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Research and strategy for growth




It’s quite simple: if you want someone to flush out the most profound and insightful motivations of your target audience then Mary is the only one you need ask. What’s more, she’ll do it with such energy, commitment and integrity it’ll restore your faith in the value of a good consultant.
— Robert Bean, Robert Bean Branding
The research that you did for us earlier in the year has already paid back ten times over in earnings from the new launch. The insight that you provided on what customers wanted was invaluable in shaping the end product.
— Publishing Director Haymarket
Mary is one of the best researchers and planners in the business and we have worked together on many successful campaigns and programmes. She has exacting standards and is 100 per cent professional and diligent in everything she does. I’d have no hesitation in recommending her.
— Andrew Baud Founder Tala Communications
Mary extracts intelligent insights, even with challenging audiences. As clients this enables us to develop communications which really connect with important stakeholders.
— VP Commercial Development, pharmaceutical sector
A great combination of professionalism and passion which won the pitch and delivered valuable results.
— Louise Stevens, RSPCA
We have always been impressed by Mary’s expertise in delivering insightful research quickly. Her work has made an invaluable contribution to helping us successfully shape our business.
— Marketing Director, Mark Wilkinson Furniture
Excellent strategic and practical guidance for our new product launch delivered with intelligence and energy
— Clare Blampied Managing Director Sacla



Mary has over 20 years’ experience in strategic planning and research, developing profitable brands and communications which chime with the needs of those that matter. 

She is passionate about using human understanding to enable mutually profitable relationships between brands and people.

Mary has worked as Head of Planning at BANC, Planning Partner at Ogilvy, Planning Director at Hakuhodo, and was previously at DMB+B and Delaney Fletcher Bozell before setting up Interrogator.  

She has a wealth of experience on brands such as American Express, Glaxo Smithkline, Procter and Gamble, Samsung, Premier Brands and Triumph (bras not bikes).