Mari Hamano


Mari joined Trajectory in 2023, after completing a degree in Psychology at the University of Manchester. During this course, and through her placement year as a research assistant with the Department for Human Communication, Development and Hearing at the University of Manchester, she developed a strong interest in using research and analysis to gain insight how people think and how they perceive the world around them.

Since joining Trajectory, Mari has worked closely with the senior team on projects for for Fair Finance, Natural England, Westfield Health and Fair4All Finance, developing excellent insight and foresight skills. She also contributes to Trajectory’s ongoing horizon scan as part of the Now & Next membership, writing articles, leading data analysis and monitoring trends in the Optimism Index.