About Insight Statistical Consulting

Originally established in 1989 as a Trinity College campus company, the company has grown to be a leading independent statistical consultancy with clients in Ireland and abroad. We still maintain the unique link with the Department of Statistics in Trinity College and with members of the statistics department.

We understand which statistical techniques are most appropriate for your data. We take pride in preparing reader-friendly results and share our expertise on the most appropriate research methodologies to ensure you get the best value for your money.

We’ve carried out complex projects for organisations such as; Bank of Ireland, The Environmental Protection Agency, Eircom, Vodafone, The National Disability Authority, Bus Eireann and An Garda Síochana. We provide on-going advice and support for organisations such as The National Lottery, The Higher Education Authority, the Commission of Energy Regulation, IDA Ireland and Enterprise Ireland. If you have a research or statistical question, why not contact us today and we’d be happy to offer our expert advice.

Meet The Team

David Harmon, MA MBS, Managing Director

David Harmon David has managed the company since 1993 following completion of the Management Science and Information Systems Studies (MSISS) degree course in the Department of Statistics at Trinity College Dublin. He also holds a Master of Business Studies in Marketing Research from the University College Dublin Michael Smurfit Graduate Business School and a Professional Diploma in Official Statistics for Policy Evaluation from the Institute of Public Administration. David is a member of the Marketing Society of Ireland, ESOMAR and is Treasurer of the Social Research Association of Ireland. David has experience working with key clients such as Department of Enterprise, Jobs & Innovation, Enterprise Ireland, Higher Education Authority, IDA Ireland and The National Lottery.

Olivier Foubert, BA MA, Market Research Analyst

Olivier Foubert Olivier joined Insight in 2003 from a multilingual customer service department. Olivier has a background in Business and Languages with a specialisation in Marketing. During his time in the company, Olivier worked on a variety of quantitative research projects and developed expertise in statistical analysis and process optimisation. His role in the company involves liaising with external partners, validating survey data and monitoring survey processes.

Prof Myra O'Regan, MA MSc PhD, Director & Statistician

Prof Myra O'Regan Dr O'Regan is a Senior Lecturer in Statistics at Trinity College Dublin and has a PhD in Educational Research from Boston College, an MSc in Statistics and a BA Mod in Mathematics from Trinity College. Dr O'Regan is a thought leader in the area of sampling, research design and statistical analysis. Her sectoral specialisations include health, education and banking sector.

Prof Cathal Walsh, MA PhD, Senior Statistician

Prof Cathal Walsh Dr Walsh is a lecturer in Management Science and Statistics at Trinity College Dublin, he joined the company in 1999. His research interests include reliability of physical systems, medical statistics and finance. His PhD was in the area of Bayesian modelling of structural failures. Dr Walsh's area of expertise at Insight is in data manipulation and computational statistical analysis.

Prof Dr Antony Unwin, MA MSc PhD, Director & Statistician

Prof Dr Antony Unwin Antony established the company in 1989 as a campus company of Trinity College Dublin from within the Department of Statistics. Since then, Antony has become the first Professor of Computer-Oriented Statistics and Data Analysis at Universität Augsburg. Antony has extensive commercial experience and special interest areas include interactive statistical graphics, exploratory analysis, large data sets and development of exploratory statistical software.

Angela Moser, Data Processing

Angela Moser Angela provides the highest quality data entry, data processing and organisational services to the company. She joined the company in 2008 and her experience has been gained from many years working in a variety of industries. Angela is also a qualified reflexologist.

Dr. Stephen Erskine, MA MSc PhD, Quantitative Researcher

Dr. Stephen Erskine Stephen joined the Insight team in January 2017 following the completion of a large-scale PhD research project into the question of whether the type of electoral system used in a state affects the level of representation voters can expect from their elected representatives. Stephen brings an additional depth of statistics, research methodology, questionnaire design, data collection methods, data analysis and reporting writing experience to the team.