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At Opinion Health we combine a strong pharmaceutical and healthcare expertise with sound research and analytical knowledge.

Michael Collyer — Chairman

Michael brings a wealth of knowledge and experience in nutrition and health to the company having worked in the food industry at a senior level for over 4 decades in a number of technical and commercial roles. He has been the Chairman of a number of trade associations in the UK as well as a Governor and Treasurer of The British Nutrition Foundation. He is a Director of Osem UK and Fellow of the Institute of Food Science and Technology.

Michele Poliziani — Executive Director

With a strong academic and business background, Michele has over 20 years’ multi-country and multi-sector research experience gained at university level worldwide as Research Fellow and as analyst for companies including Jupiter Research. On top of his research role, Michele’s focus is on overall business strategy, performance, execution and clients relationships.

Ben Cope — Development Manager

Ben, with 20 years experience in information technology is the technical lead for our research solutions. A qualified software engineer, he specialises in programming and data manipulation & analysis. With a wealth of experience in each stage of the project life cycle, Ben now oversees technical aspects of our operations and development of bespoke solutions.

Abhishek Gureja — Community and Project Manager

Eddie Blindell — Operations Manager

Long-time healthcare market research expert. Eddie has over 10 years market research experience covering operations, account management, sales and business development. As well as a proven track record of delivering results whether it is managing a department and overseeing the development and growth of key teams to developing and growing client relationships. Eddie has extensive experience in healthcare qualitative and quantitative market research methodologies. He previously worked at GFK as an Associate Director, Ugam as a Client Director, Medefield as the project management team lead and prior to that Fieldwork International and Synovate as a project manager. Eddie holds a BA (Hons) Humanities from Nottingham University.

Alexandra Bucuroiu — Systems Management and Programming

With 10 years experience as a market research programmer and having worked previously for Ipsos Interactive Services, Alexandra is involved in all technical and network aspects of our hosting platforms and systems, programming, data processing and visualization as well as database management.

Elza Cilip — Data Processing and Programming

Elza joins Opinion Health as a Data Processor and Programmer with a degree in Mathematics and Computer Science and 4 years experience in market research.

Vincenzo Di Blasi — Fieldwork and Research Executive

Multilingual market research executive, Vincenzo has 2-year experience working in qualitative and quantitative projects, liaising and providing support to project, account and operations teams and preparing reports. Vincenzo has also 8 years of marketing experience covering account management and sales training. He has previously worked at LEK Consulting and Guru Research.

Martin — Fieldwork and Project Executive

Multilingual translator and researcher covering the German language area, Martin has been active in the field of healthcare market research since 2016. He previously worked in a variety of roles for other agencies in this field, such as Lightspeed All Global (now Kantar) and M3 Global Research, and has an educational background in the humanities.

Gloria Imperatore — Fieldwork and Project Executive

Multilingual market research interviewer and recruiter with 18-year experience in conducting B2B, consumer and healthcare qualitative in-depth interviews, patient and HCP recruitment and desk research and liaising with patient associations. Her past work experience includes research companies like M3, Light Speed International, Kantar Operations, Ipsos Mori call centre, TNS and Millward Brown.

Lauren Maclennan — Graduate Project Executive

Having graduated with a masters degree in linguistics from Queen Mary University of London, Lauren joins Opinion Health with a foundation in social and theoretical research, including quantitative and qualitative analyses and data processing.