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Finance, Accounts and HR
Brian founded Sweeney Research in 1972.
Brian's expertise is in the qualitative research area where over the years he has
conducted in excess of 8000 group discussions with a specific focus on advertising
Brian has been a judge of the biannual Advertising Effectiveness Awards in 1991,
1993, 1995, 1997, 1999, 2001, 2003. In 1994 Brian was nominated as co-chairman of
the organising committee for the annual market research society functions. In 1997,
Brian was voted by his peers as BRW magazine Australia's Best Market Researcher.
Adeline joined Sweeney Research in 2007 and has more than seven years of research
and consulting experience.
Through her past consultative experience, Adeline has conducted research across
a number of industries and is familiar with tackling both strategic and practical
challenges across a broad range of categories. She is currently the Head of Education
at Sweeney Research but is also heavily involved across other areas, including government,
social, community consultation, and stakeholder research.
Adeline completed her Honours degree in marketing at Monash University and a PhD
in consumer behaviour at RMIT University. She has presented and published her work
at leading academic journals and conferences, both locally and internationally.
She has also submitted joint paper submissions in collaboration with clients.
As a full QPMR member with the Australian Market & Social Research Society, Adeline’s
research experience covers both qualitative and quantitative methodologies. She
has a particular interest in behavioural economics and its impact on decision making
Amma started at Sweeney Research in 2008 as a casual while completing a Bachelor
of Applied Science (Computer Science) Degree at RMIT. In 2009, Amma became a Team
Leader in our call centre and also gained experience working in our Coding and Data
Entry departments. During 2009 Amma also completed a Masters in Business IT at RMIT.
Amma became a Graduate Research Consultant in 2010 and was promoted to Research
Consultant in 2011. Amma is currently concentrating on quantitative research techniques.
Anne-Marie completed a Bachelor of Business in Marketing and Applied Economics from
Deakin University in 1991. She began her career in market research as one of the
first MRSA trainees in 1993, working for The Key Response, a small qualitative-specialist
consultancy based in Melbourne.
Anne-Marie was mentored in qualitative techniques by Alison Fraser, of The Key Response,
an ex-planner at J Walter Thompson and Director of MBL, London. Over her five years
there she learned all aspects of qualitative research, strategy planning and consumer
She joined Sweeney Research in 2000, as a Senior Research Consultant, specialising
in qualitative research where she worked on successful pitches for Sussans and Goodyear.
In late 2001 Anne-Marie moved to the UK where she continued working in qualitative
research, working for Frontline Research for clients such as Cadbury's, Cussons
and Robinsons. After having two children, Anne-Marie returned to Sweeneys in 2007
as a Senior Consultant.
She works across a range of business-to-consumer; business-to-business and social
research and has a particular interest in communications strategies.
Charlie joined Sweeney in mid-2010 and has over seven years’ experience in the marketing
space as an analyst, researcher and strategic planner specialising in communications
development and evaluation.
Skilled in both qualitative and quantitative disciplines, he completed a BComm/BSci
at the University of Melbourne majoring in Biotechnology and the History and Philosophy
of Science and covering everything from marketing through to econometrics and finance
as part of a generalist commerce degree.
Currently nearing completion of a MSc, he brings a deep understanding of the scientific
method to all his research projects, but is inspired by leveraging insight to find
powerful creative solutions to business problems.
He has well developed skillsets across qualitative insight and opportunity identification,
brand and advertising development as well as quantitative evaluation of campaign
effectiveness and ROI using a variety of techniques including econometric and financial
models. He has worked across a range of industries and sectors including fmcg, banking,
finance, insurance, telecommunications, automotive, consumer electronics, local,
state and federal government departments as well not-for profit.
Courtney joined Sweeney Research as Senior Qualitative Consultant within Sweeney’s
Sydney research team in February 2010.
