Executive Team

Matthew Wright - Chief Financial Officer at Evaluate

Matthew Wright

Chief Financial Officer

Matthew joined Evaluate in 2022 as Chief Financial Officer, bringing with him over 20 years’ experience in high value B2B subscription and advisory businesses.

Matthew's expertise spans financial analysis of performance, growth and acquisition opportunities and strategic decision support to senior leadership teams. He joined Evaluate from Informa Intelligence where he was Finance Director for Pharma and Financial. He previously held similar roles at TNT Express and Ascential (formerly Emap).

Chris Kelley

Chief Revenue Officer

Chris Kelley joined Evaluate in 2017 and has led Evaluate's sales and account management teams as Chief Revenue Officer since 2020.

Prior to Evaluate, Chris was responsible for leading and growing the Americas business for UpToDate from $70m-$180m over his 5 year tenure at Wolters Kluwer. He has also held sales leadership roles at Grand Circle Travel, Basho Technologies, and Forrester Research.

Yann Cluchey - Chief Technology Officer at Evaluate.

Yann Cluchey

Chief Technology Officer

Yann joined Evaluate in 2020 as Chief Technology Officer. He brings over 17 years’ experience in big data and web technologies, with a background in software engineering. Yann is passionate about data mining & machine learning, and is leading Evaluate's Engineering, Product Development, Data Science and IT functions.

Prior to Evaluate, Yann held executive management roles at companies including GfK and then Euromoney Institutional Investor PLC, where he led a technology transformation across a portfolio of 17 news, research & data businesses in the Specialist Information Division.

Kevin Morgan - Chief Data Operations Officer at Evaluate.

Kevin Morgan

Chief Data Operations Officer

Kevin brings years of experience in the financial services industry having managed Data Operations, Change Management and Market Data Commercial/Procurement teams across Operations, Technology and directly in the business.

In his most recent role as Global Head of Market Data at HSBC, Kevin managed a multi-million-dollar budget, servicing 8 businesses to meet their needs and requirements with market data solutions. Prior to HSBC, Kevin worked for Thomson Reuters managing their Data Operations team which encompassed the Real Time Exchange Traded Instrument domain, running an operations team of 500+ staff across 60 global locations.

Kevin holds a Masters in Professional Development in Management and Business from Exeter University in the United Kingdom.

Lucy Ralph

Lucy Ralph

Chief Human Resources Officer

Lucy joined Evaluate in 2009, holding a variety of people-centric roles before assuming the role of Evaluate’s Chief Human Resources Officer in 2018.

An experienced operational and people leader with a varied industry experience, Lucy is responsible for all aspects of HR & Corporate Services globally. Prior to joining Evaluate, Lucy held roles at Goldman Sachs and Enterprise. She has a MA in International Business, as well as CIPD and PgC qualifications.

Cem Baydar

Chief Consulting Officer

Cem joins Evaluate after 11 years at IQVIA where he most recently led the Portfolio Strategy Consulting Practice in EMEA and established and grew consulting services business in different geographies. He brings 20 years of life sciences and technology experience to Evaluate, with global management experience in four continents including the US, Europe, Middle East, and Africa.

Cem earned his Ph.D. from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, focusing on the applications of Artificial Intelligence to solve large-scale, complex real-word problems.

Katleen Richardson

Senior VP Marketing

Katleen is an experienced results-driven B2B marketing leader who heads our global marketing team. A passionate customer advocate, she firmly believes in cross-functional collaboration to meet the customer on their terms.

Before joining Evaluate, she was the Chief Marketing Officer at Informa Pharma Intelligence and Globe Business Media Group (IP intelligence). She also worked in publishing, anti-money laundering and anti-terrorism financing, and ran her own business where she supported companies on their journey to digital transformation. Before that, she performed as a violinist in different cities across Europe.