Our close-knit team of Quantitative project managers bring together a diverse range of skills which complement the businesses’ Quantitative research offering. Covering everything from traditional on-street data capture to online panels with full survey scripting and design, we work as an extension of your team or agency, representing your interests with a keen eye for detail and high standard of quality.


Our quantative research services are proven and tested to gurantee best results. We are a highly resourceful team of quantative survey experts with access to over 600 interviewers and an online panel of over 3 million subscribers which allow a broad offering of services. This is a selection of some of these quant research services:

  • Online/CATI
  • On street
  • In Store
  • Exit Interviews
  • Hall Tests/Taste Tests
  • Product Placement/i-HUT’s
  • Mystery Shopping
  • User Testing 


We’re happy to work with you as your consultative partners, discussing your brief and then designing all elements of the research to ensure your project runs smoothly from start to finish. Working with us means:

  • We’ll consult with you on your research proposal to understand the full premise of your project.
  • We’ll work with you to devise the best strategy to meet the aims of your research in the most effective and efficient way.
  • We’ll create all documentation to support your project
  • Full survey scripting with capacity to manage quotas in real time and regular updates from fieldwork team
  • 10% of all data collected is verified in line with our ISO20252 accreditation
  • Data Analysis completed by our in-house team and delivered in SPSS, Excel or an alternative format

To know more about our services contact Dean Cope on 0161 234 9940 or email dean.cope@acumenfieldwork.com



Becki Pickering

Fieldwork Director

As the Fieldwork Director at Acumen, Becki is responsible for overseeing the qual, quant and healthcare departments and is often the main point of contact for all international research projects. Having been recently elected to the board of the AQR Becki will be sharing some of the knowledge she’s gained during her years in the industry, working with a range of clients on a variety of projects, at research related events and through AQR led initiatives.


Adam Benson

Head of Quantitative Fieldwork

Adam joined Acumen as the Head of our quantitative fieldwork team in 2019. He came to us after working in the research industry for a number of years, with valuable experiences working on global research projects in addition to a number of leadership roles. His enthusiasm for delivering a client’s brief and seeing the impact that our work has and how it’s implemented is what Adam finds most satisfying. Away from the office Adam is a huge sports fan – attending matches for football, cricket and boxing.


Lee Higgins

Senior Fieldwork Manager

As one of the senior members of the quantitative team Lee works on everything from managing large scale F2F studies, product tests and in-home trials. He’s always happy to lend his knowledge and expertise to his clients to ensure they hit the quotas they need. Lee’s become particularly adept at online research, working alongside our data team to script and deliver online studies. Outside of work, Lee is a big sports fan with a Manchester City season ticket that he’s proudly held onto for over 20 years.


Matt Barker

Fieldwork Manager

Matt joined the Acumen’s quantitative team after working within the Fuller Research Group of companies as part of his undergraduate placement. After completing degree Matt joined the company to take on a project manager role and quickly applied his knowledge of the research industry to his quant projects. While he’s incredibly adept at managing his projects from the office, he’s always keen to go out into the field to work with clients on large scale hall tests or on-street data capture. A keen music fan, Matt is always happy to share the latest thing he’s discovered on the Manchester gigging scene.


Steve Churchley

Data Analysis Manager

As the Data Analysis Manager at Acumen, Steve is in charge of all the output which is produced from our quantitative research. Steve works on some of our most complex studies and loves nothing more than pulling it altogether to create reports which, in his words, “really make the data sing and dance”. Before working at Acumen, Steve was a freelance software developer and these skills have been invaluable as he also frequently collaborates with our IT team to create bespoke software solutions for the business. Steve devotes his time outside of work to his family, friends and his beloved Manchester United.


Dan Hassall

Data Analyst

Dan is the data expert behind the work that Acumen’s quant team conduct. He supports the department by taking the raw data from our projects and uses it to create accessible reports for our clients. Dan is also responsible for scripting our online surveys and, thanks to his talent for programming, is also able to build bespoke software for research projects that go beyond what would otherwise be possible. Away from the office Dan is a keen wrestler and also practices Jiu Jitsu.