Paul Kavanagh, MMRS

MD and 'Head Bee'

Paul has spent his career using insight to help brands engage with their customers more effectively and drive business growth. His passion for delivering transformational insight has become the philosophy behind Beehive’s work with some of the world’s leading brands. Prior to founding Beehive, Paul spent 10 years in Experian's Marketing Services Division, launching Canvasse Opinion its online research agency in 2002. In 2013 Paul won a place on the prestigious Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Business Programme.

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In his earlier life Paul was as a Premier Division White Water slalom kayaker but now enjoys the peace of the skies as a keen glider pilot.

Elke Neuteboom

Research Director

Elke has more than 20 years’ experience of delivering market research programmes in the UK and globally. She has worked both client and agency side for B2C and B2B clients across sectors. Combining qualitative and quantitative research techniques, including advanced statistics, Elke specialises in conducting mixed methodology insight programmes. Her main areas of expertise include voice of the customer programmes, customer journey research including segmentation and new product development, and employee research.

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Elke is a keen badminton player and when she was 16, she won Dutch regional badminton championships with her team

Nicole Holt

Research Director

Nicole has over 20 years’ experience of designing, implementing and analysing research programmes in the UK and internationally. Since starting her career, she has worked across a variety of sectors including automotive, financial, not for profit, travel, tourism and leisure, and healthcare. Nicole specialises in voice of the customer research, helping her clients understand their customers and use that knowledge to drive change. Her focus is on creative solutions, pragmatic results and visually engaging presentations, bringing data to life and providing clear and simple direction.

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Nicole lives in the beautiful Kent countryside where you’ll often find her outdoors, walking in the woods, swinging a kettlebell, taking photographs or running cross country with her daughter’s school team which she helps manage.

Neil Callaghan

Business Development Director

Neil has over 25 years of experience of sales in the MR industry and has worked for large and small enterprises across the research spectrum. He started in Mystery Shopping before moving onto more mainstream research, continuous EPOS data, software for data analysis, and more recently VoC and employee engagement. Clients have included major organisations in hospitality, FMCG, retail, financial services and travel. Often found on LinkedIn and Twitter sharing the latest articles and features on the market place or subjects of interest. Always happy to make a new connection.

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Neil lives in the New Forest on the South Coast where he indulges in regular hiking, walking his pedigree Beagle, mountain biking and has recently taken his Powerboat 2 qualification.

Tom Raybould

Senior Technical Account Manager

Tom has an excellent knowledge of delivering online research projects, web design and panel management. Formerly at Experian’s Canvasse Opinion, Tom has extensive knowledge designing the web pages for online research panels, integrating these into online research software and managing panels and related research projects.

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Tom has a black belt in Taekwondo and won gold at the Unified ITF World Championships in 2013.

Tanzeel Ahmed

Senior Technical Account Executive

Tanzeel has a First Class Honours degree in Computer Science with a very broad range of technical skills including HTML, Java, CSS, database development, object oriented programming and project management. He has built many web sites and programmed web apps. He is a team player with a problem solving mind.

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Tanzeel does Shotokan karate


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