Richard Gush - Research Sense Limited


Services

 

An expert qualitative researcher, Richard does end to end qualitative research projects from proposal to debrief. A skilled moderator, Richard has covered topics from brand and communications, to cultural and target immersion to sensitive topics such as sex and sexuality, aging, and being a man. 

Richard has an Advanced Certificate from the MRS, and has completed the MRS Advanced Qualitative Practitioner, AQR Advanced Moderation and AQR Foundation Courses. Richard graduated from the University of Stellenbosch with a BA (Hons) in Psychology, Sociology and History. 

Speciality

Richard has a wealth of experience across key strategic challenges, from behaviour change, brand migration, and communication development through to audience understanding, segmentation and product innovation. These challenges have spanned various categories, most notably financial (retail, RBB, loans, digital payments) and FMCG (male grooming, personal care, face care, laundry, hot beverages, confectionary), social and charity research, consumer electronics, telecommunications, and retail. 

Background

Richard is a dynamic researcher with more than a decade’s experience in qualitative research. He has always worked agency side; his latest role as head of OpenMind London, the Hall & Partners brand strategy team. Richard is an empathetic individual who quickly builds rapport with respondents, colleagues, and clients alike. His passion for brands, culture, people, and business means the interaction between these dynamics are always top of mind. A firm believer that the client question, not methodology, should drive the approach; Richard is expert at integrated methodology projects.


What sectors do you most often work in?

  • Advertising & Media
  • Financial
  • FMCG

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

  • Qualitative
  • International

What regions within the UK do you cover?

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

Which international regions do you cover?

  • Western Europe
  • Africa
  • North America
  • Central/South America
  • China
  • Australasia
  • India

Where are your offices in the UK?

  • London/South East England