Alison Drury



Qual. research in education, health and not for profits. Stakeholder research is our specialty


  • Public sector and charity/not for profit participation projects
  • Qualitative research (F2F; Skype; telephone; online) and strategic planning
  • Stakeholder interviewing
  • Brand development; brand positioning; behaviour change qualitative research  and planning
  • Brainstorming/strategy days/partner collaborative workshops and facilitation


  • Specialist in qualitative research, consultation, workshop facilitation and strategic brand and communications’ planning
  • Stakeholder research specialists in health, charity/not for profits and education sectors
  • Vast experience of talking to your stakeholders: be they customers, potential customers,  service users, patients, clients, clinicians, regulatory bodies, not for profit partners, students, pupils, parents, school, FE or HE staff    
  • Expertise in using a wide range of qualitative methodologies for research – F2F, online. telephone, video
  • Experienced trustee in both education and  charity sectors: we understand the importance of stakeholder management and collaboration; risk management and the impact of external trends and regulatory pressures on your organisation and sector.
  • Our brand planning skills and increasing use of behaviour change theory add value to research insights.
  • Sensitivity to the needs of  your internal audiences and external (stakeholder)  partners
  • Excellent presentation skills – guaranteeing authoritative feedback to senior audiences
  • A flair for strategic thinking, leading to sharply focused research recommendations to drive your business forward and meet your  organisational and stakeholder management needs






Trained as a qualitative researcher and strategic planner in major London advertising agencies.

A former Vice Chair of Governors at a leading English FE College Group and current charity trustee of ten years standing.

Experienced in bringing all those skills into public sector/not for profit research project development and management

ThinkVivid offers public sector and commercial clients insightful qualitative research and consultation project feedback



  • Government, social research, education
  • Retail

Skills & Services

  • Data Processing & Reporting
  • Online/Mobile
  • Qualitative
  • Quantitative
  • Recruitment and Fieldwork
  • Specialist techniques