Upon completion of a Social Science Degree at Macquarie University in 1999, Courtney
began her career at ANOP Research Services in Sydney where she gained experience
in both qualitative and quantitative research and worked for clients such as Qantas
and Fairfax. In 2003, she moved to the UK and joined IFF Research in London where
she conducted a range of qualitative and quantitative studies primarily across the
public and financial services sectors. At the start of 2006, Courtney became a qualitative
specialist at SPA Research in London, working across the FMCG sector and from 2007
to 2010; Courtney was a part of the consumer qualitative team at TNS Research International
UK (legacy Research International) working across a broad range of clients and sectors.
Courtney has particular experience in the areas of shopper research, customer segmentation
and profiling, concept testing, NPD, category development, brand equity, customer
satisfaction and loyalty, packaging evaluation and design and communications testing.
Over the course of her career Courtney has worked across the Financial, FMCG, Retail,
Public Sector, Travel, Food Manufacturing, Tobacco, Automotive and Telecommunications
sector using a large range of methodologies.
David was appointed as Executive Chairman of Sweeney Research in 2005.
David commenced his market research career with British Leyland in the UK in the
mid ‘70s and after moving to Australia became Market Research Manager for Ford Australia
In February 1981, David joined Reark Research as a Project Director and in 1984
set up and became General Manager of ARMS: Automotive Research and Marketing Services
- a separate operating division of Reark Research.
David joined Sweeney Research in January 1986, as a Director of the company with
primary responsibility for quantitative research. He is particularly experienced
in the design and implementation of large scale tracking research projects.
David is a full member of the AMSRS and is a Qualified Practicing Market Researcher
Emily graduated with a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Melbourne in
June 2009. Throughout her course, she focused on consumer behaviour and marketing
strategy, which lead to her interest in market research. Emily joined Sweeney Research
in a qualitative research role in 2010.
Since this time, Emily has been involved in a broad array of projects across many
different industry sectors including government, FMCG, finance and telecommunications.
Erik joined Sweeney Research in 2005 and was appointed Managing Director of Sydney
With over 10 years consulting experience in research and related fields, Erik specialises
in brand and communication strategy, market segmentation, customer satisfaction/loyalty,
market/choice modelling and pricing research.
Prior to Sweeney's, Erik was at Numbers International and has also worked in advertising
in Australia and Europe and on the client side at the Wella headquarters.
Erik holds a Bachelor of Economics, with first class honours in Marketing, from
the University of Sydney. He is a Qualified Practicing Market Researcher (QPMR)
and previously received the Tony Wheeler Best Paper Award at the national conference
of the AMSRS for a paper on online research.
Erik has significant experience in many industries including Retail, FMCG, Telecommunications,
IT, Financial Services & Insurance, Healthcare & Pharmaceutical and Manufacturing
across consumer and B2B markets. Erik works closely with many of the business’s
key clients and is involved at a strategic level in many of the core projects run
by the business.
Finn joined Sweeney Research in 2000 and was appointed an Associate Director in
With over 14 years consulting experience in research and advertising, Finn specialises
in quantitative research with experience across a wide range of sectors including
healthcare, government, insurance, sporting, FMCG and arts/events. He also has extensive
experience conducting qualitative in-depth interviews.
Prior to joining Sweeney Research, Finn was the General Manager of @vertising, a
boutique advertising and market research agency based in Melbourne that serviced
internet clients. Prior to this, Finn worked in London at the business-to-business
market research company Kadence UK Ltd, where he acquired valuable hands-on experience
as a telephone interviewer and qualitative recruiter. He also worked at the London
based LINK Strategic Research, where he worked on various qualitative and quantitative
projects for a range of European companies.
Finn holds a Bachelor of Business (Marketing/Hospitality) and an Associate Diploma
of Business (Marketing/Japanese).
Hannah is a research consultant specialising in quantitative research.
She joined Sweeney Research in 2000 and gained experience in a variety of operational
and analytical roles before becoming a Research Consultant in 2007.
Since this time, Hannah has managed a variety of projects from small ad-hoc studies
to large scale tracking research programmes. She has worked with clients from a
large range of sectors including insurance, FMCG, transport, technology, telecommunications,
advertising and communications, the arts and government.
