Charlotte Worthy
Charlotte Worthy
Charlotte has developed her career in local government research and intelligence, building skills in advanced statistical modelling and analytical techniques. She specialises in demographics, but has extensive knowledge of a wide range of open and public data, in particular the national population census.

Her passion is demystifying data and telling the story behind the numbers in an accurate but interesting way. Charlotte enjoys working closely with clients to determine what they really need to know before sourcing the right information for them.

Chris Gooding
Chris Gooding
Chris’s expertise is in customer services, adult training, project management and community development. He has extensive experience of working in both the commercial and public sector. He has held various local authority ‘community-led planning’ roles and assisted in the development of over 60 of Herefordshire’s parish and town plans.

He is Data Orchard’s lead facilitator for Neighbourhood Planning and Parish Planning, providing hands-on support and expertise in community consultation design, communications, project management, governance and budgeting.

Clem Attwood
Clem Attwood
Clem brings a range of research experience from local government, the non-profit sector and campaign groups. His skills are in analytics, working with primary and secondary data, survey design, and presenting research findings that offer strategic insight. He has provided research and intelligence to strategic cross-sector partnerships including: Local Enterprise Partnerships, Local Strategic Partnership and Community Safety Partnerships.

Clem’s interests are in finding innovative ways of presenting data, stakeholder engagement, and sustainable development.

Madeleine Spinks
Madeleine Spinks
Madeleine has been a researcher for over 20 years and has led projects in the voluntary, community and public sectors. She has specialist knowledge and experience in datasets about the environment, residents’ views on their quality of life, health and well-being, employment and population statistics.

Madeleine is interested in using a variety of techniques to make sense and get the best use out of information. Her specialist interest is in digital mapping (geographical information systems) and infographics.

Maxine Basset
Maxine Basset
Max is an established researcher and has led on many research projects including a domestic abuse needs assessment and evidence of residents’ views for neighbourhood development plans. She’s also skilled in designing and delivering training to staff and volunteers in data protection, collection and management.

Max has responsibility for research design, collection, ensuring data accuracy, analysis and reporting. She enjoys synthesising research finding and making data ‘attractive’ and readable.

Saku Chandrasekara
Saku Chandrasekara
Saku’s background is primarily in pharmacy and local government research with a particular focus on health informatics. She is a specialist in survey logistics – enabling data to be collected, extracted, analysed and reported efficiently and effectively. She is skilled in advanced use of Excel, in particular statistical analysis, data manipulating and sampling.

Saku provides professional advice and support on surveys, costs, questioning techniques and questionnaire design. Her keen eye for devising processes ensures the most efficient use of time and resources when collecting data.

Sian Basker
Sian Basker
Sian is an established research, strategy and digital specialist. She’s worked primarily in the charity sector, with some stints in academic research. Her background is in empowerment through technology for disadvantaged people and organisations that work with them.

Sian is passionate about the role of data in generating new insights and improving strategic decision-making. Her research experience is in evidencing needs, outcomes and impact; and exploring new horizons. Her interests are in digital systems, analytics, data visualisation, story-telling and communications.

Tony Cramp
Tony Cramp
Tony has a background in engineering, computing and local government research. His statistical expertise and understanding of complex survey design ensures quality data and analysis. Tony devises surveys that are statistically robust and uses his knowledge and skills in data quality to get the best from any data set.

He’s also a parish councillor so has a good working knowledge of local democracy and community engagement, which he puts into practice when devising community-led planning surveys.