Rachel Lopata - Community Research and Consultancy Ltd


Full service support for research or engagement projects. Consultancy and advisory services, such as, help with questionnaire design or sample selection techniques. Project management. Training and capacity building for your staff.


I seek to genuinely engage clients with their communities and their stakeholders and enable communities to have a say in the decisions which affect their lives. I offer high quality research (qualitative, quantitative and deliberative), innovative engagement activities & events and the development of online communties.


Extensive experience of public sector research, particularly work for Government Departments, Local Authorities and Social Landlords. I have worked at Director level for Opinion Leader Research and headed the Public Sector Division of ORC International.

What sectors do you most often work in?

  • Government, social research, education
  • Charities & Not-for-profit
  • Pharmaceuticals & Healthcare
  • Business to business
  • Utilities

What are the main types of research/research specialisms you conduct most often?

  • Data Processing & Reporting
  • Quantitative
  • Qualitative
  • Online/Mobile
  • Workshop facilitation

What regions within the UK do you cover?

  • London/South East England
  • English Midlands
  • Northern England
  • South West England
  • Scotland
  • Wales

Where are your offices in the UK?

  • English Midlands