Senior Management

Our consultants specialize in a wide range of industries, including manufacturing, healthcare, financial services, and technology.

Leadership

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OLIVER GUIRDHAM

Managing Director

Oliver is an expert in business research and consulting with 20 years of experience. He has been owner and Managing Director of the company since 2012. Previously, he was Research Director for GlobalData, a leading market intelligence company, managing the operations of more than 1000 research professionals. He has carried out hundreds of projects for blue chip clients such as Fujifilm, Michelin, and Amazon. He attended Oxford University and is an alumnus of the London Business School with an MA in International Management from London University.

Damon has over 25 years of business analysis and investment management experience, giving him a deep knowledge of the financial sector. Most recently, Damon was a partner at Generation Investment Management, a multibillion-dollar asset manager. Prior to this he spent nine years at Morgan Stanley as an Investment Analyst/Head. Damon started his career as a graduate trainee with Schroders, after obtaining his M.A. from Oxford University.

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DAMON GUIRDHAM

Investment Research Director

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NITIN GIANCHANDANI

Business Development Director

Nitin has more than ten years’ research experience from some leading research houses in India, including ValueNotes, MarketsandMarkets, and Progressive Digital Media. During this time, he has covered a wide range of industries and been involved in both large consumer surveys and detailed technical research projects. At TBRC, he has worked for clients such as Mitsubishi, AsahiKasei, Hitachi, Sumitomo, Kobe Steel, Fujifilm and others. He has a Bachelor of Commerce from Symbiosis College, Pune.

Department Heads



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RAVI KIRAN

Life Sciences Market Research Director

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KIRSTY

Consumer Markets Research Director

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WASAY

Research Operations Director

Ravikiran has 12 years research experience in Biotechnology. He extensively worked with companies/institutions such as Ernst and Young (EY), DuPont, and Center For Cellular & Molecular Biology (CCMB), Hyderabad. At TBRC, key projects he was involved in include a market study for bovine mastitis detection kits and research on multivalent pediatric vaccines. Some of the clients he has worked for include Asahi Kasei Corporation, Fujifilm, and Sanofi Aventis. Ravikiran holds bachelor’s and master’s degrees in Biotechnology, and a Certification in Clinical Research from the Institute of Clinical Research India (ICRI). In 2006, he took an advanced course in Bioinformatics at the Indian Institute of Chemicals Technology (IICT).

Kirsty has more than nine years of experience in market research, specializing in consumer markets including FMCG, retail, and hospitality. She held positions as Senior and Lead Analyst at Canadean, GlobalData, and FMCG Gurus before taking the position as Lead Editor and Consultant at TBRC. Her experience covers a wide range of projects, including both market and consumer data, managing reports and databases, and leading specialist projects for clients including PepsiCo, Tyson Foods, and Tate & Lyle. Kirsty started her career as a financial analyst in the mergers and acquisitions market after graduating from The University of York.

Wasay has over ten years of experience in market research, data analysis, and data modelling. He has worked with market research companies such as Progressive Digital Media and Decision Tree Consulting Services prior to TBRC. At TBRC, he is responsible for the Global Market Model database and all published content. He has worked with clients such as BCG, KPMG, and EY. Wasay has a bachelor’s degree in Electronics and Communications engineering, a postgraduate degree in management from IMI Belgium, PGDM from ISBE, and has done an Integrated Program In Business Analytics (IPBA) from IIM Indore.

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GIRISH

Reports Team Head

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MANISH

Manufacturing Market Research Head

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JANANI

Pharmaceuticals Market Research Head

Girish has more than ten years of experience in market research, data analytics, data modelling and report writing. Prior to joining TBRC, he worked with GlobalData. He has worked on all the major consumer industries including retail, food services, and CPG. At TBRC, he has worked with clients such as Total SA, Panasonic, Fujikura, and Cordstrap. Some major projects he has been involved in include market research studies on Fiber Lasers, Bottled Water, and Bio Stimulants. Girish has a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science and Engineering and a postgraduate degree in management from NDIIM, Hyderabad.

Manish has around eight years of experience in consulting and market research. Prior to joining TBRC, he worked with consulting firm GlobalData and Synchrony Financial. At TBRC, he heads the consulting team for the Manufacturing and Services sectors and is involved in managing various qualitative and quantitative market research projects, providing recommendations to help clients achieve their growth objectives. He has worked for clients such as Sony, Honda, Hitachi, Fujitsu, Toshiba, Kobe Steel, Total, Kyocera, JCOAL, JETRO, and BASF. Some key projects he was involved in include Compressors, Water Pumps, Industrial Air Dryers, BLDC Motors, Electric Furnace Steel, Thermoplastic Sheets, and Medical Printers. He has a bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from NIT Allahabad.

Janani has 10 years’ experience in the Pharmaceutical and Medical Devices industry across various areas – Sales, Training, Academics and Market Research. She has worked with companies such as Pfizer India and Global Data Research Centre. At TBRC, she has been involved in market studies for the pharmaceutical industry and supported client projects in dermatology products. Janani holds a bachelor’s degree in Pharmacy from Osmania University, Hyderabad, a master’s degree in Pharmaceutical Management from Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University, Hyderabad, and has completed a certificate course in Integrated Marketing Communications from Nanyang Technological University, Singapore.

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Professional Services Lead Consultant

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KARUNAKAR

Data Scientist

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Pavan Kumar Galla

Head of Software

Jonah comes with 20+ years’ experience in the IT and ITES sectors, specializing in undertaking process improvement and business transformation projects as a management consultant with major telecom and media clients such as Telefonica, Giffgaff, Sky, and BBC in the UK. Jonah possesses excellent problem solving and analytical skills, with an eye for detail approach towards successful completion of various projects attaining the desired results. He has a bachelor's degree in Business Administration from Bangalore University, India.

Karunakar has experience in using data for descriptive representation and analysis, prescriptive decision making and outcome forecasting. He is strong in key technologies such as Python, SPSS, Advanced Excel. He has hands on experience in visualization using Power-point and Tableau. Karunakar previously worked for several years in an analytical solutions consultancy.

Pavan has over 15+ years of experience in technology and an excellent track record of building, architecting and delivering highly reliable and scalable systems/ software across a variety of areas and technologies, such as internet/ enterprise applications, Healthcare, Oil and Gas, Financial Systems, etc. He has worked for Globaldata, Progressive Digital Media, Promantra Synergy Solutions and has good experience in Design/Process:OOAD, Design Patterns, SDLC: Agile methodology, Scrum framework (Scrum Master & Product Owner roles) and traditional waterfall, as well as handling Server and Databases (SQI, MYSQI). He has a bachelor’s degree in Electronics and Instrumentation from Madras University.