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Hi! Nice to meet you.

Consisting of just over 30 practitioners with extensive client-side experience, Winkle takes on
commercial research challenges in 45 countries for leading brands all over the world – from
each of our 5 offices: Amsterdam, London, Sydney, Toronto and New York.

Seen someone you’d like to talk with? Find your Winkler below.

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Alice Custers
Finance Director - NL
At Winkle I manage the finances for both our companies in Amsterdam and in New Jersey. Invoices, strategic plans, budgets… nothing challenges and motivates me more than crunching the numbers and making everything run smoothly.
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Julian Kievit
Technology Director - NL
I'm involved in several IT-related activities at Winkle. What I do ranges from building systems for process and report automation, to R&D in data mining and text analysis.
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Aly Rasmussen
Senior Research Analyst - US
As researcher at Winkle Americas, I like to think I bring a unique perspective on global brand dynamics based on my travel experiences: before ‘coming home’ to Winkle I visited some twenty-six countries on four continents.
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Annoek Jansen
Research Director - NL
As Research Team Director, I’m in charge of the qualitative research team in Amsterdam and of qualitative research in general. It feels as if qualitative research was made for me and I enjoy bringing that spark to others!
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Bastiaan Maas
Research Director - NL
I’m at Winkle to grow my team and turn briefs into great research with actionable outputs. One of my client-side contacts called us “Quick, but not dirty” once – I like that quote!
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Lena Skepko
Research Manager - NL
I've always been fascinated by marketing and all the tools that help companies understand consumers’ thoughts - and ultimately turn this essential data into profit. Setting up and running research projects at Winkle truly inspires me!
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Cameron Thompson
Research Analyst - US
I am fascinated by the emotions and behaviors that drive consumer decisions. I received my MBA from Seton Hall University - my proudest achievement to date. In my spare time I love to snowboard, travel and watch sports and movies.
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Marianne Lanting
Managing Director EMEA - NL
Being Managing Director at Winkle EMEA feels like a dream come true. I focus on the steps we need to take to grow, innovate and keep developing our industry so we can continue delivering the best work we can for our clients.
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Marieke Boers
Research Director - NL
What drives me in my work is a curiosity for what’s in a consumer’s mind. We get under their skins to understand their habits, motivations and behaviour – what drives them and why? It’s fascinated me for as long as I can remember.
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Kelly Baggerman
Sales and Financial Support - NL
As a sales and finance support agent, I support the Winkle sales and finance team wherever I can. I make sure the sales team can spend more time with clients and less time at the office. I also help with project finances and the CRM system.
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Bridget Connelly
Business Development Associate - US
I play a critical role in supporting Winkle Americas sales and marketing. My enthusiasm, communication and organizational skills make me an important part of the team.
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Jess Macchi
Research Analyst - US
I love that research provides a window into the world of consumer behavior and enjoy the dynamic work environment that comes with this industry. I have a passion for learning and innovating, that fits well with the analytics team.
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Lia Pasternack
Director of Operations - US
I am motivated by helping people to succeed, whether that is my Winkle team or clients. I am excellent at hearing people's needs and finding the best solution to address those needs.
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Martijn Fortgens
Research Manager - NL
As a qualitative researcher I manage online communities for various clients in different countries. It’s a bit like teleportation; one moment I’m working on a new coffee product with people in France and the next I’m chatting with Italians about insurance.
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Maud Brock
Research manager - NL
I graduated as a trend researcher and concept developer. I have always had a strong desire to understand people and their behaviour, so did not hesitate for a second when I saw the Winkle job posting.
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Maroescha Sanches
Research Manager - NL
I work alongside the quantitative research team as a junior researcher. My responsibilities include designing questionnaires, coordinating fieldwork, data-analysis, and putting together final reports.
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Megan Reilly
Senior Research Analyst - US
Delivering high-quality solutions for clients based on innovative research methods – that’s what I like doing at Winkle. My responsibilities include data analysis, innovation-focused marketing research and project management.
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Melike Özen
Research Director - NL
As a Research Director, I coach a team of researchers on delivering our 'boldly simple' promise in each project. A client once told me our report had become something of a ‘Bible’ in their daily work and I’ve since sought to achieve similar results.
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Ruth Rexwinkel
Research Manager - NL
At Winkle I’m a researcher and data scientist. I love to dive into the data to find the narrative that helps our clients face their challenges. I enjoy providing clients with the evidence-based tools they need to make their business more successful.
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Phil Sandy
Account Director - UK
I’m part of the management team – and something of a ‘Winkle veteran’, having been with the company since 2009. As Chief Research Officer, a key part of my role is to ensure the team deliver consistently high quality work across our client portfolio.
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Robert Sheran
Research Analyst - US
Eager to learn more about the growing industry, I got my start as a quantitative analyst working to transform data into actionable insights. My boundless enthusiasm and love for Winkle's culture make me an important part of the team.
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Stefanie Kamp
Research Manager - NL
At Winkle I manage projects from research set up and processing and analyzing data to reporting key findings as stories that help clients achieve better results. I am naturally curious about the reasoning underlying data and I love investigating this at Winkle.
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Susanne Jönsson
Research Manager - NL
As a researcher, I am working behind-the-scene, striving to answer our clients' research questions and finding new nuggets in data and consumer verbatim, which can ignite growth.
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Suzanne van der Erf
Account Director - NL
As Account Director for the EMEA region, my focus is on managing existing client relations and scouting for new projects and clients. In my job, I use my experience from having ran my own marketing communication agency in Hong Kong.
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Stijn van Poppel
Account Director - NL
My responsibility lies with the clients of our Amsterdam offices, helping them realize growth by translating their needs into effective and efficient approaches. My ultimate reward: when happy clients spread the ‘Winkle gospel’ to others!
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Cinthya Carangui
Research Analyst - US
I am well-versed in data analytics and various techniques. I like making decisions based on facts and data, because data never lies. Data allows you to make informed decisions!
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Christelle Pradhan
Account Director
As an account director based in the UK, I focus on all phases of innovation with a fresh take on what our clients experience. I really enjoy providing vivid representations of consumers’ perspectives, and watching the impact on a business’s thinking!
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Consulting Chief Methodologist - US
I provide strategic guidance to the Winkle research team on the appropriate research methodologies for our clients’ unique challenges. I have nearly 20 years of experience in global marketing research across multiple industries.
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Managing Director Americas
At Winkle Americas, my focus is on innovation and new product development, growth strategy and scenario planning. I have over ten years of experience in Brand Management and another ten years of experience in Management Consulting.
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Founding Partner
I remember as a child I would sit and watch people passing by for hours. To this day, I continue to be fascinated by 'people watching' as part of my job - as well as winkling out innovation puzzles for our clients.
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Founding Partner
Costas’s engineering background, combined with his insight & business smarts, create an unerring ability to deliver commercial success.
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Founding Partner
David is a master innovator, dedicated to perfecting innovation success rates.
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