Hannah has significant quantitative research experience across study types such
as consumer usage and attitudes, customer satisfaction, segmentation, entertainment
and events, packaging and social research.
Jason gained a Bachelor of Arts at Colgate University in the US. Jason commenced
his professional career with Reuben H. Donnelly, an advertising company in the States.
Since joining Sweeney Research in September 1997, Jason has overseen the development
of our CATI operations. With a strong background in statistics and computers, Jason
is often involved in complex data analysis as well as electronic survey design.
Jason became Director of Operations in October 2003 and heads up SearchLight – our
field and operations division.
Jennifer joined Sweeney’s in 2009 with a particular passion for Qualitative research
and 12 years’ experience under her belt. With extensive experience in tackling both
tactical and strategic challenges across brand, the full scope of NPD and communications
Jennifer brings the perspective to challenge assumptions around consumer knowledge
and translate consumer insight into meaningful and actionable business strategy.
Keeping engaged with the shifting consumer landscape is what keeps Jennifer constantly
intrigued in the broad scope of categories that she has explored over the years
– from Services; Finance, Telecommunications, Utilities, Transport to Durables;
White goods, Automotive, FMCG and Alcohol.
Jennifer brings a solid foundation in classical qualitative techniques but also
enjoys blending in new techniques borne from her experience in innovation and idea
generation. Jennifer graduated with a Bachelor of Business Marketing (Honours 1st
class) from Monash University – David Syme School of Business.
Jo joined Sweeney Research in 2006 where she worked primarily in quantitative research.
In late 2006 she moved to the UK where she worked with a leading Marketing and Research
Consultancy in Leeds. Her focus during her time in the UK was on both quant and
qual research across a wide range of industries including retail, FMCG, finance
and utilities. Upon returning to Australia in 2009, Jo has re-joined the Sweeney
team and she is working with both our private and public sector clients in a dual
qualitative and quantitative capacity.
Julie joined Sweeney Research in 2006 and was appointed an Associate Director in
2012. Prior to this, she worked at Environmetrics and as a tutor in Services Marketing
at the University of Sydney.
Julie has over 6 years’ experience in research and related fields and holds a Bachelor
of Commerce (Liberal Studies) Honours degree from the University of Sydney where
she majored in Marketing and Econometrics.
She conducts both consumer and business-to-business research across a range of industries
including Pharmaceutical and Healthcare, Financial Services and Insurance, Telecommunications,
Education, FMCG, Media and Retail.
Julie has significant experience in brand and communication strategy, customer satisfaction/loyalty
research, pricing and market assessments, needs/typology based segmentations and
Lawrence joined Sweeney Research in April 1992, whilst completing a Bachelor of
Science degree at the University of Melbourne. In his years of employ here at Sweeney
Research Lawrence has worked in a number of areas and with a range of clients.
As Associate Director of Operations, Lawrence manages the Data Processing team,
and is also one of our key Data Analysts. He is also charged with developing and
expanding our online surveying capabilities, as well as the design and implementation
of our Quality Assurance policies.
Lawrence's wide ranging knowledge of the industry and skills in computing make him
a valuable member of the Sweeney Research team.
Lewis commenced his research career in 1991, with MORI, one of the leading market
research agencies in the UK. In 1995, Lewis joined Business Development Research
Consultants, primarily specialising in financial and leisure research.
Lewis moved to Australia in 1996 to join Sweeney Research. He is mainly involved
in customer satisfaction, branding, advertising, product concept testing, pricing,
packaging development and tracking research on behalf of a wide range of private
and public sector organisations.
Lewis is the Managing Director for the Sweeney Research office in Melbourne and
specialises in quantitative research.
Lisa joined Sweeney in April 2010. Lisa began her research career at Open Mind Research
Group in 2004 and prior to that worked at a boutique marketing consultancy.
