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About us

Our Purpose

We make a positive contribution to society by helping Businesses connect better with their stakeholders to create tangible and long-term value

Our Approach

From noise to actionable insight
With millions of pieces of publicly-available content produced every day across print, online, broadcast and social media, there has never been a better opportunity for businesses to understand what their key stakeholders think, feel and expect from them, and to use this intelligence to make better informed decisions.

But making sense of what’s being said about you – from vast amounts of publicly available content – can be complex and challenging.

alva makes this simple. Our powerful content monitoring and analytics technology will tell you what’s happening in real time, 24/7, so you can make the right decisions, create value and drive positive change.

We help the world's leading companies answer their business questions, focusing on Media Monitoring, Media Analysis, Reputation Intelligence and Brand Insight.

People

Together we can do what we can’t do alone. Our team is the critical component of alva, we are very proud of it and we don’t mind saying it, it’s what makes us strong.

Our team is made up of product and software engineers, data analysts, sector experts, editors and practitioners who have worked in the marketing and communications industry. We are a truly international business and have people from more than 20 different countries working for us.

Alberto Lopez-Valenzuela
Alberto Lopez-Valenzuela
Founder and CEO

Alberto has worked in the analytics and business information industry for the last 20 years. Prior to founding alva, Alberto held senior management roles at Datamonitor and Cision.

With alva, Alberto has developed business intelligence solutions for some of the largest companies in the world.

He is a regular speaker on corporate reputation and risk, a Visiting Professor at Cass Business School and sits on the USA Board of City University.

Alastair Pickering
Alastair Pickering
Co-Founder and CMO

Alastair has held management and leadership positions in the media intelligence and reputation management industry for the past 10 years.

Alastair is a passionate believer in the science of corporate reputation analysis and its practical application to drive stakeholder value. He works closely with customers, analysts and academics to ensure alva’s methodology remains leading edge and constantly evolving.

Richard Fleming
Richard Fleming
Co-Founder and CTO

Richard is a published research author and qualified financial analyst.

Prior to alva, Richard successfully built the first global infrastructure team for Clifford Chance, and co-founded a wireless tech company, taking the business from concept to profitability.

He also spent several years in equity research, with listed tech companies in the UK on M&A, strategy review and financial forecasting.

Calin Drimbau
Calin Drimbau
Chief Product Officer

Calin has more than 8 years’ experience in product and project management roles with tech companies.

Calin has created and overseen software projects throughout their entire life cycle and has extensive project management experience with design and development teams, agile methodologies and scaling-up technology enterprises.

Andrew Vickerman
Andrew Vickerman
Chairman

Andrew Vickerman has helped shape policy, investment and strategic decisions for global organisations.

Andrew spent almost 20 years with Rio Tinto, with responsibility for all aspects of corporate reputation and risk, playing a leading role in developing industry-wide initiatives addressing reputation issues.

Andrew has a PhD in economics from Cambridge University and was a development economist, academic and economic advisor to government for the World Bank and other international agencies.

Quentin Boyd
Quentin Boyd
Non-Executive Director

Quentin Boyd is a Senior Adviser at Edmond de Rothschild where he has spent over 20 years as a corporate financier.

Quentin qualified as a Chartered Accountant with KPMG in London and has an MA in History from Cambridge University.

Oliver Glyn Thomas
Oliver Glyn Thomas
Board Director

After a decade with leading growth company investment firms, Summit Partners and HgCapital, Oliver founded CIT Growth Capital to bring capital and partnership to profitable, growing businesses in three sectors: software, information services and online marketplaces. He also sits on the boards of Third Financial Software and Sportpursuit.

Oliver has an MBA from Harvard Business School, and an MA in Economics & Management from The University of Oxford.

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