Leon Gunning is Global Research Manager at IPG Mediabrands and lives in Harrow. He is a regular attendee of libertarian events in London including Libertarian Home and can claim to have helped get libertarian paper City AM off the ground by using demographic data to help them target distribution. Leon is also a freelance data scientist.
Born in Jamaica Leon has a degree in Psychology from the Northern Caribbean University, a private university in Mandeville. He also has a masters in Forensic Psychology from Marymount University in Arlington, Virginia (home of the Arlington National Cemetery, for those for whom that is ringing a bell).
Starting his career with a spell at YouGov, he later worked for 2 years as Senior research executive for polling company Gfk in 2010. He produced year-in-review reports for Ofcom, managed research at Ipsos. Between YouGov and Ipsos he has 7 years experience at major pollsters.
Leon will speak tonight on what happens on the Inside of the Exit Poll, collecting anecdotes and insights into what will be a key poll result this evening.