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AMSRO Committee

Meeting schedule and sub-committees

The AMSRO Committee meets four times a year in Sydney or Melbourne, or via zoom.

All member CEO’s are welcome to attend.  The first meeting of the year is scheduled to take place on Thursday 11 February 2021. If you would like to participate please contact Sarah Campbell at to advise.

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AMSRO Committee Meeting Schedule 2021

Thursday11 February 2021TBC/zoom4:00-6:00pm
Thursday15 April 2021Teleconference/zoom – Executive ONLY12.00-1.00pm
Thursday29 April 2021TBC/zoom4:00-6:00pm
Thursday22 July 2021Teleconference/zoom – Executive ONLY12.00-1.00pm
Thursday5 August 2021TBC/ zoom4:00-6:00pm
Thursday14 October 2021Teleconference/zoom – Executive ONLY12.00-1:00pm
Thursday28 October 2021TBC/ zoom
Annual General Meeting
Special member event
Thursday18 November 2021Teleconference/zoom – Executive ONLY12:00-1:00pm
AMSRO ExecutiveGeorge ZdanowiczThe key decision-making body for the Association and responsible for ensuring AMSRO upholds its aims, objectives, and values. The Executive member focus is to reinforce AMSRO’s level of engagement, transparency, and accountability with members.
AMSRO Committee George ZdanowiczThis committee meets quarterly and is open to all AMSRO members to review and discuss matters of industry/AMSRO member interest. All committee members are required to sit on a sub-committee.
Leaders Forum (LF)Sarah WrigleyDevelops the annual Leaders Forum program and overall event.
Privacy Compliance (legally required under the Code)The Hon. Terry AulichOffers an expert member advisory service – monitors privacy law and regulation, member compliance/ complaints and develops privacy materials for members.
Workplace RelationsGeorge ZdanowiczManages AMSRO’s negotiation with the NUW and oversees workplace member services and industry matters (with Andrew Maher, CIE Legal).
RegulatoryCraig YoungMonitors the regulatory environment and makes submissions to government or regulators on key issues that may have commercial implications for companies or affect the industry more broadly.
Quality AssuranceBrian FineWorks with members and the market and social research industry to help ensure the very best quality assurance and to uphold the standard for excellence in market research within Australia.
Industry StatisticsGeorge ZdanowiczManages AMSRO’s Industry statistics for ESOMAR, the Revenue Statistics program and the annual Salary Survey.
Member ServicesMarc L’HuillierManages new member services – is designed to keep pace with the rapid changes in our market and create a broader more inclusive AMSRO.
Strategic Partnerships/PD TrainingSimon WakeExtends the range of benefits delivered to members via partnerships – responsible for the introduction of commercially focused training for businesses and leaders. (This committee is not concerned with technical research training where ample offers in this space already exist via AMSRS and ESOMAR.)


NameManagement CommitteeCompany
George ZdanowiczPresidentEnhance Research
Marc L’HuillierVice PresidentEY Sweeney 
Sarah WrigleyTreasurerGundabluey Research
Josephine FotiSecretaryWallis Consulting Group
Martin FilzGeneral MemberPureprofile Australia
Laura RobbieGeneral MemberYouGov Australia
Simon WakeGeneral MemberIpsos
Jenny WithamGeneral MemberFiftyfive5
Craig YoungGeneral MemberEngine
Rob McLachlanIndustry Consultant 
Mike BederCommittee MemberQualitative Recruitment Australia
Ben BishtonCommittee MemberThe Human Network
Angela BrooksCommittee MemberMcNair yellowSquares
Katie FerroCommittee MemberStable Research
Brian FineCommittee MemberAustralia Online Research
Dianne GardinerCommittee MemberBastion Insights
Paul HogerCommittee MemberQ&A Market Research Services
Jaxon ThomasCommittee MemberEkas
Caroline TomiczekCommittee MemberUrbis
Mark ZukerCommittee MemberJWS Research
Sarah CampbellExecutive DirectorAMSRO
Andrew MaherLegal CounselCIE Legal