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AQR: Desmond Kiernan, Strategy Director, Hall & Partners, UK

Desmond Kiernan

Strategy Director
Hall & Partners
United Kingdom

I'm a qualitative researcher with global experience in branding. I've worked both in New Zealand and the U.K. across many industries using traditional and contemporary research approaches to meet client needs. I have a particular interest in fundamental human needs, brand development, strategy and positioning.

AQR Membership

Desmond has been a Member of the AQR since January 2018.

Notable achievements and contributions

  • 2012 and 2013 Committee member Research Association of New Zealand
  • 2013 Business student mentor at The University of Auckland
  • 2014 and 2015 Ipsos MORI Censydiam champion for U.K.
  • 2016 Completed AQR’s Leadership Awareness Course
  • 2017 Completed AQR’s Workshop — Welcome to the Games

Articles published by the AQR