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A happy team is a successful team

A happy team is a successful team

We are a team of world-renowned statisticians, psychologists, system thinkers, business leaders and mental health practitioners. Together we have created a unique, highly effective productivity tool that measures, analyzes and cultivates team happiness and wellbeing.

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Meet the team

Nic Marks

Nic Marks

CEO

Nic was once described as a “Statistician with a soul”. For over 25 years, he has researched workplace culture with a particular emphasis on measuring happiness and creating lasting, positive change.

Rich Aston

Rich Aston

CTO

Rich distils complex ideas into user-friendly experiences. An award-winning developer, he leads our product development, translating the latest happiness research across the online platform.

George Hargreaves

George Hargreaves

Head of Relationships

With a background that combines tech and mental health, George oversees our strategic partnerships and growth. He is passionate about integrating work-tech and wellbeing to create better work environments for everyone.

Angela Miles

Angela Miles

Head of Customer Success

Angela provides strategic counsel to our clients. She expands the reach of our expertise through the development of resources and support materials, aimed to deepen the understanding of happiness at work.

Jody Aked

Jody Aked

Happiness Consultant

Jody has spent the last 20 years using behavioural psychology and the science of wellbeing to support change in communities and workplaces. Jody advises clients on how to improve workplace culture and survive corporate setbacks.

Gaurav Tiwari

Gaurav Tiwari

Engineering Consulant

Gaurav advises on the digital development of Friday Pulse. Working across our entire client base, he also supports our Client Success team, ensuring our platform helps teams and organizations achieve a happier and healthier workplace.

Alexandra Lupu

Alexandra Lupu

Happiness Coach

As a member of our Client Success team, Alexandra supports our new and existing client base, ensuring they gain the most value from their participation on our people platform.

Parul Singh

Parul Singh

Application Developer

Parul works with the wider tech team here at Friday Pulse, Parul helps to keep our people platform both reliable and running smoothly.

Megan Holmes

Megan Holmes

Relationship Manager

Megan works closely with our clients and partners to ensure they have the best solution and services to fit their needs. She also organises our webinars and fireside chats to spread Friday Pulse’s tips and expertise far and wide.

Emma Jeffery

Emma Jeffery

Support Specialist

Emma ensures that the platform runs smoothly for our clients. With a strong interest in organizational psychology, she understands how to set up and maintain your account for maximum impact.

A look back on Friday Pulse

“State of the art wellbeing measurement” is how the Nobel-prize winner Daniel Kahneman described our founder’s earlier work. But that’s just part of our foundation.
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    1994

    Nic Marks publishes his first statistical work – Index of Sustainable Economic Welfare – using UK data from 1950-1990

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    2006

    Nic creates The Happy Planet Index based on three indicators – happiness, longevity and environmental impact

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    2008

    Dr. Jody Aked joins Nic’s team and together they create The Five Ways to Wellbeing for the UK Government

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    2010

    Nic is invited to speak at TED in Oxford. His book, A Happiness Manifesto follows

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    2011

    Based on a 110-question survey, Nic creates The Happiness at Work Survey

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    2015

    Nic and Jody develop The Five Ways to Happiness at Work

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    2016

    Leading recruitment consultancy, Robert Half appoint Nic to design a 22,000 employee research study – exploring 15 questions from The Five Ways to Happiness at Work

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    2019

    Friday Pulse launches with its unique statistical simplicity including a Happiness KPI and a 15-question Five Ways to Happiness at Work Culture Profile

The Happiness Test - How Happy Are You REALLY at Work?

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