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Company Details

Established 1971

Suite 1301 Level 13 815 Pacific Highway
Chatswood NSW, 2067 Australia

Phone: 02 8415 7400
Fax: 8415 7499
Website: www.ekas.com.au
Contact: Ross Trewartha
Email: ross@ekas.com.au

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General Information

Ekas is the Australian independent fieldwork and data analysis company, for your market research needs.

As a full-service fieldwork agency, we provide quality fieldwork to cater for your requirements, no matter how small, or large.

We can also design and report, to provide you with a one-stop agency for your research needs

Our experienced team provide full project management and deliver your research in a timely manner.

Ekas has been providing fieldwork services to the market research industry for over 40 years. We are fully accredited with all ISO standards for fieldwork, as well as all appropriate Research Society and AMSRO accreditations

So, let us help you, let us do your fieldwork, while you concentrate on the things you do best, finding insights.

National Field Services

Recruitment - services

•   Large CLT Sensory and Product tests

 Focus groups

Large CLT Sensory Room

•   In-depth interviews

•   Product trials

•   Extensive compliant, opt-in panel

•   Fresh recruitment from general population

•   or from client lists

Recruitment - targets

•   Healthcare; Medical specialists & GPs; Patient recruiting

•   Consumer; marketing and social;

•   Business; Executives and professionals

Shopper Intercepts and Face to Face

•   Central location interviewing

•   Ipads and/or CAPI Laptops

•   In-depth interviewing

•   Mystery Shopping




Data Analysis and Data Processing

•   Data coding and entry

•   Data files, Excel tables and electronic data analysis,

SPSS files

•   Processing your electronic data

Statistical Services

Medical and Consumer Panel

•   Randomised

•   Voluntary opt in

•   Recruitment for all research methodologies

•   Specialised lists e.g. medical and health care, patient information

•   Corporate in-house panel & database services

    - validate existing data

    - Build and manage e-communications capabilities

Web Surveys

•   10 years experience with full in-house project management

• Aesthetically appealing design

• Seamless table production


CATI (Computerised Telephone Interviewing)

•   Central location interviewing team

•   Tracking studies - 15 years' experience

•   Customised surveys


  •  State of the art scanning "top of the line" colour scanner
  • Seamless table production


Group Room facilities

  • Modular Sensory and Product testing facility for CLT, catering for very large N size tests
  • 3 group rooms seating up to 10, all with client viewing
  • Located in Crows Nest
  • Please look us up under the 'Group room facilities' section for more information


Other Services

  • Call - mail - call surveys
  • Mixed mode paper, web and CATI data collection


  • ekas is the longest serving sub-contractor to the industry (since 1971). We have dealt with all industries and all types of projects. We are leaders in market sizing and volume analysis.


  • ISO 20252 since 2006
  • ISO 26362 since 2010

Active industry support

  • •   Committee representation on The Research Society, AMSRO, MRQA and Standards Australia


  • ekas provides a cost-effective approach to your research needs, small or large, across all industries, underpinned by our highly skilled staff using the latest technology and techniques
  • Public liability cover and profession insurance in place

ekas' brands

Interviewing Australia

  • Our complimentary brand and office in Crows Nest, Sydney

Recruiting Australia

  • Our branding for Group Recruiting for Medical, Business and Consumer (panel of 100,000)

"Select Opinion Leaders"

  •  Compliant opt-in Online research panel
  • Revitalised in 2009
  • Over 90% recruited offline
  •  Accredited with ISO 26362 for On-line Research


"Medical Opinion Leaders"

  • Compliant opt-in medical panel
  • Access to all medical specialties
  •  We have over 85% of the GPs in Australia on our panel
  •  Australian and New Zealand contacts
  •  Accredited with ISO 26362 for Online Research

• Newly created compliant opt-in tailored patient panel


Research Society Members Ian Thomas (Fellow) QPR, Jaxon Thomas, Matt Thomas

Key Personnel

Matt Thomas, General Manager - Innovations and Technology - Corporate - overseeing all Innovations, Software and HR, as well as General Management. Matt has over 7 years experience in Market Research, including Panel Management and Online Research systems. Matt is also responsible for the on-going management of our Medical and Consumer panels

Jaxon Thomas, General Manager - Operations - overseeing all Operations, Jaxon has overall responsibility for our team of Project Managers, analysts and interviewers

Ross Trewartha, Business Development Manager - joined Ekas in February 2011. Over 25 years experience, in research, project management, client service and business development

Geoff Eades, Account Manager - Client Service - Health Care Recruitment, nearly 20 years industry experience.

Patty Rezzonico - Qual and Quant Senior Manager

Personnel: Full-Time 15, Casual 350

Research Fields:
  • Advertising
  • Automotive
  • Agricultural
  • Communication & Information Technology
  • Finance & insurance services
  • International markets
  • Media
  • Medical
  • Tourism & hospitality
  • Building & Construction
  • Distribution
  • Food and drink
  • Manufacturing
  • Retail (excluding food & drink)
  • Social/opinion research
  • Telecommunications
  • FMCG
  • Health
  • Other utilities
  • Pharmaceutical
  • Gaming
  • Infrastructure
  • Wholesale/retail
Research Methods:
  • Analysis and interpretation
  • Mail surveys
  • Brand health
  • Market modelling / sales forecasting
  • Business to business research
  • Market segmentation
  • Choice modelling
  • Mystery shopping
  • Continuous tracking
  • Packaging research
  • Customer satisfaction & loyalty studies
  • Panel
  • Data processing
  • Perceptual mapping
  • Pricing/promotions research
  • Employee/staff surveys
  • Product testing/new product development
  • Program evaluation
  • Face to face interviewing
  • Readership surveys
  • Group room facilities
  • Service quality studies
  • Group/in depth analysis and interpretation
  • Group/in depth moderation
  • Group/in depth recruitment
  • Telephone interviewing
  • Internet usage studies
  • Website evaluation
  • Online interviewing
  • Web surveys

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