Our Team

Our in-house team deliver research and analysis to a wide range of clients across the private, public and not-for-profit sectors. We manage the whole process internally, from collecting data and producing analysis right through to client management and invoicing, which means we share excellent relationships with our clients and can be adaptable and responsive to their needs.


Louisa Withers

A pay and reward expert and project manager who leads IDR’s commercial strategy.


Ken Mulkearn

An experienced pay communicator and editor-in-chief who leads IDR’s networking.


Ray Storry

A technical expert in the pay and reward field and IDR’s data director.

Senior Researcher

Katherine Heffernan

Our qualitative research specialist who leads on case studies and interviews. 


Zoe Woolacott

A pay researcher with responsibility for our pay awards monitoring and analysis. 

Marketing and Sales Officer

Katie Hazlewood

Our marketing officer responsible for spreading the word about IDR and introducing us to firms.

Finance & Admin Manager

Patricia Potter

An experienced administrator responsible for invoicing and financial monitoring. 

Research assistant

Luca Sampson Grimbly

A research assistant with responsibility for monitoring surveys and participant liaison.