• Chris Havemann
    Chief Executive Officer

    Chris joined the Rated People Group as chief executive officer in October 2012. Early in his career, Chris held various business development roles for Cable & Wireless, before co-founding the online survey market research company Research Now in 2000. As chief executive officer, in 2005 Chris led the successful IPO of Research Now on the AIM market. In 2009, Research Now was acquired for $133m by US competitor e-Rewards, Inc, at which point Chris became President & chief executive officer of the merged business, the global leader in its marketplace. That same year he was named as AIM Entrepreneur of the Year. Chris has a BSc Joint Honours in Mathematics and Economics from the University of Surrey, and an MBA from London Business School, where he is also Chairman of the International Alumni Council and a member of the School’s Governing Body.

  • Tim Parsons
    Chief Financial Officer
    Tim Parsons was appointed Chief Financial Officer of Rated People in September 2014, having previously joined the company in April 2013 as Financial Controller. As CFO, Tim covers finance, HR and legal functions. He was previously Group Financial Controller of Adapt Group, an IT managed infrastructure provider. He has also held various roles within The Capita Group Plc, most significantly as Finance Director of the standalone subsidiary, Sector Treasury Services. Tim qualified as an ACA with Baker Tilly in London and holds a BA Hons in History, Geography and Politics from the University of Durham.
  • Kostas Vlassis
    Chief Technology Officer

    Kostas joined the Rated People Group in April 2013. As chief technology officer, Kostas is responsible for software engineering, enterprise architecture, infrastructure and quality assurance. His focus is delivering technology products that allow the business to grow quickly, innovate and develop. Kostas has over eighteen years' experience in the IT industry and previously held vice president technology positions in JATO Dynamics, a world leader in business intelligence in the automotive sector and Research Now, the global online market research company. Kostas has a degree in Chemistry from the National University of Athens, an MSc in Information Systems from Brunel University and an MBA from Cass Business School, City University, London.

  • Tim Roe
    Product Director

    Tim joined the Rated People Group in March 2014. Tim is product director at Rated People, responsible for the marketing, design and development of all Homeowner and Trade Member products. Tim has over twenty-two years experience in marketing and product development. Prior to joining the Group, he spent nine years at American Express as vice president of business development and latterly as vice president and head of marketing GNS, EMEA. Prior to his time at American Express, Tim spent five years at Morgan Stanley in senior marketing and business development roles, and two years as marketing development manager at TSB. Tim started his career in various marketing and product roles at VISA. Tim has a degree in Politics and History from the University of Western Australia.

  • Natalie Easson
    Head of Corporate Communications

    Natalie joined Rated People in 2014, and oversees internal and external communications for the business. This includes public relations and social media activities. Natalie is also responsible for the company’s corporate social responsibility initiatives and brand ambassador programme. Prior to joining Rated People, Natalie held senior positions at a number of technology and telecoms companies including Cable&Wireless and Polycom. Most recently, Natalie was the European PR Manager for Alibaba.com which is part of the world’s largest ecommerce company, Alibaba Group.

  • Chris Burke
    Director, Insight & Monetisation

    Chris joined the Rated People Group in 2011. He is responsible for the Group’s Insight & Monetisation function, the primary purpose of which is to monetise insight via pricing, tariffing, marketing, proposition, product development. In the commercial sector, Chris has previously held senior strategic and profit and loss responsible marketing positions within Paddy Power, the publicly quoted international betting and gaming group; British Telecom, one of the world’s leading telecommunications companies and NTL (now Virgin Media), the UK's largest cable operator. Prior to this, Chris was a consultant with L.E.K. Consulting, one of the world's leading strategic management consultancies. Chris holds an MA and MEng in Engineering from Churchill College, Cambridge University.

  • Jason Emanuel
    Sales Director

    Jason joined the Rated People Group as Sales Director in May 2014. He is responsible for client acquisition and retention, with a core focus on attracting larger SME’s and Key Accounts as well as developing the groups existing customer base. Part of his remit is building a field sales function within the business to further grow the Rated Groups business offering. Jason is a multi-award winning sales professional and has over eighteen years’ sales & account management experience. Previous to joining the Rated Group he spent over 10 years at Hibu (Yell) holding senior sales & management positions. Jason has also worked across various sectors including advertising, packaging manufacturing, fashion, education, telecommunications and health. He has experience of winning & developing business in the UK & Europe.