Blinc is a boutique research agency driven by empathy and intellect, with a rich heritage in content and consumer research. We started in 1997 as the UK’s first specialist media insight consultancy and are now an innovative full-service agency carrying out qualitative and quantitative research services across the globe.

Creative optimisation has been our speciality from the outset, and we have been innovating consistently along the way. We now have our own proprietary online platforms for research, all with client dashboard access, and are constantly updating these in the light of user and client feedback. Our passion and expertise lies in helping organisations make the most effective possible content for their customers.

Part of the Trinity McQueen group.

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Paul Barrow

Co-Founder | Founder of Barrow Lanigan Research in 1997, then the BLINC Partnership in 1999, Paul has pioneered many of the innovative research techniques used by BLINC. His responsibilities include new business and strategy.

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Benedict Murrell

Managing Partner, Head of Online | Ben heads up our Online department and has been instrumental in developing our Prediction Market and Dial Tech offerings. He has a passion for data visualisation and runs a small charity in Sri Lanka.

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Luke Meddings

Managing Partner, Head of Face to Face | Luke heads up our Qualitative team and has experience across our client base. He has a background in journalism and education, where his book Teaching Unplugged won an award for innovation.

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Myrto Myrianthopoulos

Research Executive | Myrto is a University of Exeter graduate with an MSc in Economic and Consumer Psychology from Leiden, and joined Blinc in early 2020. A key member of the online team, she has worked on quantitative research projects for clients ranging from UKTV to BMW.

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Alex Holland

Research and Dial Tech Manager | Alex is an integral part of the Online team, and is BLINC’s resident online quant and live dial testing expert. He manages projects for many key clients including UKTV and BMW. Outside of BLINC, he is the head-teacher of an improv comedy school.

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Mariamma Yates

Research Exec | Mariamma graduated from Oxford Brookes University with a BS in Anthropology, and joined Blinc in early 2018. She has worked on qualitative research projects for clients including The Football Association, MTV, Channel 4, Beano, Fox, Comedy Central and the BBC.