Founded nearly 15 years ago, our team are specialists and thought leaders. Drawing on decades of experience working on the frontline delivering research, communications and consultations for national and local government, charities and businesses, we continue to deliver the best for every client: insight and interventions that make a real difference.
Having set up TCC in 2001, David leads on our work on effective communication. As former Assistant General Secretary of the Labour Party 1999-2001, he had responsibility for the organisation of the 2001 General Election campaign. He now works across the political spectrum with local authorities, health and third sector bodies.
“I particularly enjoy learning about what drives behaviour and working with clients to implement insight-based policies and practice.”
With more than 10 years’ experience in communications and behaviour change, Rachel is responsible for leading and developing our health portfolio. In her time at TCC, Rachel has worked across the NHS organisations, charities and local authorities. Rachel is a member of the Chartered Institute of Public Relations and the Association for Healthcare Communications and Marketing.
“When we involve people who otherwise might not have their voice heard in the design and delivery of services, campaigns and consultations. I am always amazed at the ideas, contributions and generosity of spirit we find amongst the people we work with.”
Chris delivers our external communications work, as well as building our knowledge of qualitative research, policy and communications. He officially joined the team at the start of 2016, but has been a TCC Associate since 2013. He has a particular interest in Values Modes and community engagement.
“I like the company’s open-minded and intellectually curious approach”
Daniel is an experienced social researcher who leads our research projects and oversees project delivery. His work with us over the past few years has included research and interventions on community resilience, reputation, communications, GP Access, obesity and urban regeneration.
“What really fascinates me is why people think and behave in the way they do.”
Amy oversees the smooth running and delivery of range of our projects. Having joined us at the start of 2015, Amy brings to the team experience in policy development, communications and executing high-profile campaigns and projects in the charity and third sector at national and international level.
“I like putting research to good use; applying what we know to improve the impact of organisation’s communication, campaigns, and interventions on the ground.”
Charlie was a civil servant in the Treasury in Whitehall for 16 years and a local Councillor for 20 years serving on a regeneration board and Community Health Council. His wide-ranging knowledge of community engagement across local government, health and housing sectors through active hands-on involvement over the last 30 years
“I most like taking on completely new research challenges.”
With an academic background in politics and research Will Heywood joined our team in 2014 following work in education overseas and with major third sector organisations in the UK.
“I’m passionate about helping organisations to learn more about the people they work with and for, and helping them to achieve more by harnessing this understanding.”
With a masters in Social Marketing and degree in Health Sciences, Merel specialises in working on health and behaviour change projects. Merel is our team’s adept multitasker; researching and analysing complex health issues like increased risk drinking and long term conditions, while coordinating our research team in the field.
“What makes my work my passion are two things: the unique team spirit at TCC, and the opportunity to make a difference for the public and our clients.”
Pancho supports the delivery of a range of our projects. The newest member of our team, Pancho joined us this summer following his studies in research, politics and education and more recently working as an advisor to an MP and setting up a collaborative project to promote democratic values through education policy.
“I really enjoy the variety. I get to combine hands-on work, like managing field teams, whilst engaging with the strategic overview of projects.”
Laura Deambrogio came to London 20 years ago from Italy, having worked as a Finance Manager in there she started out in the UK with Cantor Fitzgerald on the trading desks before moving to Bloomberg as a Analyst Financial Journalist and Presenter, she now specialises in finance and office management support for SME's.
“The thing I enjoy most about my job is learning about new finance software packages and working with people in the office.”
Rob brings to the team experience from people focussed roles, working at Elmwood Nursing Home, Croydon Co-operative and Sainsbury’s. Rob has been awarded his NVQ level 2 in Business and Administration.
I like getting everyone in the office involved, and greeting new people, and, when I have time, staying up to date with the latest in politics and the news.”
Graeme joined TCC eight years ago and alongside having managed the business, specialises in public consultation and engagement. Over the past few years he has delivered major public consultations on controversial issues such as local library and hospital reconfigurations as well as children centre closures.
“I’m happiest when working with communities and people on their experiences and making sense of them for our clients.”
Nick is an experienced public speaker, speech writer and policy maker. His previous roles include adviser to the Rt Hon Gordon Brown MP, Labour Party Assistant General Secretary covering Policy and Campaigns, economic consultancy and NHS management. Nick leads on our Values Modes polling and other innovative research such as social network analysis.
“I love learning about and working with people's motivations to come up with solutions that work for all.”
Once ambulanceman and theologian, now communications expert; after working 15 years in the NHS Mark now runs his own company providing communications, PR and engagement support. A winner of the national NHS award for “Best Communications Improving Patient Care”, Mark has managed positive and negative stories on a regional and national basis and led large scale and local engagement programmes.
“I enjoy using communications strategies to better involve people and exercise influence.”
Julie is an academic based at the University of Brighton and specialises in researching the relationships that make organisations work. She has developed powerful interventions to deal with challenging situations that can change behaviour and outlook at an organisational level, and has previously been a leading light in sales and marketing for American Express in the UK.
“Working with TCC provides a fantastic opportunity to draw upon my academic expertise and practitioner experience to make a real difference in what can be challenging settings; I particularly value the ability to evaluate how concepts such as emotional intelligence influence behaviour change interventions.”
Everyone was very helpful and willing to adapt to changing circumstances. Your suggestions were very helpful in helping us to define what we really wanted to achieve!Alison Trew, Head of Corporate Policy and Performance, London Borough of Enfield
We engaged TCC to provide insight, strategic and operational advice, support and delivery. They undertook a thorough review of our entire communications operation. We would have no hesitation in using them again.Mags Young, Assistant Chief Executive Derbyshire County Council
During the Meeting the Challenge consultation we gained feedback from all sections of the community, this would have been far more difficult without the help of The Campaign Company. Their help in interpreting this for the CCG boards was invaluable. I would definitely recommend them for this type of work.Jeanette Miller, Transformation and Engagement Lead, Wakefield CCG