Meet the Team
Here they are in glorious technicolour: The Boring Money team.
The people who do all the real work. Our experts. Us.
Head of Market Research
Alex started adult life up t’North as an economic and social researcher before moving South and into commercial market research. He has undertaken consumer-focused quantitative and qualitative projects for some of the world’s leading finance, communications and technology brands – from global tracking studies to consumer ethnography and has had articles published by the Market Research Society.
Head of Sales and Industry Relations
Carmel has worked in advertising and marketing for 11 years. After 5 years at Money Marketing she joined Holly at The Platforum as Head of Commercial. From here she went to News UK to commercially run The Times and Sunday Times financial sections (winning Sales Person of the Year 2015) followed by a brief stint at Guardian Labs. But she was wooed back to join Holly again at Boring Money in Jan 2016 to spread of the word of Boring Money to the financial industry and how they can work with us through content marketing, events and research.
Emily is a graduate in English Language with Creative Writing. She has previous experience in journalism with a collection of fancy awards, and successfully ran an online magazine for 3 years prior to joining the team. Emily spends her days at Boring Money HQ editing and writing the online content, and managing the social media channels. She also works closely with Ian, training in her digital marketing skills.
Emma has worked all over the world across many industries, delivering systems, processes and products to make everyone’s lives a little easier! Emma joined Boring Money in June 2017 as Office Manager as well as Holly’s PA, with the aim to keep everyone on their boring toes and make sure Boring Money deliver everything we have promised and more.
Head of Digital Marketing
Ian has spent the last 10 years working in digital marketing in a variety of sectors from travel to education and in the last few years, financial services. He plans and executes our marketing campaigns with help from Emily and can often be found geeking out inside Google Analytics.
Georgie is a multi-award winning journalist and broadcaster, who began her career in sport before moving to finance in 2014. Georgie's attitude to money is that it affects everyone, so we should talk about it in a way that excludes no one, no matter their level of financial knowledge. She joined Boring Money in July 2017 to help us talk directly to consumers and make more engaging content for them to read, watch and listen to.
Kate recently graduated with a masters in Social and Organisational Psychology. If she’s not busy helping Alex with research, she’s having a good read on personal finance and behaviour. With eight years of consumer-facing roles she adds helpful insight into what consumers really want.
Holly has been working in investment markets since 1998. She read Modern Languages at Oxford, with a special focus on Medieval French which was deeply interesting and arguably utterly useless. From 1998 – 2007, she worked in both Australia and the UK, for Big Global Investment Firms with Increasingly Important-Sounding Titles.
Head of Data
Richard started out at The Platforum, where he looked at how advisers and consumers deal with investments. Following that, he spent 18 months conducting financial services market research at international media agency Fundamental Media. With a penchant for numbers, he spends most of his time analysing what investment providers are up to and keeping tabs on what they cost