Kantar Public has announced a new senior hire to in their qualitative practice in London. Robin Clarke, appointed as Director, joins Kantar Public to support a team of social researchers in its London office.

Robin joins Kantar Public from OPM where he was leading on public engagement, qualitative research, and public policy development projects. He also worked at IPPR as a Senior Fellow – undertaking a major project on the role of the public in central government decision-making before being seconded into the Prime Minister’s Office of Public Services Reform. Prior to IPPR, Robin was at Opinion Leader.

Desiree Lopez, Managing Director of Kantar Public, comments: “We are delighted Robin is joining our industry leading qualitative practice. He brings deep expertise in public engagement, service improvement and deliberative research – all of which are core to our qualitative offer. He will enhance our experience in health and will take a leading role in our public engagement offer.” Robin Clarke said: ‘I am very excited to join a company as well regarded as Kantar Public. I am keen help them further develop their public engagement offer at a time when the public’s voice is becoming increasingly important across all public services.”

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