Meet the Team
Meet the team…
CEO, Back Room Mascot, All Round Good Guy×
CEO, Back Room Mascot, All Round Good Guy
Research Director[email protected]
Nicky has been working at TMcK since graduating in 2004 with a degree in Medical Biochemistry gained at the University of Glasgow.
He heads up the full service division at TMcK and is a full member of the MRS.
His key skills lie in research design, presentation and project management.
He is also the office go to guy for all things IT....A title he would rather not have!
In his spare time he likes to keep fit by playing football.
Fieldwork Director[email protected]
After studying at Central Saint Martins Lisa began her fieldwork career at Leftfield, a fieldwork company based in London. Lisa moved back to Glasgow in 2011 and is our medical &amp; consumer fieldwork expert. When time allows she turns her hand to qualitative analysis and reporting. Lisa is currently training to become the fourth TMcK graduate of the MRS advanced certificate in market research.
Lisa loves to travel as much as possible. Lisa is extremely interested in cooking and eating out! In 2013 Lisa was winner of Taylor McKenzie’s own version of ‘Come Dine With Me’.
Managing Director[email protected]
Marie began her market research career 20+ years ago and founded TMcK in 2001 to fulfill the need for a top class research and viewing facility in Scotland.
Marie is definitely the calming influence around the office and has a fantastic memory when it comes to project details, an excellent resource when planning future projects.
When not working Marie can by found browsing antique auctions or enjoying a well earned gin and tonic!
Fieldwork Executive[email protected]
Peter joined Taylor McKenzie in September 2014. Previously he worked on the Glasgow Commonwealth Games and is a graduate of Glasgow Caledonian University, where he studied Sport and Active Lifestyle Promotion.
He supports the consumer fieldwork division of the business. His key skills are project and event management.
In his spare time Peter plays rugby
Recruitment Specialist/ Trainee Fieldwork Executive[email protected]
Kayleigh came to Taylor McKenzie in February 2016 after spending 3 months feeding her soul in Vietnam, where she volunteered as an art therapist working with kids at a children’s hospital.
In her spare time, Kayleigh can be found attending gigs and making edible creations for her cake company, which she set up after graduating in 2011 with an honours degree in Fashion and Business from Glasgow Caledonian University.
Kayleigh most enjoys treating herself to a new tattoo or having a wee red wine, sometimes these two even overlap!
Recruitment Specialist/ Trainee Fieldwork Executive
Research Managerlaura.tough[email protected]
Laura arrived at Taylor McKenzie in September 2014, bringing with her a huge amount of retail management and customer service experience. Keeping calm under pressure allows her to ensure that all projects run smoothly, and all clients leave happy!
As well as overseeing all medical fieldwork, Laura has recently stepped up to her new role as Recruitment Manager. This new role allows her to experience a different side to the business., which she is very much enjoying. Laura is currently studying for the MRS Advanced Certificate, so fingers crossed for her passing with flying colours.
Laura is a trained actor and enjoys going to watch a good musical, sometimes even appearing in the odd one too. Laura is happiest when appreciating a scenic view with a good Scottish gin in hand!
Research Executive[email protected]
Eleanor started working at Taylor McKenzie in September 2014. She graduated with a degree in English Literature from the University of Glasgow in 2013.
In her spare time she can be found reading fashion blogs, shopping, and going for jogs with her mum.
Technical Director[email protected]
Although officially semi-retired Dennis is in the office pretty much on a full time basis. Completing numerous general and technical tasks essential to the running of the studio and the business as a whole.
When not at TMcK Dennis enjoys the occasional beer, eating out and spending time with his family.
Associate Director[email protected]
After studying for her masters degree in Forensic and Analytical Chemistry, Laura worked as a scientist for a few years before joining TMcK in 2008. Laura completed the advanced certificate in market research in 2011 and is a full member of the MRS. Laura's role is varied and as well as spending time on quantitative and full service projects she can be found managing medical and consumer fieldwork projects. Laura is also the office go to girl for anything related to stationery,filing or organising!
Since becoming a mummy earlier this year, Laura now works part time and spends the rest of her time looking after little Ethan - the youngest member of the TMcK family!
Head of Qualitative Research[email protected]
Clare joined TMcK in January 2016 after working for Global Marketing Consultancy Added Value in London and Sydney. Before that she studied at Edinburgh University and gained a PhD in Consumer Psychology. Clare now works part-time at TMcK and heads up the Qualitative Insight offer.
In her spare time Clare is a mum of 3 which keeps her very busy but she also enjoys a bit of furniture restoration and the odd glass of wine or two !!
Head of Qualitative Research
Research Executive[email protected]
Joe joined the TMcK team in June 2016 on a part time 'interning' basis while completing his MSc in Marketing at the University of Strathclyde. As of September Joe started working full time for TMcK and works across most areas of the company, assisting in a range of different research projects.
Joe is a big music fan and is a keen (although rubbish) guitarist. In his spare time he likes cycling. He also considers himself to be one of those craft beer snobs and likes any brew with a stupid name and an equally stupid price tag.
Fieldwork Manager[email protected]
Lynne works in our fieldwork department heading up the financial research side of the business amongst other things. She enjoys the challenge that each day brings and building a rapport with clients and recruiters alike.
In her spare time she regularly goes to gigs, plays football and sings in her band.