About us

We make it easy for companies to do business with the government

Tussell was founded in 2015 to fill a gap in the market for the provision of useful and reliable information on government contracts and spending. We bring clarity and context to this previously opaque market, that accounts for around 10% of UK GDP.

Our market insight helps:

    •    Companies to enhance their public sector business development; and

    •    Public sector bodies to get better value from their procurement 

With more than 1,000 press citations since 2018, we’ve also become the media’s trusted source of insight on public contracts. Publications including the Economist, the Financial Times and the Guardian come to us for insight on a diverse range of topics, including Carillion contracts, the cost of Brexit consulting, and upgrades to fire safety post-Grenfell. It was Tussell that alerted the press to the Seaborne Freight contract, and the insight from our COVID-19 contracts tracker has been used extensively by the press to scrutinise the government's response to the pandemic.

We are enabling better delivery of public services through increased transparency, competition and accountability in government contracting. Effective collaboration across the public and private sectors is at the heart of delivering high-quality public services, and to spreading prosperity across the UK.

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Our Team



Gus Tugendhat

Gus leads Tussell. Previously he was a Managing Director at Thomson Reuters and an investment banker at Lazard. He has a track record of building subscription-based data businesses.



Richard Londesborough

Richard is the Co-Founder of Sevenex Capital Partners, an early stage venture investment firm. Prior to that he was the Co-Founder and Co-CEO of BMI, a B2B subscription information business which was bought by Fitch in 2015.


Chief Operating Officer

Lloyd Johnson

Lloyd has a background in procurement and consulting. He is responsible for aligning strategy, people and processes at Tussell, as well as finding new growth opportunities.

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Operations Coordinator

Kathryn Wills

As Operations Coordinator, Kathryn joins the team to assist in all elements of Tussell's management. Kathryn has previously worked for Deloitte within Audit and more recently was the Assistant Finance Manager for a marketing start-up company. 

Account Management


Head of Account Management

Hollie Hodgson

Hollie heads up Tussell’s account management team and has a keen interest in public contracting. Her day-to-day is spent demoing the product in action and uncovering unique insights for Tussell’s growing customer base.


Key Accounts Manager

Mehr Farhan

Mehr works as a Key Account Manager, looking after a number of Tussell's largest customers. Her role involves understanding our clients challenges and business needs, and working with them to ensure they are able to get as much value as possible from Tussell's market intelligence.


Customer Insight Specialist

Ben Pollard

Ben joined the Tussell team after graduating from the University of Exeter with a degree in Geography and Politics. Now a Product Specialist, he's here to help our customers get the most out of the Tussell platform.


Product Specialist

Alexandra O-Shaughnessy-Tredwell

Alexandra has a background in Law and IT Cybersecurity, having completed an LLB and LLM in Law and then having worked in the Cyber Sector. Now a Product Specialist with Tusselll, Alexandra is here to help our customers make the most out of the platform.

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Product Specialist

Younes Al Subaei

After graduating from university with a BSc in Business and Management, Younes has joined Tussell as a Product Specialist. Previously interning at Advice Cloud, he is interested in public affairs and is eager to help improve Tussell’s processes.

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Product Specialist

Alex Jones

Alex joined the Tussell team after graduating from Swansea University with a degree in Economics. Now as a Product Specialist, he aims to help our customers understand Tussell to best improve their use of the platform.



Sales Manager

Hamish Thomson

Responsible for new business at Tussell, Hamish brings wide-ranging experience. From building companies in collaboration with government bodies to studying Medicine, with a specialism in Public Health.


Sales Manager

Silvano Guadagni

Silvano is responsible for Tussell’s new business growth. He helps companies and public bodies navigate the complexities of public procurement, providing actionable insight. He holds a BSc in Economics & Politics from QMUL and has experience in public opinion research.

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Account Executive

Dan Bomken

With extensive consulting experience in the Real Estate & Construction sectors, Dan is responsible for growing Tussell’s customer base. He demonstrates to businesses how they can harness the platform's market insights and intelligence.

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Account Executive

Charlie Sargeant

With experience working in tech start-ups and a BA Marketing degree from the University of Plymouth, Charlie is now an Account Executive at Tussell. He is responsible for growing Tussell's customer base, showing the value of  Tussell’s market intelligence platform to both the private and public sector. 

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Account Executive

Henry Hopkinson

With a background in sales at a bespoke travel company, Henry works directly with governmental bodies, allowing them a better understanding of their procurement data. This empowers them to make smarter deals, increase their social value and ultimately allowing their procurement to go even further.



