About SwissPeaks

"We have a strong reputation for providing high quality market research and monitoring and evaluation services that span collection, collation, analysis and reporting. Through strong communication we can deliver your brief quickly and efficiently, while keeping data quality an integral component throughout.”

 

Established and Multi-national

SwissPeaks are established market research and data management experts, delivering monitoring and evaluation services predominantly throughout sub-Saharan Africa. We have collaborated with field agencies in 100+ countries, working with various high-profile clients.

Independent and Experienced

Due to our independent status, we are primarily a first port of call where project size and complexity are key factors. Our experience and clear understanding of the market research process enables us to support our stakeholders who often operate in logistically challenging and complex environments.

SwissPeaks have developed a data management toolkit of intuitive and innovative software solutions that facilitate fast, forensic examination of data. We also offer bespoke data visualization dashboards to deliver business intelligence in a user-friendly and meaningful way.




 



Meet the Team

Andy Madeley | Market Research and Data Management Expert

Andy has worked in the Market Research industry for over 20 years, gaining key research and data processing experience through holding positions at international full-research agencies in his early days. He has accrued much experience in online data collection platforms and applications such as SurveyToGo, Confirmit, Decrypt, Snap, SPSS and Merlin, as well as in in-depth analysis requirements. Andy has been responsible for continually developing new and innovative processes and practices to enhance the data collection, validation and analysis applications within the company. In his spare time, Andy takes part in networking, travelling and enjoying an occasional game of squash.

 

Simon Stephen | Market Research and Data Management Expert

Before joining SwissPeaks, Simon gained relevant research and data management expertise through positions held at reputable market research agencies in London. With years of market research experience under his belt, Simon is mainly responsible for managing data collection, collation (processing) and analysis requirements on an array of projects. He is integral in developing SwissPeaks into a niche service provider, catering to market research and field agencies worldwide and overseeing complex international projects. When he’s not in the office, Simon is most likely spending time with family, attending PTA meetings and is the akela at a local cub scouts.

 

Elliott Barratt | Head of Development and Data Visualization

 

Elliott has worked in the software and web system development industry for over a decade. He is multi-code-lingual with a strong proficiency in PHP, JavaScript, Java, JSON technologies, SQL database development and several XML based mark-up languages. Elliott’s main role is to manage and directly develop bespoke data visualization and system-based soft-ware for our range of clients. This includes integration of his independently built PHP framework, optimized for secure use and utilizing the latest JavaScript graphics extensions to build highly functional and feature-rich interfaces. Alongside his passion for technology, Elliott has a strong interest in music and literature, having attained degrees in Media Technology: Music and English Literature.

 

Jonathan Munene | SwissPeaks East Africa, Director

Jonathan is a Market Research and Data Specialist based in Nairobi. He has hands on experience creating survey (data collection) forms using XML and XLS and JXLS for collating data. In addition to using generic Microsoft Office-based solutions, he has implemented data collection systems using the likes of ODK, KoBoCollect, SurveyCTO, SurveyToGo, Askia and CSPro. He also has a strong proficiency in Formhub, ODK Aggregate, Ona and ODK Briefcase. As well as having a background in IT, his experience in data analysis and data visualization extends to using SPSS, R, Shiny, Stata, Tableau.