Our team, in conjunction with our unique Growth Potential Score propriety framework, is what truly sets us apart from other organisations. With extensive experience in marketing, strategy development and market research, we are prepared and excited to help our clients achieve their business objectives.
The Growth Potential Score team is led by Ray Andrews and Dr Dave Stewart.
Ray brings over 35 years’ experience in branding, research and internal and external communication to his role as Managing Director at GPS Pty Ltd.
As founder and Managing Director of Andrews Group, a research-led strategy consultancy, Ray has worked with hundreds of clients across a number of industries and professions, including banking and finance, law, education, accounting, transport, tourism, health, energy, automotive, hazardous waste, construction, property and asset management. He has also worked extensively for government at all three levels, mostly for the Australian Government.
Prior to starting Andrews Group, Ray was the first national marketing director of Australia’s largest professional body, the now 127,000-member CPA Australia. Ray launched the landmark national brand campaign, introducing Certified Practising Accountant (CPA) to Australia. Before this, Ray completed training as an army officer and taught secondary school mathematics.
Ray is a Fellow of the Public Relations Institute of Australia and a Member of the Australian Market and Social Research Society (AMSRS).
Dr Dave Stewart
Chief Operating Officer
Dave oversees all day-to-day operations at GPS Pty Ltd, in particular the statistical analysis required to generate a growth potential score for our clients.
Dave has the rare skill set of being both an academic, with a PhD in Mathematical Statistics, as well as 20 years’ experience as a corporate researcher in both client-side and consulting organisations. Dave was a marketing academic at Monash University for ten years where he introduced the teaching of marketing metrics at both undergraduate and graduate levels. Dave continues to teach part time at Monash University and Deakin University.
Dave is a member of the American Marketing Association.