Pollara Strategic Insights is proud to announce that Richard Leigh-Bennett has joined our growing team as Vice President.

A market research veteran and leader for more than 30 years, Richard brings to Pollara his extensive research experience working for clients in the private and public sector, in Canada, the U.S., the UK, Europe, Asia/Pacific, South America and the Caribbean.  

Based in Ottawa, Richard will be Pollara’s lead representative for federal government clients as well as private and association sector clients in the National Capital Region.  

He also assumes the leadership of our growing tourism and gaming research practices, applying the expertise he has honed while conducting research studies for the largest destination marketing organizations and dozens of lottery regulators and operators throughout North America.    

Prior to joining Pollara, Richard was a Senior Vice President at Harris/Decima and also ran his own research consultancy.  

Stay tuned for Pollara announcements about some of our new research insights offerings in the gaming and tourism sectors, which we will be developing with Richard over the coming months.