A global research and evaluation consultancy trusted by clients to design and deliver robust research, incisive analysis and invaluable insight for evidence based decision making.

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The Team

We have a highly skilled team who share an enthusiasm for innovative research that provides answers to complex questions.


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We have worked with many major government departments, agencies and non-departmental public bodies. Some of the main organisations that we have worked with are shown here.

Australian Capital Territory (ACT)
Advisory Team for Large Applications (ATLAS)
Australian Department of Industry, Innovation, Science, Research and Tertiary Education
Broadland District Council
Carbon Trust
Consumer Futures
UK Department for Energy and Climate Change (DECC)
UK Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA)
Queensland Department of Tourism, Major Events, Small Business and the Commonwealth Games (QLD DTESB)
Energy Saving Trust (EST)
HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC)
International Energy Agency (IEA)
National Physical Laboratory (NPL)
New South Wales Environment Protection Authority (NSW EPA)
Oxfordshire County Council
Regen South West
Sustainability Victoria (SV)
Innovate UK
UK Department for Business Innovation & Skills (BIS)
UK Department for Transport (DfT)
Victoria Environment Protection Authority (VIC EPA)
Waste & Resources Action Programme (WRAP)
Zero Waste Scotland (ZWS)


Research | Evaluation | Consultancy

  • Strategy development – establishing needs, identifying options and determining potential actions
  • Programme or policy design – testing policies / programmes, and generating feedback
  • Understanding audiences – establishing awareness, exploring markets and behaviour, understanding customer experience and satisfaction
  • Measuring value – evaluating outcomes and impacts and understanding the difference made
  • Understanding what works – evaluating processes, assessing service delivery and reviewing operations


We specialise in a wide variety of sectors including:

  • Business support and performance
  • Energy, Environment and climate change
  • Health and wellbeing
  • Compliance
  • Innovation
  • Planning
  • Transport
  • Waste and resource efficiency

Case Studies

Read our case studies to find out more about our work.

Energy Saving Trust (EST)
Waste & Resources Action Programme (WRAP)
Innovate UK


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Databuild continue to research a number of different audiences on behalf of our clients, including consumers, businesses and organisations in the public sector.