Sticks Research Agency was founded in 2000 by Dr Nick Barratt and incorporated in 2007. We pride ourselves on our expertise in historical research and heritage consultancy, and like to share our passion and enthusiasm whether we’re working with private clients, institutions or media companies.
Our approach to service is built on several key values and principles:
Dr Nick Barratt is an author, broadcaster and historian best known for his work on BBC’s Who Do You Think You Are.
Genevieve Bovee, BA (Hons) PGC Arch Hist (Oxon), is a historian and archive researcher who joined SRA in 2010, focusing on genealogy and house history, and is now our senior researcher.
Charlotte first joined SRA as a summer work experience placement more years ago than she cares to admit, and never left. She is primarily a genealogist and local historian, with particular fondness for the early modern period.
Qualifications: BA History (1st Class Hons) Royal Holloway, University of London; MA Medieval Studies (Distinction), Royal Holloway, University of London; PhD Medieval History, Royal Holloway, University of London; Associate Fellow of the Higher Education Academy.
Steph has an MA (Oxon) in Modern History from Jesus College, Oxford and a Masters Degree in Design Studies from Central St Martins College of Art & Design. She joined Sticks Research Agency in 2016 after 20 years in the private and not-for-profit sector
Digital Design & Marketing
Czarina joined the Sticks Research Agency team in September 2020 as part of a creative rebranding project.
Web Designer & Developer
Noshin joined SRA in September 2020. She specialises in technical outcomes, designed and built this website and currently maintains and updates the site.
Marketing and Engagement
Saffy helps to coordinate the efforts of SRA’s creative team and focuses on the overall marketing strategy, making sure SRA plans ahead