Gary Nicol Associates currently has a field force of experienced interview staff available to undertake assignments throughout New Zealand.

gary nicolGary Nicol, B.Com, ANZIM, AFAIMZ, Grad Dip Lib, ALAA

Gary is a graduate in marketing and information science with wide practical experience.  Since 1969, he has been involved in marketing consulting, advertising, accounting and publishing.  He also managed the Christchurch office of SATIS, a government sponsored information service.  Gary specialises in most aspects of market research, marketing auditing and client service evaluation.


ray sleemanRay Sleeman, MBA, B. Ed

Ray has more than 25 years of experience in the leisure and tourism sectors as a facility manager and management consultant.  His areas of specialization include business concept development, feasibility studies, marketing audits, strategic business planning, business performance evaluation, market research and best practice assessment.

In addition to consultancy and research projects, Ray also lectures in business planning and entrepreneurship and tourism at Lincoln University.  He is a regular presenter on small business topics for the Ministry of Economic Development’s BIZ Seminar programmes and is a mentor for the Business in the Community Programme.

Maryvee McMathMaryvee McMath, BA, MA (Distinction)

Maryvee has more than 40 years of research experience and had a 26 year involvement with Gary Nicol Associates.

Her areas of specialisation include qualitative research, community consultation, cross cultural research, literature reviews and application of research analysis techniques to qualitative data.

Research interests and activities have included: Changing roles of women in New Zealand, health and social change, spirituality and health in the Pacific, community consultation in relation to planning and development, history and ecology (Cook Islands), and involvement with musical education, cultural groups and language initiatives.