ComRes Appoints New Managing Director

Andrew Hawkins bolsters senior leadership team with two new appointments

London, United Kingdom, 30 October 2013: ComRes today announced the appointment of Katharine Peacock to Managing Director. Katharine, previously Director of Research, will spearhead the company’s drive into new sectors and markets, part of a three year plan that will see ComRes expand as it continues to deliver real business impact for clients around the world.

 “Katharine’s well deserved promotion to Managing Director recognises the role she has played in the growth of our business since 2008,” said Andrew Hawkins, Chairman, ComRes. “ComRes has more than tripled in size since Katharine joined, and we have a firm plan to continue on this ambitious trajectory towards 2016 and beyond – marrying deep research expertise, critical thinking and trusted strategic counsel to drive real business impact for clients.”

ComRes is further bolstering its senior leadership team with the appointment of Matina Macintyre as Director. Matina, previously Board Director at Speed Communications, strengthens ComRes’s already unique heritage in partnering opinion research with communications. Matina will also drive continued investment in staff development, customer service, and the high levels of quality with which ComRes is synonymous.  

Katharine will lead on the continued growth of the company into new markets and sectors, including recruiting a large range of research, sector and market experts to join the consultancy within the next 12 months. Those interested in being part of ComRes’s journey over the next three years can apply via

For interviews with Andrew Hawkins or Katharine Peacock, please contact Matina Macintyre on:

020 7871 8660 or

About ComRes

The leader in strategic research, ComRes marries deep research expertise, critical thinking and trusted strategic counsel to drive real-world impact for clients – whether for regulatory and public policy success, better decision making, better relationships, higher sales or positive publicity. We support the strategic and tactical needs of our clients with highly flexible, tailored and innovative bespoke qualitative and quantitative solutions. Our consultants additionally apply macro sector-specific and geo-political analysis to deliver added value through high level insight, helping to ensure projects offer strategic value in the real world. Hundreds of repeat clients have used our work to drive business, political, marketing or communications success in the UK and around the world.  Whatever an organisation’s size, sector or business, we are skilled at delivering bespoke research solutions to help drive real business impact.