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With experienced editors and marketers across the team, we create independent, ambitious and editorially exciting content. Our team have collectively worked for the biggest brands in the business including Euromoney Magazine, Institutional Investor, The Economist Group and the Guardian. We know how to educate and entertain audiences through first-class editorial.

Duncan Kerr
Managing Editor

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Duncan is Managing Editor of Thought Leadership Consulting, overseeing the editorial ideas and content produced by our team of experienced writers, analysts and economists. He has over a decade of experience as a financial journalist and senior editor.

Most recently he was deputy editor of Euromoney magazine, the flagship and founding title of Euromoney Institutional Investor plc, and has previously written for Financial News, the Wall Street Journal Europe and GlobalCapital. In between, Duncan has also worked on the other side of the table, as a director and partner of a firm advising investment banks, private banks and hedge fund managers on external communications, marketing and branding.

Over the years, Duncan has been fortunate enough to travel the world as a journalist interviewing government ministers, central bank governors, global bank and company CEOs in an effort – while torturous at times – to get to the heart of what they’re thinking about.

Ben Bschor
Managing Editor

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Ben is Managing Editor of Thought Leadership Consulting, overseeing the editorial ideas and content produced by our team of experienced writers, analysts and economists. His role includes leading the development of large editorial reports, surveys and interactive websites, as well as managing freelance writers, analysts, economists and designers.

With experience of more than ten years as B2B editor and reporter, Ben’s track record covers mergers & acquisitions, financings, regulation and regulated industries globally.

Based in Brussels, Ben headed the European regulatory coverage for dealReporter (Mergermarket/Financial Times Group), with a particular focus on merger control, antitrust, and cartel investigations.

Ben was the editor of TelecomFinance Magazine. He has organised and chaired global industry events for an international high-profile audience of TMT deal makers, financiers, regulators, and C-level executives.

Most recently, Ben edited a Euromoney publication for investors in high-risk bank regulatory capital.

James Laight
Head of Business Development

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James is the Head of Business Development for Thought Leadership Consulting. His role is to establish and build client relationships with companies across a range of different industries worldwide. In collaboration with our experienced editorial team, James advises on content strategy and overseas the design and implementation of thought leadership and content marketing programmes that are typically structured upon original research, data analysis and expert opinion.

Previously, James worked for the Economist Group and has a career within the media industry spanning over 16 years. Specialising in B2B publishing and executive events, he has extensive expertise in content development, distribution and audience engagement. James has worked on strategic thought leadership and content marketing initiatives with some of the world’s leading companies, particularly those within the financial services sector such as: BlackRock, State Street, HSBC, Barclays, Deutsche Bank, BNY Mellon, Zurich, American Express and MasterCard.

Rob Jay
Marketing Director

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Robert Jay is the Marketing Director for Thought Leadership Consulting and has been at Euromoney for 10 years, working on various products and markets that include asset management, trade and aviation finance, law and insurance.

Robert has been a leader of the shift away from traditional methods of promotion to the content-driven world of today, having been one of the first to devise and implement successful content-driven strategies increasing brand awareness and driving commercial success. As an experienced marketer, he is able to support and advise clients in the development of their thought leadership strategy.

Ben Stevens
Survey Panel Manager

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Ben Stevens is the Survey Panel Manager for Thought Leadership Consulting. He has worked in survey management for more than 15 years, working for the research teams of both Institutional Investor and Euromoney magazines. Ben has been responsible for running a number of industry-leading surveys including Euromoney’s Foreign Exchange survey.

Ben is an expert in all aspects of survey design and reporting, and has extensive experience in data management and database development. Ben has been instrumental in the development and launch of the five million-strong Thought Leaders Network that forms the basis of the company’s research.

Lawrence Bowden
Senior Business Development Manager

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Lawrence is our Senior Business Development Manager, overseeing existing and building new relationships across our portfolio with senior brand, marketing and communications functions. With over eleven years’ experience in the media industry advising and shaping original thought leadership programmes, Lawrence has experience gained whilst at The Economist and Forbes Media, some of the world’s largest international media brands.

During his career Lawrence has been privileged to have been involved in the creation of high-profile global thought leadership programs with some of the world’s most prominent blue-chip companies, professional services firms, private and retail banks, law firms, energy companies and technology providers.

With his consultative approach, Lawrence is adept at understanding and interpreting complex global marketing requirements to deliver against our clients’ strategic and commercial objectives.

About us

Thought Leadership Consulting creates thought-provoking content for global business leaders.

With a team of independent journalists, experienced editors and professional marketers, we create reports, surveys, blogs, articles, videos and infographics. All of our content is unbiased, original, research-driven and audience-led.

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