Who we are

Kudos Research provides truly 

global data collection services

Welcome to Kudos

Are you looking for intelligent and reliable global data collection services?
Do you need expert knowledge and advice right from the first contact and bidding process?
Do you want transparency and accountability? A single senior contact point with all your global data collection needs being taken care of by one partner from one location?
Welcome at Kudos Research!
We provide fully global market research data collection services from our offices in London using native language speakers.
Founded in 1986 we are a specialist market research agency, working for many of the world's leading business organisations and market research agencies.
Thank you for visiting our website! We hope that you find all the information you are looking for! Please feel free to contact us if you have questions or just want to say hello!

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Management Team

Chris Smith

Managing Director
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Chris has been working in market research since 1985, and worked at Taylor Nelson, IntelliQuest, Millward Brown and Harris Interactive prior to joining Kudos Research in 2006.
Chris has a proven track record in the organisation and management of UK and global customer satisfaction, market-sizing, reputation and branding/advertising studies. Chris is a perfectionist, very creative and detail oriented. He has a BA (Hons) Degree in Advertising and Design, Middlesex University, a Fellow of the Market Research Society, is Vice Chairman of the Interviewer Quality Control Scheme, and ESOMAR member, and member of both BIG (Business Intelligence Group) and AQR.

Efisio Mele

Deputy Managing Director
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Efisio is our Deputy MD. He has worked in market research since 1986 and joined Kudos in 1997.
Efisio works in partnership with our clients to ensure we recommend and provide the most appropriate methodology and the necessary insight to make each project run as effectively as possible. Efisio oversees all aspects of data collection, including sample and questionnaire design; complex quota and project management; coding and reporting. He has broad experience in managing large-scale ongoing and annual B2B tracking studies; monthly customer satisfaction projects; national and international projects; depth and ad hoc studies.

Ann-Marie Greensmith

Head of Quality Assurance
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Ann-Marie’s joined the market research industry in 1991 and joined Kudos in 1997; she provides advice on questionnaire structure and wording to facilitate smooth-running of fieldwork and striving for the highest-possible quality of fieldwork and of data. Her team ensures that the finalised questionnaire is thoroughly checked and data collected is validated in line with IQCS, MRQSA and ISO20252 standards.
Starting her market research career as a Research Executive and Project manager, Ann-Marie then migrated to telephone operations. Ann-Marie heads the quality assurance department, ensuring industry standards are maintained across company operations.

Heidi Moulinie

Head of Telephone Operations
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Heidi has been working in market research since 2002. Previously with TNS, Heidi joined Kudos Research in 2007. Her role at Kudos is to manage the fieldwork process and to provide support for the Supervisory and Interviewing teams. Heidi and her team ensure that the ‘front line’ data-collection work we conduct reflects and supports our client research needs. She has a great deal of experience managing large global studies in both consumer and business research. Heidi is reassuringly in control, has a ‘can do’ attitude, thinks on her feet, and is pro-active at finding solutions to fieldwork challenges.

Dave Grime

Head of Data Processing
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Dave has been working in the field of data processing for around 20 years and is an expert at scripting in several MR scripting languages and data platforms and has extensive knowledge in dealing with all types of quantitative survey from small ad-hoc surveys through to large multi-market, multi-lingual trackers. Dave joined Kudos Research in October 2006 and heads up Kudos’s team of Data Processing professionals. He is responsible for all aspects of survey data management, the scheduling of scripting and programming tasks and for the timely and error free delivery of data and tabulations to your desired format.

Jeff Ng

Head of Development
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Jeff joined Kudos in 2004 as Data Analyst, he has worked extensively in DP and is an expert in large scale / multi-lingual CATI and Online mixed-mode studies.
Jeff is particularly strong in problem solving and offers creative solutions for some of the most difficult and complex projects. He always goes the extra mile to meet and exceed client's expectations.
Building on his technical know-how and in depth DP knowledge he is now overseeing the company’s technical and data service development and is the administrator of the company's Data Collection system.

Volker Balk

Business Services Director
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Volker has worked in market research since 1999 in the UK and in Germany. During this time he has always been heavily involved in the data collection process both interviewers driven and online. Volker is our Business Services Manager looking after clients and projects. His role is to work with clients from the very first contact, the bidding process, fieldwork to data delivery and post project support where needed. Volker has broad sector experience covering: Customer Satisfaction, Brand Reputation, Finance, Telecommunications, Information Technology, Healthcare and Pharmaceutical.
Volker is a certified MRS member and an IQCS council member.

Eric Moderni

Sample and Panel Manager
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Eric is our dedicated Sample and Panel Manager. He has been working in the market research industry since 1996. Eric has a wide range of experience in sourcing sample for our projects. He has built panels and sourced sample for RONIN Corporation and Kantar before joining Kudos in 2007.
Eric heads a team of experienced desk researchers who are expert at sourcing sample for niche business audiences, such as media, policy makers and influencers providing bespoke sample for the target audience in a particular country. Eric also works with a roster of selected international database providers.

Buddhika Samaratunga

Buddhika Samaratunga

Senior Data Analyst
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Buddhika has strong analytic skills with great attention to details. After graduated with a degree in Statistics he joined Kudos in 2007 and has become an integral part of the Data Processing Department.

Buddhika is an expert in scripting and tabulation using both Quantum and Merlin and plays a key role in analysing data and reporting to client.

He can effectively manage large scale, multi-lingual CATI and Online studies and has wealth of experiences in developing sample database for tracker studies on behalf of client.

 

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Question?

If you would like to discuss your research needs and aims - for advice or for a no-obligation quote - please get in touch:

Tel: +44 (0) 20 7490 7888
Fax: +44 (0) 20 3217 2889

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Address: 4 Cam Road, London, E15 2SN, UK