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AQR: Gemma Shevlin, Head of Qualitative Fieldwork, Acumen Fieldwork, UK

Gemma Shevlin

Head of Qualitative Fieldwork
Acumen Fieldwork
United Kingdom

Gemma graduated from Leeds University with an undergraduate degree in Sociology in and went on to complete a post graduate diploma in Social Research and Statistics at the University of Manchester in 2008. Since joining Acumen as a fieldwork manager in 2009 Gemma has moved from a line manager role to become Head of the Qualitative Department. Whilst overseeing the Qual team Gemma manages a wide range of projects with an affinity for harder to reach specs and demands.

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AQR Membership

Gemma has been a Member of the AQR since November 2014.

Notable achievements and contributions

  • 2013 Convened internal training day for recruiters nationwide
  • 2013 Took part in ‘Inspire’ personal development program
  • 2015 Convened an online training programme for recruiters nationwide
  • 2018 Currently completing a diploma in Management Skills

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