Hanley Wood’s leadership team brings together extensive experience and deep expertise in the fields of digital media, publishing, events, data, and marketing, as well as a comprehensive knowledge of the residential and commercial design and construction industries.


Christopher Veator

Metrostudy, A Hanley Wood Company

Christopher Veator is president of Metrostudy, a Hanley Wood company. He is responsible for the business strategy, product planning, and business development for Metrostudy’s data practice, including the company’s leading proprietary data sets for housing-related activity.

Veator leads the build-out of the data and information services portfolio and the creation of innovative data-focused solutions. Data collection and analysis is an essential component of decision making in the housing sector and Veator and his team are leading the development and delivery of ground-breaking solutions for Metrostudy’s customers.

Prior to joining Hanley Wood, Veator was global head of Thomson Reuters’ Intellectual Property Services business unit which provides IP services to customers around the world. Previous to Thomson Reuters Veator served as Executive Vice President, responsible for sales, marketing and product strategy for Pangea3.

Veator has also served as a member of the Senior Management Committee at The Thomson Corporation, as the founder and CEO of Thomson Consulting, and founder, chairman and CEO of Artesia Technologies.

Veator received his B.A. from Dartmouth College and has done executive course work at Columbia Business School and INSEAD.