CoreData’s team is a complementary blend of experienced market research, financial services, marketing and media professionals, who together combine their years of industry experience with

  • Craig Phillips

    BA (Hons) Ec, MJ, Grad Cert CrimIntel
  • Angele Spiteri Paris

    BA (Hons) English
  • Chris Salih

    BA Journalism and Contemporary History
  • William Roberts

    BA History
  • Daniel Zorrilla Fernandez

    BA Economics and Politics
  • Katrine Joy Lapuz

    BA Communication Research
  • Craig Phillips

    Craig is the Head of CoreData Research International. He relocated to London at the beginning of 2010 having spent the previous five years as head of market intelligence in the group’s Sydney head office.

    Prior to joining CoreData, he worked for several years as a financial journalist, writing for a host of titles and specialist financial services publications in Australia, Asia and the United Kingdom.

    His primary areas of expertise are retail banking, wealth management, investments, insurance and financial advice.

    Angele Spiteri Paris

    With a strong background in financial journalism and consultancy, Angele is responsible for editorial quality and narrative development in CoreData Research’s UK projects. She also helps to ensure outcomes and insights are directly relevant to the client’s business needs.

    Before joining CoreData Research, Angele spent over three years as Deputy Editor at Funds Europe magazine. During this time she developed a reputation as a reliable, hard-working editor with an eye for an interesting story.

    She also worked as an institutional marketing executive at M&G Investments. This time gave her further insight into the world of fund management.

    Angele began her career as a news journalist with The Malta Independent – a daily, national newspaper. She made the transition into the world of finance, courtesy of Global Pensions magazine, following her relocation to the UK more than eight years ago.

    She has a BA (Hons) in English and holds the UK’s Investment Management Certificate.

    Chris Salih

    Chris joined CoreData Research in early 2013 as a Senior Consultant.

    Most recently Chris was Head of Investment News. Prior to that, he worked for Money Marketing. He has also worked for Incisive Media on its multi-manager publication from 2005 to 2007.

    In 2008, Chris won Headlinemoney Investment trade journalist of the year.

    William Roberts

    Will joined CoreData Research in 2015 as a Senior Consultant.

    Will has a solid background in financial journalism and a proven track record in breaking exclusive stories across a range of leading trade titles. He started his financial journalism career at Newsquest before taking up roles at Euromoney, Incisive Media, and SNL Financial.

    Away from the world of finance, Will enjoys running, football, and travel.

    Paul Sinthunont

    Paul joined CoreData Research in 2012 as a Research Consultant.

    Before this, he spent time at UCL studying for an MSc Public Policy where he focused on regulation and policy evaluation. He also read for an MSc in Economics at the University of Warwick, writing a dissertation investigating the impact of information communication technologies on GDP and labour productivity in Taiwan.

    His undergraduate degree was a BA (Hons) in Politics, Philosophy and Economics at the University of Manchester.

    Daniel Zorrilla Fernandez

    Daniel joined CoreData Research in 2014 as a Research Consultant.

    Before this, he spent time at UCL studying for an MA in Comparative Economics and Policy where he focused on econometrics, regulation and corporate finance.

    While completing his studies, Daniel worked as a business analyst for Introfund Consultancy in London where he produced research to help assist Chinese investors seeking entry in the UK market.

    Daniel has also worked oversees including tenures at EL Espectador in Columbia and the Economics and Trade Office at the Spanish Embassy in Turkey.

    He also has a degree in Economics & Politics from the Queen Mary University.

    Katrine Joy Lapuz

    Kat is CoreData’s Market Research Survey Specialist for the International research team.

    She is in charge of maintaining and ensuring the integrity, high quality of survey platforms produced by CoreData Research International. She will also play an important role in the expansion of the US office of CoreData Research International. Aside from her technical responsibilities in maintaining survey platforms and research projects, she will also exercise control on the administrative side of the business, including management and staffing.

    She holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Communication Research and has been in the market research industry for almost six years. Her experience has covered a broad range of research topics about the financial industry in UK and US.

    Mark Brackenrig

    Mark is a Research Consultant at CoreData. He is responsible for research design and development, database analytics and predictive modelling. Mark was previously a Research Analyst at Rice Warner, specialising in superannuation and group insurance. He is currently studying a Bachelor of Science (majoring in Statistics) at Macquarie University. Mark is a two-time national champion in Futsal, and he has competed internationally at the 2015 AFF Futsal Club Championships in Thailand.

    Henry Badgery

    Henry is a Research Associate at CoreData. He is responsible for research development, qualitative analysis and writing industry-specific reports. He is currently studying a combined Bachelor of Commerce/Laws at The University of Sydney. Outside of work, Henry plays polo and is passionate about travelling and entrepreneurship.

    Joe Cleaves

    Joe is a Financial Analyst, working in CoreData’s quantitative analytics team. He is responsible for research development, data analytics solutions and writing syndicated market intelligence reports. He is currently studying a Bachelor of Actuarial Studies and Finance at the University of New South Wales. Outside of work, Joe enjoys sports, music and Netflix.

    Andrew Dixon

    Andrew is a Research Associate at CoreData, with responsibility for project management, qualitative analysis and research operations.

    He is currently studying a Bachelor of Economics/Arts (Government & International Relations) at The University of Sydney, specialising in policy analysis and research and state and federal parliamentary procedure.

    Andrew is an avid sailor and also enjoys stand up comedy, cartoons and writing.

    Josh Tucker

    Josh is a self-taught web developer and is highly skilled in front-end and back-end web development. He has more than 15 years’ experience developing numerous websites, platforms and integrations for a range of clients in the local and international markets.

    Recently returning to Sydney from London where he was working for global company Teradata, Josh joined CoreData to help transition the business to a digital environment, providing clients with real time reports that can be accessed online at any time.

    If he’s not working or travelling, you will find Josh at his local rugby club or spending time with family and friends.

    Rebecca Cherote

    Rebecca is CoreData’s Event Consultant. She is responsible for organising CoreData’s presentations, award ceremonies and social client functions. Rebecca is also a leader in the Design and Marketing team, responsible for CoreData’s branding and campaigns.

    Prior to joining CoreData, she worked as a costume designer and event stylist and has a Bachelor in Design: Fashion and Textiles from UTS.

    Rebecca enjoys coaching and playing netball, road trips and cooking.

    Jess Bretherton

    Jess is an enthusiastic graphic designer who is currently in her third year of studying a Visual Communications degree at Western Sydney University. Jess works across CoreData’s print and digital platforms and has a particular interest in illustration and publication projects. She enjoys experimenting with new art supplies and teaches kids art classes on the weekends.

    Vanessa Capito

    Vanessa is CoreData’s Social Media and Content Manager. Her main focus is to build engagement with CoreData's consumer panel while also maintaining our website and social platforms.

    In her final year at Macquarie University where she is studying a Bachelor or Arts/Media, Vanessa previously worked as a chef for four years.

    She has experience in editing, radio production and social media management, with a passion for writing.

    Vanessa enjoys good food and wine, travel and live music.