Specialising in qualitative research Lisa has worked across a range of organisations
spanning FMCG, Banking and Finance, Media, Retail, State and Federal Government.
She has extensive experience in communications development, communications evaluation,
brand development and positioning, new product development and B2B research. Lisa
finds people fascinating and enjoys making sense of their experiences and attitudes.
Lisa graduated from the University of Melbourne with a BA in History and diploma
of Modern Languages in 2001.
Liz has over 10 years’ qualitative research experience in both the UK and Australia.
Prior to joining Sweeney Research, she worked at both AMR Interactive and Blue Moon
Research in Sydney. She holds a BA (Cantab) in Geography from Cambridge University.
Having worked with a wide range of clients in both the private and public sectors,
Liz's experience cuts across a number of different categories, including FMCG, financial,
pharmaceutical, telecommunications. She has also worked on a number of large-scale
social research projects, often with harder-to-reach research audiences, including
the elderly, teenagers and immigration asylum seekers.
Liz is passionate about ensuring the best approach is used for each project, and
is experienced in running more creative workshop style sessions and in home immersions
as well as the more standard qualitative methodologies. She is focused on providing
clients with clear insights that tell the real story and bring consumers to life
to guide successful communications, NPD and brand strategy.
Marc joined Sweeney Research in 1993. He moved to Sydney in 1995 and established
our NSW office. After a decade of developing our operations and presence in Sydney,
Marc was appointed CEO of Sweeney Research and moved back to Melbourne in 2005.
Marc has a passion for qualitative research and works with many of our major clients
across the both the private and public sectors. In addition, Marc is a Director
of Sweeney Sports and comes from a sporting background. He played in the 1999 Rugby
Union World Cup Finals, representing the US Rugby Union team.
Natalie joined Sweeney Research in 2010. Natalie works predominantly within the
Healthcare and Pharmaceutical Research area.
Originally from the UK, she began her career at GfK-NOP (formerly GfK Martin Hamblin)
in the Consumer Brand Development team, before moving to Synovate Healthcare (International
Team) where she worked for major clients across the European pharmaceutical market.
Natalie moved to Australia in 2008 gaining experience within the Australian market
Natalie has a wealth of experience conducting qualitative and quantitative research
with GPs, specialists and KOLs, with a particular emphasis on qualitative research.
Therapy areas include cardiovascular, diabetes, respiratory, nephrology, neurology,
anaesthetics, psychiatry and oncology.
A full member of the AMSRS, she also holds a certificate in Market Research and
a BSc (Hons) in Psychology.
Paula began her career at Sweeney Research in April 2001 starting as an interviewer
then moving on to a supervisor's role the following year.
Paula took over the Recruitment Manager's position in August 2006.
Paula is responsible for managing qualitative recruitment for focus groups, in-depth
interviews and quantitative clinic studies on behalf of researchers in our Melbourne
and Sydney offices.
Peter joined Sweeney Research in 1990 after a career of over 20 years in the food
industry where we worked in marketing and general management roles.
He works on both qualitative and quantitative research, with a greater focus on
the former and has worked with a wide range of clients across an extensive number
of sectors - FMCG, Government, advertising, finance, retail and road safety to name
but a few.
In 2006, Peter won the Australian Market and Social Research Society’s inaugural
Research Effectiveness Award for this submission Everybody Hurts detailing our (at
that stage) 17 year history of work for Victoria’s Transport Accident Commission
He currently manages Sweeney’s work on two significant Victorian government accounts
– the TAC, where his involvement began in 1990, and WorkSafe with which he has been
involved since 2005.
Peter has an Economics degree and a Graduate degree in Marketing.
Rebecca joined Sweeney Research in 2008, working primarily as a quantitative researcher.
She has extensive experience in customer satisfaction, packaging development, pricing,
new product development and sensory research. Rebecca has also worked across a range
of sectors including FMCG, Pharmaceutical, Retail and Government.