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Marketing Manager

James Piggott

James is responsible for producing engaging content for Tussell, helping to reveal valuable new insights and cementing Tussell’s place as the leading voice on public procurement. James holds an MA in Modern History, and previously interned at a public affairs consultancy.


Marketing Executive

Amy Lammin

Working within the marketing team, Amy’s role as Marketing Executive is to present insights and promote the work of Tussell. Amy has a Joint Master in Public Affairs and Global Economic Governance from LUISS Guido Carli University and Centre International de Formation Européenne.


Photo & Video Producer

Kasia Zalucka

After achieving her Master's degree in Architecture and Urban Planning, Kasia is now pursuing a career in photography and cinematography. Always on the lookout for new challenges, she is responsible for the kinetic side of marketing, creating visuals for all social platforms.


Press Officer

Henry Thompson

Having previously worked for the NHS and the Electoral Commission, Henry has a keen interest and understanding of the public sector and politics in general. As Press Officer he is always on the look out for ways in which government contracting can reach a larger audience.


Senior Researcher

Lorna Ingwell

As a Researcher in the marketing team, Lorna’s goal is to accelerate Tussell’s market-leading insight on UK public contracts and spending. Lorna studied Economics at Cardiff University, and spent one year of her degree working as a Research and Marketing Intern during the launch of Disney+.

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Data Researcher

Leon Pentony

Leon joins the Tussell team as a Data Researcher after completing his Mathematics degree at the University of Leeds. His role includes crafting reports and visualisations that help clients better understand their procurement data.

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Data Researcher

Isabelle Jones

Isabelle joined Tussell after graduating from Cardiff University with a degree in Economics and Management. Having worked for Welsh Government, she has an avid interest in how public and private sector work together. Her role at Tussell is to analyse data, develop insights and describe how the public sector procurement landscape is changing.

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Data Researcher

Emily Witter

Having graduated from the University of Bristol with a BSc in Biology, Emily works as a Data Researcher within the marketing team. Her role involves analysing public sector data and creating insightful reports that provide clients with information to accelerate their growth and procurement opportunities.

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Sales Development Representative

Matt Waugh

With a background in e-commerce start-ups and graduating from the University of Durham with a BA in Business and Management, Matt joins Tussell's marketing team as a Sales Development Representative. He helps to educate firms on how Tussell can benefit them and develop new leads.


Sales Development Representative

Jacob Gilbert

Having graduated from Bournemouth University with a BA in Television Production, Jacob joins Tussell’s marketing team as a Sales Development Representative. He develops new leads by communicating with government departments on how they can procure more efficiently.

Product & Data



Head of Product

Joe Creedon

Joe is responsible for developing the Tussell platform. He places particular emphasis on data quality and works closely with developers to ensure Tussell continues to be the market leader.


Data Operations Manager

Alex Hillier-Richardson

Alex joined Tussell with a background in Cultural Geography and an in-depth knowledge of procurement and government spending. He currently ensures our innovative product developments are delivered on time and to scope as well as ensuring the quality and coverage of our spend data.


Data Operations

Charles Muir

Charles is responsible for data quality at Tussell. He has 30 years of experience of database management at Thomson Reuters and its predecessor companies.

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Data Administrator

Anna Newell

After graduating from King’s College London with an MSc in Developmental Psychology and Psychopathology, Anna went on to tutor Mathematics. As a Data administrator, Anna’s goal is to use her data knowledge to deliver data efficiently to clients.

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Data Administrator

Louis Sutcliffe

With a background in security, Louis joins Tussell as a Data Administrator and is responsible for delivering quality data to clients. He holds an MSc in Conflict Studies from the LSE and previously interned for NGOs in various international settings.

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Data Quality Officer

Paul Williams

Beginning his career in tax accounting, Paul's curious nature led him to transition into the data industry. In his prior role, Paul specialised as a Data Scientist with a focus on webpage indexing and SEO analysis. Currently, he is responsible for data quality assurance at Tussell.  His wide range of experience uniquely equips him to approach data from various perspectives, ensuring high-quality results.

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Product Manager

Jonathan King

Jonathan comes from a Product background working in both the B2B and B2C spaces. He works cross-functionally with many departments at Tussell to ensure the best possible product is put in the hands of our users.

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Data Administrator

Stella Hadfield

With a BSc in Neuroscience and Psychology from King’s College London, the data-heavy nature of her degree led Stella to pursue a career in technology. At Tussell, she aims to combine her unique perspective with her data skills to continuously improve data integrity.

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Data Administrator

Daisy Thomas

Daisy recently graduated from Maastricht University with an MSc in Human Decision Science and has previous experience at Wayfair in a data driven role. At Tussell, Daisy aspires to leverage her data expertise to provide insightful data on the platform.