Heather Tluczek

Heather Tluczek

Managing Director South-Africa


 +27 11 782 7246

Johannesburg office

54 Peter Place, Peter Place Office Park

2191 Bryanston

South Africa


Heather boasts a strong academic background, having concluded her formal studies by earning her Master's degree in Policy and Development Studies from the University of Johannesburg, South Africa in 2011. In a 'past life', Heather gained invaluable experience within social research, business development and account management roles; before discovering her true love for market research. ​ ​ She joined Columinate | InSites Consulting in 2017. In her current capacity as Research Director, Heather brings a strong quantitative and qualitative skill set, has diverse model exposure, and experience directly managing projects across Africa. Although her real passion lies in team and client management.​ ​ In her role as a South African Team Lead, Heather oversees a team of talented individuals who care for a diverse range of valued clients across categories: FMCG, retail, automotive, pharmaceutical and media - including also the local business' largest strategic account.

My latest blog posts

Data Protection, Privacy and POPIA

Data Protection, Privacy and POPIA

With the POPIA compliance deadline set for set for 1 July, we compared the legislation with our existing data protection and privacy processes to ensure that we provide a secure and safe environment for both the data shared by our participants and the intellectual property shared by our clients. Keep reading to see how we comply.

Neighbourly Networks

Defining the post-2020 consumer in South Africa

A ‘trend’ is essentially a behaviour that consumers express when they navigate the world at one moment, in a particular…

Co-creating brand innovations for a post-lockdown reality

Brand advertising must acknowledge COVID-19 to cut through

As the COVID-19 lockdown continues, consumers are forced to navigate an evolving reality and the range of emotions that it…