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AMSRO Executive Management Committee 2020-21

The AMSRO Executive Management Committee is elected annually.

The AMSRO office bearers elected on 29 October 2020 at the AMSRO AGM are:

George Zdanowicz
George Zdanowicz
Enhance Research
Marc L’Huillier
EY Sweeney

Josephine Foti
Wallis Consulting Group
Sarah Wrigley
Gundabluey Research

Martin Filz
General Executive Member
Laura Robbie
General Executive Member
YouGov Australia

Simon Wake
General Executive Member
Jenny Witham
General Executive Member

Craig Young
General Executive Member

Meet the team here.

The AMSRO Committee meets four times a year.  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.

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.)

Committee meetings

AMSRO Committee meetings are held four times a year, in Sydney or Melbourne, or via zoom.

To obtain Minutes of Committee meetings please contact –