About Us

 
CBG is a major independent provider of public sector research services in New Zealand. CBG was set up by Carol Boustead Gibb and Barry Gribben 20 years ago to meet the need for high-quality, practical research, sensibly combining a range of research paradigms, using culturally competent processes. With extensive practical experience at all levels of the sector CBG can provide independent research to managers and policy makers, to improve decision making and help deliver better quality services. CBG is a wholly New Zealand owned and operated company. 


Meet the Team
 
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Dr Barry Gribben
Barry has been involved with primary health care and research for over 20 years. He was a south Auckland GP working in a busy multi-cultural practice for 15 years and Director of the RNZCGP Research Unit in Auckland University for 5 years. His research interests are in new methods for analysing large datasets and multilevel modelling in the health sector.
  Carol Boustead Gibb
Carol trained as a nurse, working in intensive care in the UK, before completing her MSc in Health Services Research. She has wide experience in NZ, working in health market research and on large evaluation projects and recently completed her LLB qualification. Carol has a wide knowledge of qualitative research approaches and has designed many innovative research projects working across the public and private sectors, and managing large multicultural research teams.

 
  Neil Tee
Neil is the Operations Manager for CBG. After studying Business and Law in the UK, he gained experience in the health and hospitality sectors before emigrating to New Zealand where he worked for a large telco. Neil is responsible for the overall efficiency of CBG's survey operations, ensuring multiple projects work together seamlessly. 
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Heni Tupe
Heni is the National Field Manager for CBG.  She possesses a wealth of experience managing large sales and distribution teams and has led the CBG national field force for the past 2 years. Heni is herself an experienced interviewer and has a passion for public policy research.
  Christine Walker
Christine has a mental health nursing background with further training in research management. Christine provides project management and administrative support for many of CBG's evaluation contracts. She is an accomplished surveyor and is developing her qualitative research skills.
  Tom Robinson
Tom has over 20 years experience in the IT industry and specialises in SAS and FileMaker programming.  His skills and knowledge are highly regarded and include analysis, data warehousing, project management, documentation & standards, testing, and mentoring.  His clients range from sole traders to large corporates and government departments.

 
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Emma is an expert Access programmer and maintains CBG’s bespoke survey software. She also provides help desk support for the Survey field team.
  Sarah Craig
Sarah has a science and interviewing background, and has previously worked in the health sector as a sleep technologist. As Research Coordinator for CBG, Sarah works across projects to provide analyses and support to the management team. 
  Thomas Zhang
Thomas has a Masters degree in statistics (including analysis of multistage surveys) and a bachelor degree in computer science. With his various statistics modelling and computing skills, Thomas provides SAS programming and analysis support.

 
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Tony has a background in Hospital and Military Nursing and Secondary School Teaching. He has been involved in IT support for a number of years and currently provides IT support for HealthStat and CBG surveyors. 
  Esther de Laat
In the role of Administration Manager and Company Accountant, Esther plays a vital role in ensuring both the field and management team is supported
  Davina Birss
Davina provides administration support to both the field and management teams. In particular, Davina oversees the recruitment and appointment of new interviewers. 



Survey Team

NZHS Training July 2012(copy)(copy)
 

 

 

 

 

 

About Us

 
CBG is a major independent provider of public sector research services in New Zealand. CBG was set up by Carol Boustead Gibb and Barry Gribben 20 years ago to meet the need for high-quality, practical research, sensibly combining a range of research paradigms, using culturally competent processes. With extensive practical experience at all levels of the sector CBG can provide independent research to managers and policy makers, to improve decision making and help deliver better quality services. CBG is a wholly New Zealand owned and operated company. 


Meet the Team
 
Barry Headshot2   Carol Headshot2   Neil Headshot2
Dr Barry Gribben
Barry has been involved with primary health care and research for over 20 years. He was a south Auckland GP working in a busy multi-cultural practice for 15 years and Director of the RNZCGP Research Unit in Auckland University for 5 years. His research interests are in new methods for analysing large datasets and multilevel modelling in the health sector.
  Carol Boustead Gibb
Carol trained as a nurse, working in intensive care in the UK, before completing her MSc in Health Services Research. She has wide experience in NZ, working in health market research and on large evaluation projects and recently completed her LLB qualification. Carol has a wide knowledge of qualitative research approaches and has designed many innovative research projects working across the public and private sectors, and managing large multicultural research teams.

 
  Neil Tee
Neil is the Operations Manager for CBG. After studying Business and Law in the UK, he gained experience in the health and hospitality sectors before emigrating to New Zealand where he worked for a large telco. Neil is responsible for the overall efficiency of CBG's survey operations, ensuring multiple projects work together seamlessly. 
Heni Headshot2   Chris headshot   Tom Headshot
Heni Tupe
Heni is the National Field Manager for CBG.  She possesses a wealth of experience managing large sales and distribution teams and has led the CBG national field force for the past 2 years. Heni is herself an experienced interviewer and has a passion for public policy research.
  Christine Walker
Christine has a mental health nursing background with further training in research management. Christine provides project management and administrative support for many of CBG's evaluation contracts. She is an accomplished surveyor and is developing her qualitative research skills.
  Tom Robinson
Tom has over 20 years experience in the IT industry and specialises in SAS and FileMaker programming.  His skills and knowledge are highly regarded and include analysis, data warehousing, project management, documentation & standards, testing, and mentoring.  His clients range from sole traders to large corporates and government departments.

 
Emma Headshot2   Sarah Craig website photo-554-860   Thomas-482
Emma is an expert Access programmer and maintains CBG’s bespoke survey software. She also provides help desk support for the Survey field team.
  Sarah Craig
Sarah has a science and interviewing background, and has previously worked in the health sector as a sleep technologist. As Research Coordinator for CBG, Sarah works across projects to provide analyses and support to the management team. 
  Thomas Zhang
Thomas has a Masters degree in statistics (including analysis of multistage surveys) and a bachelor degree in computer science. With his various statistics modelling and computing skills, Thomas provides SAS programming and analysis support.

 
Tony-870   IMG 0337-368   ^1DFA094F28563881BB118DECCDAB74AE3804E1A54402A88ACE^pimgpsh thumbnail win distr-844
Tony has a background in Hospital and Military Nursing and Secondary School Teaching. He has been involved in IT support for a number of years and currently provides IT support for HealthStat and CBG surveyors. 
  Esther de Laat
In the role of Administration Manager and Company Accountant, Esther plays a vital role in ensuring both the field and management team is supported
  Davina Birss
Davina provides administration support to both the field and management teams. In particular, Davina oversees the recruitment and appointment of new interviewers. 



Survey Team

NZHS Training July 2012(copy)(copy)