Survation. is an innovative market research agency who are trusted partners to well-known brands and organisations in the UK.
We conduct telephone, online panel and face-to-face research for a wide range of customers – public sector & politics, charities, commercial brands, corporates & financial services.
Survation also have an active strategy and advisory business helping our clients better understand their customers and members, appreciate public opinion and shape the public’s opinion of themselves.
Damian leads Survation’s strategy and advisory business, working with diverse companies and organisations across politics, charities, membership organisations and also leads Survation’s FInancial Services business.
Before founding Survation, Damian worked for 12 years as a director of healthcare and technology specialist research to the UK & Europe for US financial services companies Cowen & Company, Societe Generale, Jefferies, and Thomas Weisel Partners.
Patrick conducts Survation’s strategic research for political parties, trade unions, corporate and political campaigns.
Patrick graduated from the University of Oxford with a degree in Philosophy, Politics and Economics.
Lawrence manages Survation’s telephone and fieldwork operations and liaises with clients relating to our active telephone polling operation.
Lawrence has a keen interest in campaigning and social policy. He has a BA in Politics and Sociology and an MA in Political Parties and Elections, both from the University of Keele.
Chris Hopkins is a Senior Project Manager at Survation particularly focused on our online media polling.
Chris has a BA in British Politics & Legislative Studies from The University of Hull, where he was tutored by Lord Norton of Louth and was elected news Editor of the Student Union newspaper. A keen footballer, Chris brings with him both parliamentary experience, having worked a long internship in the Westminster office of Clive Betts MP, and 3 years experience of the retail sector from shop-floor to supervision.
Koran joined Survation in 2013 and now works as a Senior Project Manager on various social research projects
Koran has previously worked at a variety of non-profit organisations, reflecting her strong interest in campaigning and social policy. She has a BA (Hons) in Anthropology from Durham University and an MA from the University of Leeds (School of Politics and International Studies).
Freddie is a Project Manager within our team, focusing on our telephone research and liaising directly with our operations and fieldwork team.
Rising steadily through the Survation ranks, Freddie started in our call centre, before being promoted to supervisor and now Project Manager. A keen breakdancer, Freddie has an MA with merit in Intelligence and International Security from King’s College London.
Andy joined Survation in 2015 as a Data and Statistics Analyst, bringing with him a wealth of experience in a variety of roles in this field.
Having graduated with a BSc in Mathematics from the University of York, Andy has worked as a secondary school mathematics and statistics teacher and as a trader for Sky Bet.
Stuart advised on some of Survation’s first ever work, and was an early friend of Survation.
Stuart has over ten years financial experience, specifically in fund management for Close Investments, and gained experience in hedge funds, derivatives and fixed income before moving into financial markets training with BPP in 2007. Stuart teaches SII certificates in Regulations, Securities and Derivatives, all levels of the CFA® CAIA and IMC Programs and a wide range of financial product courses. Stuart graduated with a degree in Mathematics from Pembroke College Oxford University in 1996 and now teaches masters level courses in statistics.