Karen heads up our Singapore office and has overall responsibility for running the Singapore operations, including sales and business development, managing the business P&L, overseeing client relationships and research/consultancy projects, and managing the Join the Dots Singapore team. A regular speaker at conferences and seminars, she has specialised in consumer psychology, consumer journeys and decision making for a number of years and has a particular interest in the application of behavioural sciences, creative thinking and design.
Deepak is a Senior Research Director in the Singapore team, and is in charge of managing client accounts and relationships. Specialising in qualitative and brand research and consultancy, Deepak is an expert qualitative practitioner with more than 15 years of experience in over 30 markets across the globe. Deepak’s broader experience spans business and quantitative research, having worked for global market and business research firms in the past. Deepak is responsible for building up capabilities and expertise to tap into high level opportunities systematically for the growth of Join the Dots business in the region.
Andrea is the Cultural Trends and Insights Consultant in the Singapore team, in charge of culture and trends intelligence, and qualitative insights in the business. Andrea works on helping brands unlock cultural codes to identify synergies and socio-cultural changes across APAC by using a range of methodologies. She also helps brands activate consumer trends for their business. Her pieces have been featured in publications such as Singapore Business Review, Asia Research Magazine, and ESOMAR RW Connect. She also lends her qualitative expertise in her role as an insights consultant, and moderator, helping brands understand the evolution in lifestyle and behaviours in Asia.
Lauren has been with Join the Dots for four years, and joined the Singapore team on secondment from the UK in September 2016, in charge of project managing the research work in the business. Having initially been part of the team who developed the in-house community platform, she is well versed in both the technical and research part of the business, understanding the ins and outs of running a community platform. She uses this expertise to help clients find new online methodologies to get the most out of participants and has since worked with many blue chip clients, covering a range of geographies, such as British Airways, Mondelēz International and Unilever.