Prior to joining Sweeney, Rebecca worked as an Account Manager at Colmar Brunton
Research and a Research Manager at Consumer Affairs Victoria. She graduated from
RMIT University in 2002 with a Bachelor of Applied Science (Consumer Science).
Stuart joined Sweeney Research in 2009 as a Senior Quantitative Research Consultant.
With eight years of experience in market and social research, Stuart specialises
in brand and advertising evaluation and communication strategy, product development,
service/policy evaluation and customer/employee satisfaction.
Stuart began his research career in the UK where he worked as a Research Consultant
and a Senior Social and Market Research Consultant for two large management consultancy
Stuart holds a First Class BA Honours Degree in Business and Marketing and also
a Post Graduate Diploma in Social and Market Research Practice. He is also a Qualified
Practicing Market Research (QPMR) and Full Member of the Australian Market and Social
Research Society (AMSRS).
Stuart has experience managing numerous tracking and ad-hoc social and market research
projects across a range of industries including finance, FMCG, Government, transport,
retail, technology, health and environmental in both public and private sector organisations.
Cara joined Sweeney as graduate researcher in 2012, working primarily in a quantitative
Cara's interest in market research was ignited during her studies in consumer science
(Bachelor of Science) at RMIT University, where she followed a marketing stream
with particular focus on consumer research behaviour and statistics.
Whilst completing her degree, Cara gained experience in customer service and relations
within the utilities industry as a member of the Singapore power group.
Jacquie joined Sweeney Research in 2010 as a Research Consultant, working predominantly
in the quantitative area. In her five years of consulting experience, she has gained
a breadth of experience in both qualitative and quantitative methodologies covering
communications evaluation, usage and attitude studies, new product development,
customer satisfaction, segmentation studies, branding studies, stakeholder/program
evaluations, and tracking studies.
Prior to joining Sweeney Research, Jacquie worked at Instinct and Reason where her
role predominantly involved the management of ad-hoc public sector projects across
various Government departments (both State and Federal) and several tracking studies
for major players in the Financial Services industry. She also collaborated on research
publications for the National Heart Foundation and the Australia Council for the
Since joining Sweeney Research Jacquie has broadened her experience to include FMCG,
working extensively across several large-scale strategic projects.
Jacquie holds an Advanced Dual Diploma of Business (Advertising & Marketing) and
a Bachelor of Behavioural Science majoring in psychology and sociology.
Ashwin joined Sweeney Research in 2010 after four years at Eureka Strategic Research
and IPSOS. In his time in the industry, Ashwin built up a wealth of experience in
both qualitative and quantitative methodologies across a wide variety of clients,
from the private sector in the finance, insurance and telecommunications industries,
to the public sector with Government departments in the areas of health and environment.
Ashwin holds a Bachelor of Science/Commerce and a Graduate Diploma in Science (Developmental
Psychology) from the University of Sydney. Ashwin now focuses primarily on quantitative
research across a range of industries and specialises in advanced quantitative techniques,
such as market segmentations, factor analysis, driver analysis, pricing and the
predictive modeling of demand.
Kate joined Sweeney Research in 2011 as a Senior Research Consultant specialising
in quantitative research. She has over 7 years of experience in South Africa and
Prior to joining Sweeney Research, Kate was at TNS where she worked across a variety
of client sectors. While her main focus was in the FMCG and fast food industries,
she also has significant experience in the automotive, government and financial
Kate has strong expertise across a multitude of methodologies and enjoys developing
customised approaches for her clients’ needs. Her particular strengths lie in the
areas of brand health and strategy, new product development, concept and product
testing, pricing and segmentation studies.
Kate holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from Stellenbosch University in South Africa.
Genevieve has joined Sweeney in 2011, working primarily in a quantitative research
role. Genevieve holds a Bachelor of Commerce from Monash University where she focused
on marketing and learned an appreciation for statistics, leading to an interest
in market research.
Prior to this position at Sweeney Research, Genevieve was chiefly involved in business
development for AIESEC whilst completing her Commerce degree, gaining insight into
a wide range of industries both in Australia and Singapore.
