The Association for Qualitative Research
The Hub of Qualitative Thinking

The Board

The AQR is managed by an elected board. All AQR members are entitled to vote in the elections which take place in June of each year. Board members normally serve for a three year term. Board meetings are held monthly, usually in Central London. The board currently consists of:

Chloe Fowler
Chair

Chloe Fowler

Founder
The Nest Research
 
Liz Sykes
Treasurer

Liz Sykes

Company Secretary
Association for Qualiative Research
 
Sarah Jay
Vice Chair

Sarah Jay

Research Director
Acacia Avenue
 
Gemma Baldwin
Board Member

Gemma Baldwin

Insight Director
Relish Research
 
Kate Benson
Board Member

Kate Benson

Researcher
Sky
 
Ella Fryer-Smith
Board Member

Ella Fryer-Smith

Qualitative Research Consultant
Ella Fryer-Smith Ltd
 
Keisha Herbert
Board Member

Keisha Herbert

Senior User Researcher
Department for Education
 
Lucy Hobbs
Board Member

Lucy Hobbs

Qualitative Director
Boxclever Consulting
 
Nikki Lavoie
Board Member

Nikki Lavoie

Director
MindSpark Research International LLC
 
Martha Llobet
Board Member

Martha Llobet

CEO
Q2Q GLOBAL DATACOLLECTION SL
 
Caroline Noon
Board Member

Caroline Noon

Director
Vivid Research and Planning
 
Simon Patterson
Board Member

Simon Patterson

Founder & CEO
QRi Consulting
 
Rachael Penny
Board Member

Rachael Penny

Associate Director
Criteria Fieldwork Ltd
 
Simon Shaw
Board Member

Simon Shaw

Director
Trinity McQueen
 
Oliver Sweet
Board Member

Oliver Sweet

Head Of Ethnography
Ipsos Ethnography Centre of Excellence
 
Judy Taylor
Board Member

Judy Taylor

Independent Consultant
Consult JMT