Our leaders drive TNS to provide our clients with world-beating market research information services. Click on the tiles below to meet TNS’ leaders.

Richard Ingleton

Global CEO

Richard joined TNS in July 2013 as Global CEO, having spent the previous five years leading the global customer practice at Ernst & Young.

Mike Gettle

CEO Americas & Global Chief Operating Officer

Mike Gettle was appointed CEO of the Americas in 2013 and continues in his role as Global COO.

James Brooks

Global Operations Director

James leads TNS’s operations teams across the globe, driving high quality data collection and analysis as the basis for TNS insights.

Rebecca Wynberg

Non Executive Chair, TNS Qualitative

Recognised with an MRS Fellowship for her contribution to the industry, Rebecca has over 30 years’ experience in qualitative research.

Kim MacIlwaine

CEO, Africa, the Mediterranean and Middle East (AMME)

Kim has run TNS’s Africa, the Mediterranean and Middle East operations since joining the Group in January 2011.

Chris Riquier

CEO Asia Pacific

Chris leads TNS’s research teams across 18 countries, including some of the most dynamic markets in the world today.

Heather Payne

Chief Client Officer

In her role as Chief Client Officer Heather is responsible for the development and growth of our key client relationships.

Robert A. Wieland

Chief Research Officer

Robert is responsible for the global offer strategy, R&D initiatives and technology enabled research. He is a member of the Kantar Innovation Board.

David Errington

Global CFO

David is responsible for the financial capabilities, records and reporting of the TNS Group.

Ishbel Morrison

Global Human Resources Director

Ishbel leads the TNS global HR team with a particular focus on recruiting, developing and retaining the talent to drive our business forward.

Jonathan Chocqueel-Mangan

Director of Strategy and Transformation

Jonathan is responsible for the development and delivery of TNS strategy.

Yvonne Pernodd

CEO, Nordics & Baltics

Yvonne is the head of TNS businesses in the Nordics & Baltics region, running full service agencies in seven countries.

Ruslan Tagiev

CEO, TNS Russia

Ruslan has led TNS’s operations in Russia since taking up his current CEO role in 2008.

Rémy Pothet

Global Automotive Sector Head

Rémy is responsible for TNS’s automotive sector strategy, including business development and global account management.

Dr Michelle Harrison

Global Head of Political and Social

Appointed in January 2015, she was previously the CEO of TNS BMRB. She also heads up the WPP Government and Public Sector Practice.

Will Galgey


Will joined TNS UK in January 2015.

Anjali Puri

Global Head, TNS Qualitative

Appointed Global Head of TNS Qualitative in January 2015, Anjali is a seasoned qualitative researcher with more than 25 years in the industry.

Stefan Stumpp

CEO, Germany & CEE

Stefan is responsible for the TNS businesses in Germany, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Poland and the Ukraine.

Sebastien Janini

CEO for Southern Europe & Benelux

Following 7 years in APAC leading the regional Key Account function, Sebastien has returned to TNS in Europe as CEO for Southern Europe & Benelux.