Founded in 2015, MMC has grown to become a highly reputable research and marketing agency and one that is known for high quality, transforming work.

Whether we are working on a sensitive, in-depth Public Health project to help communities and individuals, or helping to grow a fast-paced global software company, we fuse academic rigour with commercial acumen.

Exceeding our clients’ goals is what drives us. And taking pride in recognising our own achievements is also important to us. In 2016, we won Best New Business at the Portfolio Awards and in 2019, our MD, Natasha McDonough was highly commended as Business Woman of the Year at the Portfolio Business Woman awards.

However, the recognition that we’re most proud of is making the Top 50 Best Places to Work in the North East due to how we shape our business around our core value of empathy. It’s our family-friendly ethos, focus on mental health in – and outside – of the workplace that makes us a great place to work.



We always make sure we consider how others are feeling and know what’s important to them – clients, colleagues and suppliers. We are skilled at adapting how we communicate with each individual client to ensure they feel relaxed, valued and understood.


We’re driven because we have the hunger, intelligence and acumen to drive our client’s organisations forward.


Our ability to create graceful simplicity from complex data has real value for our clients and with that comes delight. We enjoy regularly delighting our clients.


We pride ourselves on being welcoming and caring. We take time to really understand our clients’ needs and concerns whilst always remaining humble and empathetic.


We are driven, determined and quietly self-assured. We are confident enough to positively challenge our clients as well as industry norms. We’re not afraid of a challenging or complex project.

Academic rigour

Our skills, methodology and experience allow us to delve deeper into the data. We translate the true meaning within the research and provide reliable and understandable evidence-based insights.