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ADIA Advisory Committee

Meeting schedule and sub-committees

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

All member CEOs are welcome to attend.  If you would like to participate please contact Sarah Campbell at to advise.

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Next ADIA Advisory Committee Meeting 2022

Thursday5 MayBrisbane & via Zoom 4-6:30 pm
ADIA BoardGeorge ZdanowiczThe key decision-making body for the Association and responsible for ensuring ADIA upholds its aims, objectives, and values. The Board member focus is to reinforce ADIA’s level of engagement, transparency, and accountability with members.
ADIA Advisory Committee George ZdanowiczThis committee meets quarterly and is open to all ADIA members to review and discuss matters of industry/ADIA 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 ADIA’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 ADIA’s Industry statistics for ESOMAR, the Revenue Statistics program and the annual Salary Survey.
Marketing & 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 ADIA.
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 TRS and ESOMAR.)


NameManagement CommitteeCompany
George ZdanowiczPresidentEnhance Research
Marc L’HuillierVice PresidentEY Sweeney 
Sarah WrigleyTreasurerGundabluey Research
Josephine FotiSecretaryWallis Social Research
Martin FilzOrdinary MemberPureprofile Australia
Laura RobbieOrdinary MemberYouGov Australia
Simon WakeOrdinary MemberIpsos
Jenny WithamOrdinary MemberFiftyfive5
Rob McLachlanOrdinary MemberTRA Australia
Craig YoungBoard AdvisorEngine
Mike BederCommittee MemberQualitative Recruitment Australia
Ben BishtonCommittee MemberThe Human Network
Angela BrooksCommittee MemberMcNair yellowSquares
Katie FerroCommittee MemberStable Research
Brian FineCommittee MemberAustralia Online Research
Paul HogerCommittee MemberQ&A Market Research Services
Jaxon ThomasCommittee MemberEkas
Caroline TomiczekCommittee MemberUrbis
Mark ZukerCommittee MemberJWS Research
Sarah CampbellChief Executive OfficerADIA
Andrew MaherLegal CounselCIE Legal