Nick McAteer

Nick McAteer

Title: Senior Researcher
Tel: 0141 530 1479


Nick is a highly experienced researcher and evaluator, skilled in designing and managing research programmes for public and third sector organisations.

He has extensive knowledge of research methods, evaluation approaches and impact assessment techniques with an interest in understanding and capturing the impacts of activities that can be seen as having ‘softer’ or harder to quantify benefits.  This includes focusing on the perspectives of service users and working with clients to demonstrate how programmes are able to achieve their objectives and make a difference.  Nick has strong data analysis skills, with a background in market research, socio-economic, demographic and spatial analysis.


  • Programme and project evaluation
  • impact assessment
  • policy analysis
  • research design
  • social and qualitative research
  • qualitative data analysis
  • quantitative surveys and data analysis
  • demographic and spatial analysis
  • economic impacts
  • performance monitoring
  • business improvement and market research

Professional Networks

Member of Social Research Association

Member of SENSCOT

Evaluation Support Scotland

Evaluation Network Scotland


  • MSc Urban and Regional Studies, University of Birmingham
  • BA History and German, University of Essex

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