Secil Muderrisoglu

Secil Muderrisoglu

Senior Researcher

Secil joined nfpSynergy in January 2013 as part of the Public Audiences Team, specialising in brand communications. Currently, she heads up our Brand Attributes monitor, giving charities a unique insight about the public’s perception of, and affinity for, their brand. Secil is also involved with the analysis and management of our Charity Awareness Monitor.

Apart from our syndicated tracking research, Secil also works on various social investment and bespoke projects. She worked in design, management and analysis of the Global Digital Fundraising report, in collaboration with the Resource Alliance. Since joining nfpSynergy, Secil is also involved with delivering qualitative research projects such as communications and creative development testing and programme development for charities including Macmillan Cancer Support and The Scouts Association.

Secil previously worked as a Social Policy and Research Officer at the Ethnic Minority Foundation, where she focused on gender and global health issues. She carried out a comprehensive evaluation of the Muslim Women’s Engagement Programme and played a vital role in managing the Forced Marriage Awareness campaign.  Prior to that, she spent two years as an Equity Research Analyst at an investment bank.

Secil holds a Master’s degree in economic history from the London School of Economics and a bachelor’s degree in Industrial Economics. In her free time, she is committed to the discovery of new bars and good eateries in London and Istanbul, cycling when her saddle is not stolen, contemplating about working towards her Day Skipper License, listening and getting addicted to range of podcasts.

Other team members

Bijal Rama

Bijal Rama Senior Researcher

Bijal joined nfpSynergy as a Research Assistant in January 2014. She now leads on our tracking research in Ireland (ICEM) and assists with the Charity Awareness Monitor and our research with Families.
Claire Bennett

Claire Bennett Head of Projects

Claire oversees all the bespoke qualitative and quantitative research we do including impact evaluations, service user engagement, stakeholder audits and much more.
Heather Sturgess

Heather Sturgess Researcher

Heather joined nfpSynergy in July 2016 and works on our government and parliamentary awareness monitors (CPM, CCPM) and professionals monitors (JAAM, PHM).
Jenny Smith

Jenny Smith Researcher

Jenny joined nfpSynergy in April 2018. She supports the Public Audiences team, working on a range of public audience research monitors, including the Charity Awareness Monitor and Brand Attributes.
Jo Fischl

Jo Fischl Head of Public Audiences Research

Jo joined nfpSynergy in September 2012 and overseas all our general public audience research including nfpSynergy’s Charity Awareness Monitor. Alongside this she works on a wide range qualitative and quantitative bespoke projects for clients, with a particular focus on impact evaluation and research with service users.
Joe Saxton

Joe Saxton Driver of Ideas

Joe Saxton is Driver of Ideas at nfpSynergy and its founder. Joe works on a range of specific projects, especially those that look at strategic advice on fundraising or communications, or wider organisational issues.
Peter Dawson

Peter Dawson Research Assistant

Peter joined nfpSynergy in June 2018 and supports the work undertaken by the Public Audiences team assisting on the production and delivery of the Charity Awareness Monitor.
Rei Kanemura

Rei Kanemura Senior Researcher

Rei joined nfpSynergy in July 2015. She provides research and administrative support to the Projects Team, helping with the design and analysis of bespoke projects for our clients.

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