Our Team

Our intelligence team focuses on delivering high-quality, in-depth research, insight, analysis and opinion on the trends and topics that matter most to you.

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Linus Gregoriadis

Global Research and Intelligence Director

Linus Gregoriadis oversees all research by ClickZ as a key part of his role as head of intelligence at parent company Contentive. Linus has gained a strong international reputation for his valuable insights which are based on research across a range of digital marketing disciplines and related consumer and vendor technology trends. He has spent the last year building a world-class research team at ClickZ, after previously spending more than a decade overseeing the research function at Econsultancy, which is now part of Centaur Media.

Dev Mehta

Group Manager, Research and Intelligence

Dev Mehta is Group Manager, Research and Intelligence at ClickZ Intelligence, where he works on creating sector specific reports and brand and ad spend databases for the digital marketing sector. Prior to joining ClickZ, Dev was Project Manager for the Defense syndicated research vertical at Progressive Media Group where he looked after the research and intelligence needs of clients such as Boeing, RUAG, Raytheon, Lockheed Martin and Milleken Military. A sports enthusiast, Dev has played tennis at Asian junior level.

Andrew Warren-Payne

Principal Analyst

Andrew Warren-Payne is a Principal Analyst at ClickZ Intelligence where he works on producing industry-leading research, briefings, data tools and best practice guides for the digital marketing sector. Andrew has spoken to thousands of marketers in events in more than 10 different countries and has had his research featured in a variety of publications, including The Guardian, BBC, PSFK, Forbes and Marketing Week. Prior to working at ClickZ, Andrew worked with venture-funded startups in both London and Seattle to drive their marketing efforts. He was also a senior research analyst at Econsultancy.

Graham Charlton

Editor-in-Chief, ClickZ

Graham Charlton is Editor-in-Chief at ClickZ Global, and leads the editorial teams on ClickZ.com and Search Engine Watch. He has been writing about digital marketing and ecommerce for more than ten years.

He previously worked as Editor-in-Chief at Econsultancy and has written several best practice guides on ecommerce and online marketing in general. A passionate supporter of Newcastle United Football Club, he has managed to keep his spirits high despite their relegation from the English Premier League in 2016.

Christopher Ratcliff

Editor, Search Engine Watch

Christopher Ratcliff is the Editor of Search Engine Watch, a digital marketing site that covers search, content and social trends. He’s also a writer for ClickZ, a sister site of SEW. Previous to this, Christopher was Deputy Editor of Econsultancy.

In his spare time, Christopher runs London-based pop culture website Methods Unsound, and writes and produces short comedy films.

Saktishree Majhi

Principal Analyst

Saktishree DM is a research professional with 10 years of consultative and strategic project management experience. At Contentive he is working on data analytics, forecast algorithm and database management and has managed and executed complex digital research assignments.

Saktishree holds a diploma in business management and loves to play with numbers. Prior to Contentive, he was involved in defence research and consulting at Strategic Defence Intelligence (of Progressive Media Group) providing end-to-end research to top 50 leading defence OEMs all over the world.

Francisco Abreu

Head of Sales

Francisco helps customers solve their digital business challenges through access to best practice advice, the latest trends and key market data. Previous clients range from established multinational groups struggling with disruptive forces, through to innovative startups that are attempting to scale rapidly. Prior to working at ClickZ, Francisco worked both in the UK and the US where he developed teams and nurtured talent to consistently achieve double-digit growth for media and data businesses. He lives in London, although he frequently can be found in Madeira.

Leonie Mercedes

Content Manager

Leonie started out as a B2B journalist, where she reported on legal developments in intellectual property, and now writes and edits reports for ClickZ Intelligence and its parent company Contentive.

A bit of a data junkie, she enjoys looking for the story in the numbers and examines charts for pleasure. Despite all this, she hasn’t given up on dreams of becoming an astronaut, and studies physics after hours.

Rebecca Sentance

B2B Marketing Copywriter

The newest member of our intelligence team, Rebecca is a writer with a love for all things digital and online. In a past life, she worked in broadcasting as a member of the weekend team at digital finance radio station Share Radio, and has also lived in China.

She writes regular blog posts for ClickZ and Search Engine Watch, and is a little bit obsessed with natural language search.