both as agency director and an independent for 23 years, Sophie has a wealth of valuable brand-building experience to share. Whatever the task, she likes to dig deeper.

Hannah Marcus
With a background in semiotics and a newly-acquired MA in Cultural Studies, Hannah is almost too excited by overlaps in technology and feminism. Her hobbies include ballroom dancing and talking about her period.

Alice Mathews
Following her extensive anthropology studies at UCL and Oxford University, Alice works as a Qual Researcher with a passion for people, trends and culture. Tenacious is her middle name.

Hannah Nutley
Beyond her role as acclaimed Insight specialist, strategist and mentor, Hannah has a penchant for re-learning French and practising her piano scales.

Foivos Dousos
Armed with a PhD in Digital Marketing and Media, Foivos is a dynamic Strategist with a real curiosity about people and what makes them tick. Ask him about his love of cultural analysis. He’d like that.

Sophie Henson
Yes it’s true, Sophie is a highly skilled and resourceful Strategist. But there’s so much more to her: A background in semiotics & design, and Masters in Psychology, she’s also a food fanatic, global traveller and dog devotee.

Jonathan Williams
Our founder, Jonathan, has 25+ years in the insight and brand strategy industry as a consultant, company director, and entrepreneur.

Bruna Araujo
Having lived in various countries, Bruna loves different cultures and languages. She is great at finding new brands and websites and gets interesting cultural insights to enrich the projects.

Rose Crabb
A former Director at TNS, Rose is an experienced Qualitative Researcher. Inspired by brand storytelling, archetypes and the unconscious needs of consumers. She can spot compelling insights with her eyes shut.

Marc Cohen
Marc has worked in technology-driven insight for 20 years, and has sold several successful businesses along the way.

Tarek Chaudhury
Before delving into the world of insight, Tarek worked in music broadcast and journalism, presenting radio shows and writing for magazine publications.

Ferdie Simon
Ferdie is a former brand copywriter and strategist with a thirst for culture in all shapes and forms.

James Cudd
With 20 years in insights, product design and innovation, James enjoys talking to brands about everything we offer. He’s also in the process of launching the UK’s first luxury cat brand.

Nicole Ettinger
Moving on from an MA in cultural and critical theory, Nicole almost can’t help but link everything back to culture. Admittedly, she’s got a near compulsive need to place categories and trends under a magnifying glass.

John Cranstone
Formerly a Software Engineer in the Aerospace industry, John looks after all things Platform & SaaS.

Kelly Sutherland
You’re most likely to find Kelly spending her spare time outside either by the sea, up a mountain, running or taking long leisurely walks with her dog

Patrizia Lee
Patrizia oversees our sourcing strategy, making sure we have the most diverse and stretchy sources from across the world. Guess what? Prior to the world of insight, she worked in Biomedical research with a passion for learning languages.

John Wakefield
Our CTO John has been building intelligent software solutions for more than 20 years. He was the founder of Robosoup, an AI company we recently acquired. John has an unnatural obsession with old Land Rovers.

Aisha Al-Abdallah
Aisha’s bouts of living abroad and eclectic upbringing has made her (for better or worse) a life-long anthropologist, inspired by how people make culture and vice versa.

Jonny Hills
Jonny has worked in international marketing and operational roles for over 20 years throughout the world, more recently for start-up and entrepreneurial businesses, and is never happier than when in the mountains, in the water or eating well.

Nicola Avis
With a strong qual background in consumer insight, Nicola especially loves a kids & youth brief. She’s passionate about gardening and is a big fan of Pilates.

Uva Jurcina
As a recent MA Brand Management graduate, Uva has a passion for business development and brand building. Her love for travelling and exploring different cultures allows her to always stay curious and inspired.

Bridget Dalton
Bridget’s background in academia has trained her rigorous approach to analysis but her experience in commercial cultural insight and semiotics ensures she steers clear of any ivory towers. She’s a cultural enthusiast, an avid reader and committed to fabulous manicures.

Martin Banks
Martin has worked as a Software Developer for over 10 years; more machine now than man. Enjoys getting tattoos and gaming when not writing software. Would love to get a pet snake.

Marcella Bruno
With a background in critical & cultural theories, feminist studies and social sciences, Marcella cannot refrain herself to ask how cultures shift and shape our lives. She is always on the quest of discovery with an insatiable curiosity for “what is next".

Fulden Beytur
Maths and creating new things visually have always been her inspiration, so being a web developer is a perfect match for her two passions. She loves walking around the city, whichever it is, and observing to discover.

Nilou Esfandiary
With an MA in Speculative Design and a passion for storytelling, Nilou has a strong interest in the human mind and how it impacts our actions and behaviours. She’s also a plant enthusiast and qualified metalsmith.

Patricia Bogno
Patricia is passionate about art, problem-solving and human behaviour. With a background in UX, exploring emergent content and cultural insights is her playground to understand different cultures and people's behaviour.

Flora Kader
Unphased by big challenges, Flora learnt Russian from scratch at university. Here at Discover.ai, she teaches SaaS clients how to get the most out of the platform.

Zaineb Al-Sadiq
A graduate in English Language and Linguistics, Zaineb loves working with language, meaning and building connections, as a Content Curator. She loves leafless trees, walking in the rain, bubble tea and K-dramas.

Igor Savotskin
Igor is a bilingual (Anglo-Russian), organised, creative professional with experience in client relationship management and consumer behaviour. Flexible and analytical, he loves to explore new cultural trends.

Helen Vicary
Helen has a background in Philosophy and Psychology so is most comfortable when over-thinking things; words, images, stats, behaviours or existential conundrums. When she’s not knee deep in analysis, you’ll likely find her watching sci-fi or experimenting in the kitchen.

Victoria Thrift
Vic has spent the past 14 years specialising in qualitative research and is fascinated by how new technology is reshaping the insight world.

Naomi Lovell
With a training in the fine arts and more than a decade keeping creative businesses moving, Naomi combines creative thinking and an eye for detail with an aptitude of organisation.

Suzie Fasciani
A recent Masters graduate in design and brand strategy, Suzie brings significant experience of consumer focussed brands, having spent time designing in-house for high-street fashion labels, followed by eight years in global creative agencies.


Join our team!


Regardless of your experience, if you're beady-eyed and bendy-brained, we'd love to hear from you. 

Get in touch by emailing us at careers@discover.ai

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