Your insights partner

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World class skill,
world-spanning curiosity.

About Perceptive

Perceptive is one of Australasia's best market research companies and technology-based customer intelligence provider. We’ve spent over a decade carefully assembling our team of highly skilled market research consultants, analysts, data scientists, creatives, developers, strategists, and account managers, all of whom contribute to the success of our clients.

We provide research and insights programmes to a variety of organisations across the Asia-Pacific, North America, United Kingdom, United Arab Emirates and India. In fact, we conduct both quantitative and qualitative research in over 40 countries, have over 500,000 surveys in field every month, and have access to over 11 million consumers via our professionally-managed research panels.

We also know how important data security is in today’s digital ecosystem. This has lead us to become ISO-certified to ensure we meet the highest global standards for information security management.

How we can help

Daniel Shaw – Managing Director

For over 15 years, Daniel has helped clients drive growth and profitable outcomes through better customer intelligence. As Managing Director, he brings the collective power of Perceptive’s team to deliver great work and continue to grow our agency’s capability.


Oliver Allen – General Manager

With over 10 years of insights experience, Oliver is a mastermind at using research, insights and data to identify and execute strategic business decisions. His ability to weave together diverse data and uncover actionable insights is a major asset to our team.


Ange Dunn – Senior Business Director

Part of Perceptive’s Client Services Team, Ange takes the world of data and insights and forges it into actionable strategies. With 10 years in the insights field on both in client and agency-side research, Ange excels at bringing client projects from ideation to full fruition.


Damian Bennett – Senior Business Director

With over eight years of research experience, Damian has worked across numerous sectors on both the client and agency-side. Effective at helping clients harness the full breadth of Perceptive's capabilities, Damian always delivers first-class research programmes.


Laurie Porima – Kaupapa Māori Research and Evaluation Consultant

As an independent research and evaluation specialist, Laurie has participated in, led and advised many public sector research and evaluation projects. His tribal affiliations are Ngāti Manawa, Ngai Tuhoe and Ngā Puhi on his mother’s side and Ngāti Hikairo, Tainui on his father’s.


Rachael Weaver – Head of Insights

As Head of Insights Rachael has worked across various industries on projects ranging form brand tracking to customer segmentation and journey mapping. Her eye for detail has seen her uncover unique insights and perspectives that might otherwise fly under the radar.


Mark Vincett – Director of Research at Sapien

With 20-plus years of experience, Mark excels at digging into the true thoughts, feelings and behaviours that motivate the people that make up your customers. As Director of Research at Sapien, he transforms research into strategic tools that inform category and brand plans.

Our commitments

Rainbow Tick certified

We’re committed to ensuring a safe space for all employees and celebrating diversity in all its forms.

Te Kaa graduated

Perceptive leadership have undertaken the Te Kaa programme, a Māori cultural competency programme.

Work180 employer of choice

A globally recognised job network, committed to helping women thrive by raising workplace standards.

Mind the Gap signatory

Perceptive is a Mind the Gap signatory with its first pay gap reporting completed in October 2023.

Toitū Envirocare net carbonzero

We are Toitū Envirocare net carbonzero and continue to reduce our emissions to create a sustainable future.

Data security

Perceptive is ISO27001 accredited and meets the highest of global standards for information security management.


Access to a global creative network

Perceptive is a member of the Clemenger Group, Australasia's largest and most successful marketing communications organisation. We’re also part of BBDO—the world’s most awarded advertising agency, boasting 15,000 people in 289 offices across 81 countries around the world.

Together, we provide our clients with unmatched capability across the marketing services spectrum.


Our culture

While we’re all unique individuals here at Perceptive, there are some traits that make us the same, and that we look for in new team members.

We’re ruthlessly passionate about our work and its effectiveness for our clients. We’re collaborative and value one another’s differences. We’re geeky when it comes to technology’s role in customer experience and we enthusiastically look to insights to inform our decisions.

We love applying creativity to solve both communication and business challenges. We’re continuously curious about what it means to be human in this digital age. And we use that curiosity to find a better way, running towards the unknown—never away from it.

Careers at Perceptive