2018 JudgeCEO, Red C Research
Richard has spent 25 years designing market research, strategic planning and polling solutions for clients across a variety of industries. He founded RED C Research in Ireland in 2003, having started his career in London at Research International and ICM Research, and then moved to Lansdowne Market Research in Ireland.
RED C’s mission is to enable brands and businesses to see how people feel, think and purchase more clearly. The company has grown to become the largest full service, market research and polling agency in Ireland under his stewardship, while also spreading its wings to develop a fast growing UK office in early 2016.
Richard is Vice President of the WIN network, a collaboration of 55 independent research and polling agencies worldwide, a past Chairman of AIMRO the body that represents the industry in Ireland and is currently the Irish representative for ESOMAR (the membership organization representing the interests of the data, research and insights profession worldwide). He is a frequent media contributor and commentator on consumer trends and politics in Ireland and worldwide.