Genevieve works extensively across our sports and entertainment clients, including
Cricket Australia, MCC, Etihad Stadium and Crown. In addition, she project manages
the Sweeney Sports Report and Sweeney Olympic Report programmes.
David gained his M.A in Marketing from Lancaster University in the UK and his early
experience upon graduation was in marketing roles with Kodak and Scott Paper. His
career evolved into Business Strategy in Asia, US and Europe with a focus on consumer
David became General Manager of various packaging businesses within ACI, BTR and
Amcor and more recently held the position of Managing Director of Officemax in Australia
and New Zealand for 4 years.
David joined Sweeney Research in 2011 as head of Sweeney Corporate research. In
this role, his focus is supporting Senior Corporate Affairs executives with vital
stakeholder research to enable decision making to be made with confidence.
Jessica joined the team in Sydney during 2011 as a qualitative researcher. Prior
to joining Sweeney, she worked on developing brand strategy and creating new brands
within a design consultancy. Her depth of experience is grounded in years of reporting
and insights experience across the finance, media and food service sectors.
As a research consultant at Sweeney, Jessica is part of the FMCG team. Her focus
is on developing bespoke solutions to develop products and services that people
can truly connect with.
Jessica holds a Bachelor’s degree in Business and Finance and a Masters in Journalism
and Communications from UNSW.
Christopher Styring has over 18 years of global sports & entertainment experience.
He has in depth experience across marketing communications, sales, sponsorship &
events as well as the brand & talent management fields.
In March of 2012 he joined Sweeney Research as General Manager of Sport & Entertainment
after holding the previous position of Group Manager - Sponsorship, Events and Motorsport
at Ford where he signed deals with global superstars such as Harry Kewell, Mick
Fanning & Steph Gilmore for the brand as well as securing a major deal with Village
Christopher has also worked at Tennis Australia as Head of Sponsorship & Business
Development and the Richmond Football Club.
Prior to moving back to Australia, he was Head of Sponsorship Services for the WilliamsF1Team
in the UK for a decade working with some of the world’s finest racing car drivers
and world champions.
Over his professional journey he has worked with some of the globe’s best known
brands such as BMW, Ford, Michelin, RBS, HP, Lacoste, Rolex & Rip Curl.
Most recently he produced a number of strategic reports for Taronga Zoo around their
future commercial structure, Rip Curl & the Rip Curl Pro & the University of Canberra
and their Rugby Union engagement.
Christopher has a Bachelor of Business Management (Marketing) from Monash University.
He is a keen tennis player and ocean swimmer as well as collector of rare historical
documents & books.
Bjoern joined Sweeney Research in 2012 after four and a half years at Ipsos in Germany
and New Zealand. In his time there, he gained extensive experience in quantitative
methodologies, including concept testing, forecasting, pricing, customer understanding,
brand and advertisement research across a wide variety of industries, predominantly
telecommunications, finance, insurance, public sector, power tools and household
He holds a degree in economics majoring in statistics and public finance from the
University of Mannheim, Germany.
Aditi joined Sweeney Research in 2012 as a Research Consultant with eight years
of market research experience in Melbourne and the US.
She started her career in research at a Melbourne based research agency where she
worked on quantitative and qualitative projects for telecommunications clients.
She then went on to work at a national property consulting firm in their Consumer
Research team working with property development clients. Her interests and expertise
lie in quantitative research including consumer behaviour analysis and customer
Aditi holds a Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) degree, majoring in finance.
Mark joined Sweeney Research in 2012 as Research Consultant working across qualitative
and quantitative projects.
Mark holds a Bachelor of Arts (European Studies) from Massey University and a Bachelor
of Business (Marketing) Honours degree from RMIT.
Mark comes from a sporting background having played professional soccer in Europe
and represented his country at an international level.
Prior to his role at Sweeney; Mark lived in Europe and was exposed to a broad range
of industry sectors including Sport & Entertainment, FMCG and Building & Construction.
