Ger-Jan van der Maten - iThoughts Research


Excellence, responsiveness and client satisfaction are just three of the core values that underpin iThoughts Research. With a professional, no-nonsense, "can-do" attitude approach to fieldwork, the iThoughts team is here to take the stress and worry of fieldwork away from you.

We are here to help you recruit the best respondents for your qualitative research projects by studying your target audience profile, communicating our recruitment plan clearly and providing creative solutions to challenging briefs. iThoughts Research offers a comprehensive service that is tailored to your needs, from recruitment and moderation to analysis and reporting.

​Qualitative fieldwork support is what we do best!

iThoughts offers a wide range of qualitative recruitment services. Recruiting your respondents is just one aspect of fieldwork we can help you with.

We also offer in-depth feasibility assessments, recommendations on best methodologies for your research, screener design, venue bookings, incentive handling, and hostessing.

Our hard work, professionalism, and commitment is not only what differentiates us, it makes us successful!


  • Focus Groups

  • Depths (IDIs / TDIs)

  • UX Testing

  • Online Boards/Forums

  • In-House Viewing

  • Ethnographies

  • In-Store Recruitment

  • Accompanied Shops

  • List/Sample Recruitment

  • Pre-Recruited Intercepts

Other services:

  • Venues

  • Hostessing

  • Incentive Handling

  • Questionnaire Design

  • Moderation

  • Transcription

  • Analysis and report writing

  • Remote Viewing

  • Translation

  • Equipment Hire

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

  • Recruitment and Fieldwork

What regions within the UK do you cover?

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

Which international regions do you cover?

  • Western Europe

Apart from English, which languages do you speak fluently?

  • Dutch
  • French

Where are your offices in the UK?

  • London/South East England