Our experts across Africa and the Middle East provide our clients with world leading market research information services. Click on the links below to meet Kantar TNS’s leaders and experts.

Executive Members

Charles Foster

CEO Africa & Middle East Insights

Charles is the CEO Africa & Middle East for Kantar Insights.

Karin Du Chenne

CEO South Africa

Karin Du Chenne is CEO Insights, South Africa.

Steve Hillebrand

CEO, Insights at Kantar Middle East & North Africa

Steve has been working in the region since 2007 and is responsible for the Insights business across countries in the Middle East and North Africa, including Pakistan & Afghanistan.

Lydia Rolando

HR Director: Africa & Middle East

Lydia Rolando is Human Resources Director for Insights at Kantar, Africa & Middle East. She has 14 years of experience in strategic HR management and development.

Adeola Tejumola

CEO for Insights for Kantar West, East & Central Africa and Kantar TNS RMS UK

CEO for Insights for Kantar West, East & Central Africa and Kantar TNS RMS UK

Country Leaders

Ndeye Diagne

Managing Director, Kantar TNS Senegal and C’ote D’Ivoire

Ndeye was educated in France and has over 12 years experience

Aggrey Maposa

CEO, Kantar TNS East Africa

Aggrey is the CEO for Kantar TNS East Africa. Prior to this he lead the digital and technology practice of Kantar TNS Global, across Africa, Mediterranean and Middle East.

Simplice Ngampou

Managing Director, Cameroon

Simplice contributed in setting up a “satellite” office to Senegal in CDI with an emphasis on strengthening Kantar TNS’ position CDI market.

Driss Farissi

General Manager, Kantar TNS Morocco

Driss has 18 years of work experience across client and research organisations.

Adewale Obaseki

Managing Director Kantar TNS RMS Ghana

Adewale has over fourteen years of Market Research experience.

Regional Experts and Client Leads

Melissa Baker

Regional Director; Public Affairs and Social Research

Melissa has over 25 years’ experience conducting and managing primary and secondary research across Africa.

Greg Classen

Regional Director: Innovation and New product Development and head of Marketing

Greg works with clients to provide unique, innovative solutions to complex business problems which require insight and understanding of human behaviour, combined with advanced modelling

Satish Dave

Regional Director Customer Strategies and Employee Research

Satish has over 23 years in marketing research and is an expert in the finance and telecoms sector.

Neal Henriques

Regional Director Automotive

Neal leads a Client Services function and has over 20 experience guiding key business decisions.

Ansie Lombaard

Global Technology Enabled Innovation Research Director

Ansie holds a doctorate in research methodology from the University of Stellenbosch and focuses on developing mobile and social solutions that utilise technology for better insight and business decisions

Arnie Millar

Regional director Qualitative, Africa, Middle East & Mediterranean

Arnie has more than 30 years of diverse experience spanning marketing and market research.

Sawan Prasad

Regional Director Brand and Communication Research

Sawan has over 14 years of market research and client side experience. He heads Client Service, Practice Areas & Marketing Science function in the Middle East with responsibility of supporting key Practice Areas.

Anne Roberts

Regional Director Tracking & Annuity Business

Anne is the Kantar TNS AMME expert on tracking, with more than 25 years of experience in this area.

Alison Rice

Regional Director Brand and Communication Research

Alison attended the University of Liverpool in the UK, where she obtained a Bachelor degree in Human Geography.