Who We Are

YouthInsight is Australia’s premier youth-focused research agency, with access to Australia’s largest online youth panel (of 145,000+ young people).
We are the full-service market research arm of Student Edge, which was founded in 2003 by a group of students to make life easier (and more affordable) for their peers. Today, there are more than one million members of Student Edge globally.

YouthInsight arose from a desire to share Student Edge’s unique access and understanding of Australia’s Gen Y and Gen Z. We conduct national surveys with efficiency and are able to quickly recruit 14 to 29 year-olds for our qualitative research projects, giving Australia’s youth a voice.

Having worked with industry leaders in finance, education, consumer goods, telecommunications, peak bodies and government departments all the way through to tech start-ups and entrepreneurs, we’ve seen first-hand the power that insights can have on transforming and clarifying understanding, product development and take-to-market strategies.

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Meet The Team

Cristiano Lima
Cristiano LimaHead of Research
With more than 12 years’ experience in market research, Cristiano has an extensive skillset with specialisations across both quantitative and qualitative disciplines. He is a well-rounded researcher with an acute appreciation of client needs, having worked client-side and with some of the industry’s largest research agencies (collaborating with some of the biggest brands in the world).

Cris possesses a unique understanding of the customer experience across different fields. Keeping with the trends of the fast-paced digital age, Cristiano’s focus is on consultative services, providing clients with strategic direction, rather than research for the sake of research.

Nathan Reed
Nathan ReedInsights & Strategy Lead
Nate has 10 years’ experience across a range of research methodologies, from traditional focus groups and brand tracking studies through to online qualitative, mobile ethnography, social media monitoring and online communities. Nate’s passion for research innovation is what led him to YouthInsight, ensuring market research evolves with the next generation of consumers and takes full advantage of the technology at their disposal.

Having previously worked at global leaders Nielsen and OMD, he brings a high level of research rigour coupled with a deep understanding of media and consumer behaviour to all projects. A keen storyteller, Nate brings the target audience and business problem to life and delivers actionable research with clear outcomes and recommendations.

There are few categories in which he hasn’t worked, connecting such brands to Australia’s youth as Monash University, Australian National University, McDonald’s, ANZ, Beyond Bank, Boost Mobile, Chartered Accountants, Google, HP, Sony, Department of Employment, Grain Industry of Western Australia and Shire of Manjimup.

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Craig Chetty
Craig ChettyCo-Founder
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Jeremy Chetty
Jeremy ChettyCo-Founder
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Damien Langley
Damien LangleyCo-Founder
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