Duncan joined Sweeney Research in 2012 as a Graduate Research Consultant working
primarily in a quantitative role. Duncan holds a degree in Commerce-Marketing at
Duncan spent the final year of his studies undertaking an Honours program, where
he conducted research into the marketisation of universities. Specifically he investigated
the nature of the commercial relationship between student and higher education provider.
Prior to joining Sweeney, Duncan had also spent time tutoring Marketing Fundamentals
at Macquarie University.
Cori joined Sweeney in 2013 and brings with him a passion for marketing & a highly
technical level of knowledge of contemporary marketing theory & practice. Originating
in academia in 2004, Cori developed expertise in advanced quantitative techniques
and has applied them in a range of commercial and social marketing challenges, including
consumer choice, brand architecture, value propositions, and market segmentation.
He has also conducted a wealth of qualitative research which allows him to better
understand, design and implement bespoke research solutions for just about any strategic
Cori’s experience spans a diverse array of industries, including financial services,
FMCG, telecommunications, pharmaceutical, retail, and the public sector. Having
worked with some of Australia’s biggest companies, he is passionate about brand
management and his focus is always on providing actionable insights to improve marketing
Sally joined Sweeney Research in Melbourne in 2012, with significant research experience
in both academic and consulting environments.
Prior to Sweeney Research, Sally was a post-doctoral researcher at the School of
Psychology, University of Queensland, a Senior Consultant at Siggins Miller Consultants,
and an Associate Director within the Public Policy Unit at Urbis. Sally has a PhD
in Social Psychology (University of Queensland), and has more recently completed
a Graduate Certificate in Health Economics (Monash University).
Through her consulting work, she has contributed to the development and evaluation
of major national and state and territory initiatives in health and human services
(e.g., the development of the National Mental Health Workforce Strategy,
the evaluation of the National Drug Strategy: 2004-2009). Sally has considerable
experience consulting with a wide range of stakeholders, including government officers,
peak bodies, service providers, service users, and members of the general public.
She has also consulted with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander organisations
and communities. Sally has particular expertise in research design, the development
and implementation of monitoring and evaluation frameworks, data collection instrument
design, and advanced statistical analyses.
Sally’s professional interests include evidence-informed policies and programs,
and the application of psychological concepts to understand, predict and change
Across Melbourne and Sydney we have a team of twelve staff working in roles supporting
our research consultants. We pride ourselves on the quality of our presentations
and reports and this comes down to the dedication and inspiration of our PA and
office support team.
When conducting qualitative research (focus groups, in-depth interviews, workshops)
it's imperative to have the right types of people to talk with. It is for this reasons
that we have an in-house recruitment team. Headed by Paula Sweeney, our recruitment
team manages the entire recruitment process for all of our research conducted across
Australia and New Zealand.
The accuracy and quality of our data is critical. Companies are reliant on our data
to make major business decisions and it's got to be spot on, every time. Our DA
team is one of the most experienced in the industry and are one of the reasons our
data is trusted implicitly by our clients.
Our coding team works through hundreds of thousands of surveys each year. We are
fortunate to have a coding department that is regarded as one of the most efficient
and effective in the industry.
With hundreds of casual staff working in our call centre and around the country
doing face to face interviews, we have a field department that can manage large
volumes of work at any one time. Our team of field managers and supervisors ensure
everything runs smoothly day and night whenever and wherever we are conducting research
on behalf of our clients.
Headed by our Finance Manager, Gerry Sweeney, our accounts department ensures that
all of the individual requirements of our clients can be easily and effectively
Headed by Benjamin Page, our Digital team offer cutting-edge online and new media
solutions for clients. This team is focussed on helping clients engage with our
research by building customised interactive reports. The team also works with our
qual and quant researchers in the development of applications that leverage the
latest technology to create new and interesting ways to collect the thoughts, attitudes
and perceptions of consumers. If you want to find out a bit more about some of the
innovative work of our Digital team, feel free to get in contact.