Research and Analysis:
A key skill, I have over ten years experience in Market Research covering a wide range of research techniques, from writing discussion guides and conducting focus groups through to ethnographic approaches and complex quantitative surveys.
Good knowledge of Microsoft Office suite (Excel, PPT, Word, MS Project). Experience of 2D Autocad including transferring Autocad files into Sketch-Up, Adobe Photoshop etc and manipulating to create 3D models and illustrations and presenting in Photoshop/ Illustrator.
Have worked with product designers developing 3D form and design for many NIVEA, Mr. Kipling and Cadbury products. I evaluated and tested designs, and steered packaging development for many successful launches.
Client account management:
Whilst Associate Director at Ipsos Mori, I was responsible for client account management, designing and writing proposals, multi-country project coordination and presenting to a senior level.
Leadership and Project Management:
A natural project manager, I am good at leading and communicating diverse groups. I have held several senior level roles managing projects across both international and cross-functional teams.
Creativity & Problem Solving:
I have a naturally inquisitive mind that enjoys finding solutions to problems of all kinds. Since early childhood, I have always enjoyed finding out how to "make" things and creating them myself.
I always demonstrate a high degree of initiative; Whether in generating new business ideas or optimising processes, I strive to move things forward.