Principle staff

Ben Strachan

Managing Director

Ben Strachan is the managing director and owner of the Strachan group. Ben brings strong leadership, vision and management experience to the company from his business and military background

Ben is a licensed real estate agent, Qualified Practicing Market Researcher, and holds degrees in Economics and Political Science from the Australian National University. In addition, he is a graduate from the Royal Military College Duntroon and is a registered ABGR/NABERS Office Building Assessor.

Jeanne Young

Research Director

Jeanne has been a successful business woman and research consultant for over 40 years. She is a marketing psychologist and holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Sydney, with majors in Psychology and Urban Geography and was founding member of the peak market research body – Australian Market Research Organisations. (AMRO).

Since 1965, she has been involved continuously in market research and has provided an integrated market research consultancy throughout Australia to a wide variety of clientele. Her work has included the research and marketing evaluation of almost every industry, service and product type Australian business has to offer.

She has worked for a diverse range of Australia’s largest organisations examples include Westpac, Citibank, Delfin Lend Lease, A V Jennings, Sanitarium, Goodman Fielder, Stewart Alexander and General Mills, various Government departments and political parties.

Jeanne is frequently called to serve the Federal Court as an expert witness in Intellectual Property matters because of her understanding of consumer behaviour.

This close and ongoing contact with Australian consumers, provides Strachan Research with a comprehensive understanding of consumer behaviour.

Robert Strachan

Building/Property Division – Director

Robert Strachan heads up the SR property division. He is a licensed builder and draftsman with over 50 years build and design experience in the Australian marketplace across the full residential design sphere.

Robert brings a wealth of expertise to the company in construction and residential design and specialises in premium residential design and construction.