Claire Enders, Founder

Claire Enders

Claire Enders founded Enders Analysis in 1997. Claire is one of the most experienced analysts, forecasters and commentators in UK and European media and telecoms (TMT), with more than 30 years in strategy development and market research in these sectors. In 2015, Claire was nominated as City AM Analyst of the Year.

Enders Analysis is the leading TMT research company in the UK and focuses on research, analysis and specialist expertise of major markets (USA, UK, major European countries). The company is the leading expert commentator in its sectors for the Financial Times, the BBC and The Economist. More than 170 financial, corporate and regulatory organisations subscribe to Enders Analysis research. 

Enders Analysis supports a wide range of charities in the UK with which Claire is actively involved, including the NSPCC, and many cultural enterprises. Claire is a Trustee of Glyndebourne and a Trustee of the Natural History Museum development trust. She is a graduate of Yale and of the London Business School.

Kip Meek, Chairman

Kip Meek

Kip is Enders Analysis’ Chairman. Kip is a founder of Communications Chambers, a group of senior communications industry professionals, which provides public policy and strategic advice to the TMT sector. He is also a Senior Adviser to EE. He became Chairman of RadioCentre in July 2014, having previously been a non-Executive Director. He was appointed ‘Independent Spectrum Broker’ by the UK government in February 2009. Between 2003 and 2007, Kip was a Board member of Ofcom. Kip led the negotiations with BT that led to the establishment of Openreach. He co-founded Spectrum Strategy Consultants in 1993. Kip holds a Modern History degree from Oxford University and an MSc from London Business School.

Gill Hind, COO

Gill Hind

Gill has widespread knowledge of the TV and radio markets. She was previously Operations Director at Freeview, and has run strategy teams in Channel 4 and Capital Radio, where she was also responsible for media regulation and competition issues. Gill holds a psychology degree from Bristol University. 

Douglas McCabe, CEO

Douglas McCabe

Douglas is an opinion leader on print and online media, reports on media substitution, and consults on commercial strategies for the internet age. He is a former director of Fish4, the online advertising portal, and was responsible for market research and sales development at the HMV Group.Douglas holds a degree from Stirling University.

James Barford, Head of Telecoms

James Barford

James covers fixed and telecoms mobile operators in the UK and Europe, and has over 15 years experience in the telecoms sector. He is a qualified chartered accountant and a former senior equity analyst with Lehman Brothers, and was an international consultant with PwC in the telecoms strategy and policy team.James holds a degree in mathematics from Oxford University. 

Toby Syfret, Head of TV

Toby Syfret

Toby Syfret covers television market developments in the UK and continental Europe. He has provided independent consultancy services on international TV broadcast and new media development issues. He is a leading international authority on ‘peoplemeter’ measurement of television audiences. Toby previously managed the Ogilvy and Mather European media centre, and was head of new media at J. Walter Thompson. Toby holds a doctorate in philosophy (developmental psychology) from Oxford University.

Alice Enders, Head of Research

Alice Enders

Alice reports on global recorded music market developments and supplies consultancy services on licensing and B2B media. She is a former senior economist at the World Trade Organisation and was professor of economics at York University, Canada.Alice holds a doctorate in economics from Queens University, Canada. 

Ian Maude, Head of Internet

Ian Maude

Ian is a widely cited analyst of online media. He is a former VP at AOL Europe, where he was on the UK management board with responsibility for commercial revenue. He played a lead role in establishing IABUK, the industry body promoting internet marketing. Ian holds an MBA from Warwick Business School.  

Francois Godard, European media and telecoms

Francois Godard

François covers French fixed telecoms market and continental TV and media developments. He consults for the Conseil Supérieur de l’Audiovisuel and the European Broadcasting Union, and worked for the Aegis media services group.François holds a degree from the Institut d’études politiques in Paris. 

Michael Underhill

Michael Underhill

Michael is a research analyst who has assisted in a variety of projects across media and telecoms. He has particular knowledge about the Irish and UK TV broadcasting industry.He holds a BA in Politics from the University of Leeds. 

Thomas Caldecott

Thomas Caldecott

Thomas is a research analyst working in the media team. He has contributed to projects examining the newspaper and consumer magazines industries. Thomas holds a BA in Politics from the University of Durham. 

Theo Gibson

Theo Giubson

Theo is a telecoms research analyst covering fixed line telecoms in the UK and mobile telecoms in the UK and Europe. Theo holds a degree in Economics from the University of Durham.

Katerina Sklavounou

Katerina is a research analyst working in the broadcasting team. She has contributed to reports on the UK and US markets and media consulting projects. Katerina holds an MSc in Management and Strategy from the London School of Economics.

Rukshan Mehra

Rukshan Mehra

Rukshan is a telecoms research analyst covering fixed line telecoms in the UK and mobile telecoms in the UK and Europe. Rukshan has also worked in projects across the media sector with a particular focus on internet trends and online activities including social media, gaming and e-commerce. Rukshan holds an MA in Psychology and Business Studies from the University of Edinburgh.

Joseph Evans

Joseph Evans

Joseph is a research analyst in the media team. He has contributed to work on the press and digital media. He holds a BA in Philosophy and Theology from the University of Oxford.

Julian Aquilina

Julian is a research analyst in the broadcasting team, contributing to work on the UK and European markets. Julian holds a Masters of Engineering from the University of Durham.

Heloise Thomson

Heloise Thomson

Heloise is a research analyst focusing on digital companies. She has worked on a range of projects within this sector, including the video game industry, social media and internet trends. She holds a BSc in Anthropology from University College London.

Chris Hayes

Chris Hayes

Chris is a research analyst and economist working in the media team, and has contributed to work on recorded music and the creative industries. He holds a BA in Philosophy, Politics & Economics from the University of Oxford.

Matti Littunen

Matti is a research analyst focusing on the digital media and technology sectors. He holds an MPhil in International Relations and Politics from Cambridge University and an MA in German and International Relations from St Andrews.