Blue Marble expands team (September 2021)

We have made three new hires following a strong start to 2021.

  • Tessa Montague is an experienced Associate Director who was previously at healthcare specialists Elma Research. A mixed method researcher, Tessa has extensive experience both agency-side and client-side, including at DJS Research, RS Components and Millward Brown.
  • Sonali Patel joins Blue Marble as a Research Manager, having started her career at Basis Research before moving to incling. Sonali is a qualitative specialist, with strong experience using online approaches.
  • JJ Tomlinson also joins as a Research Manager, having previously worked at The Good Side, British Red Cross and M&C Saatchi World Services. JJ won the AQR’s “Young Disruptors Award” in 2019.

Blue Marble Partner Emma Partridge said: “With these three new hires we are hoping to build on the strong recent performance of the business, having emerged successfully from the pandemic. Our clients come back to us again and again due to the high quality of our work, and growing our team in this way will help us to continue to deliver outstanding research on projects that make a difference to society.”

Partner Naomi Kent added: “We’re excited to have Tessa, Sonali and JJ joining the team as we head into a busy Autumn. We are a tight-knit team who deliver brilliant work – we’re sure that our three new joiners will help us continue to flourish as a business.”