Market Research & Insight Agencies get the growth and the clients they deserve. Heads of Insight get the budgets and the influence they deserve. We help Market Research and Insight Agencies to grow revenues. We help Heads of Insight protect and increase their research budgets.
Helping Market Research & Insight Agencies increase revenues
At Client Advocates, we help the owners and leaders of research and insight agencies to grow their revenues more quickly, using proven growth strategies.
Helping Research & Insight Leaders increase budgets
We support Heads of Insight and leaders to increase their organisational and commercial impact. We've developed strategies that support them to be better at influencing stakeholders, motivating their teams and to win the competition for scarce budget.
Examples of our successes
Our clients are marketing services agencies and client-side brands. We work internationally, and have worked with clients in Ireland, Greece, Poland and Fiji, as well as the UK.
We are very respectful of confidentiality. As such, we prefer not to list our clients publicly, except where they have given us explicit recommendations.
We do have brilliant clients and they are very happy to provide references and client testimonials. If you are interested in talking directly to some of our clients, we’d be delighted to put you in contact with them.
“Smart, Experienced and Efficient, Paul has helped us a lot with our Business Strategy, as well as our Company Culture during our most challenging years. Not only has he been a great consultant to us, but with his calm attitude and good spirits, he has also become a trusted friend our company can always rely on.”Titos Simitzis, CEO, Alternative Research Solutions
“Paul helped me transition from insights & strategy freelancer to business owner. Paul’s expertise & coaching helped me to create a clear client-centric value proposition & build out my positioning. We made significant breakthroughs together in the space of a few weeks. Paul is perceptive, knows when to make a good challenge & draws upon extensive experience & proven frameworks; I highly recommend using his services.”Ed Stoner, CEO, New Dynamic
“As a result of Paul’s strategic approach and involvement we achieved a very significant operational cost saving and delivered the programme change to an exacting timetable. Paul’s advice and experience was key to our success. He is a source of great commercial sense, his organisational and implementation skills are superb. Paul also possesses excellent communication skills and shows enormous intellectual agility at all times. Paul is enormously efficient, passionate in what he does, results driven and action oriented.
Without any reservation, I would strongly recommend Paul and Client Advocates to any business regardless of industry and sector.”
George Efkolides, Head of Research, Insight and Data Reporting at Heathrow
“Paul has considerable experience of managing research and research businesses and combined this with excellent engagement skills to help move our project moved forward quickly and effectively. He is professional, practical and very output-focused. Thanks Paul.”
Kevin Cornwell, COO of Freshminds
“Paul has provided us with great insight into how to better present our services to our clients. Our services are inevitably quite technical in nature and being able to concentrate on communicating the key points – and the key benefits – from our work is obviously enormously helpful. Paul provides us with a valuable ‘clients eye’ view and I’d happily recommend him to anyone looking for help in making their work really resonate with their clients.”
Steve Messenger, CEO of RedRoute International
“Since meeting Paul, he has been a fantastic mentor to me; his ability to understand the challenges faced by accounts and their account managers, and to provide strategic account management advice, sets him apart as a business consultant.”Louisa Hunter, Global Account Director, i2i Events Group