Erik Wickman

Global Managing Director

Erik serves as the Global Managing Director for Acuris Studios and has 20 years of experience in financial publishing and media. Erik’s responsibilities include oversight of Acuris Studio's strategy, sales and marketing, editorial research and operations. Prior to joining Acuris, Erik held positions with Money.net, Forrester Research and Ziff-Davis.

Simon Elliott

EMEA MD

Simon started his career in B2B magazine publishing working on international titles such as MEED and Institutional Investor before joining Mergermarket in 2007 as publisher. Since 2009, he has been Sales Director and MD of Acuris Studios. Simon is also the founding MD of FT Remark, a thought-leadership joint venture with The Financial Times.

Our Team

James Hemsley

Global Head of Research

James is responsible for overseeing all data and survey material for Acuris Studios. He has worked for Acuris since 2013. Previously James worked at BMI Research, where he was head of a team producing analysis on companies in the consumer sector. James is a CFA charterholder and has a Master’s degree in Occupational Psychology.

Ryan Pasquale

Production Manager (Americas)

Ryan Pasquale has worked for Acuris Studios since 2016. He has over 12 years of experience as a writer, editor and project manager for a variety of business and consumer publications.

Jenisa Patel

Head of Design

Jenisa has worked for Acuris for six years and has designed online and offline reports, magazines and websites for clients including EY, KPMG, Deutsche Bank, BNY Mellon and Rackspace. She is also lead designer on Capital Insights. She has been a designer for 15 years and has worked for a variety of international companies including Dorling Kindersley.

Pamela Quill

Head of Events (Americas)

Matt Robinson

Events Director (EMEA)

Karina Ross

Head of Sales (EMEA)

Alissa Rozen

Head of Sales (Americas)

Joyce Wong

Senior Events & Production Manager (APAC)

Joyce is the Head of Production, responsible for operations and logistics for events and publications within Acuris Studios (APAC). She is a key point of contact for sponsors and speakers for Mergermarket and Debtwire events and forums in Asia-Pacific.