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About Me

A highly experienced and qualified researcher and writer, with a diverse and strong track record that spans more than three decades. I was formerly employed in senior research roles in UK government departments, with responsibility for developing and implementing large-scale research programs. While living in South East Asia for more than ten years I built a highly successful consulting business providing research and writing services for corporate and non-profit sector organizations around the world, and quickly gained a reputation for high quality services that contribute significant value to the work of clients. Now based in the UK but continuing to work internationally, my main services include quantitative and qualitative research design and implementation; methods consulting; online business research; producing evidence-based white papers, web content and academic journal articles, and providing high quality associate support to research organizations.  

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Demographic Transition: the Opportunities and Challenges of Iran

A white paper examining the demographic challenges and opportunities currently facing Iran, and considering how these might be addressed.



Freelance Research Consultant and Writer

I have developed high quality working relationships, in some cases spanning many years, with a wide range of international clients in the corporate and non-profit sectors and including social and business research organizations, management consulting firms and writers agencies. In this capacity I have played a leading role in developing social research as a client service offering, and generating content marketing materials for use in positioning clients as global or national experts. These include many white papers and peer-reviewed journal articles.

Company: Lynda Joeman Research and Writing

I worked there from 5/2005 until now

Principal Research Officer

In my second period of employment at the Home Office I managed a multidisciplinary team covering asylum and enforcement-related research and production of Great Britain's official immigration enforcement statistics.

Company: The Home Office

I worked there from 9/2003 until 12/2004

Principal Research Officer

I had personal responsibility for developing and managing the delivery of a major new immigration and asylum research programme, which rapidly became an established area of Home Office research proving invaluable to Ministers and policymakers.

Company: The Home Office

I worked there from 7/1999 until 7/2001

Principal Research Officer

In this MoD agency, I successfully developed and implemented improvements to existing armed forces surveys and extended the work of DASA(Surveys) to include attitudinal research with both armed forces and civilian personnel. I successfully managed a major programme of more than twenty projects annually, including interview/focus group projects, as well as quantitative surveys with samples exceeding 10,000).

Company: Defence Analytical Services Agency, Ministry of Defence

I worked there from 7/1995 until 7/1999

Research Officer/Senior Research Officer

I contributed significantly to the development of government policy in the areas of labour market flexibility and health and safety, by designing, implementing and managing external research and conducting internal research and analysis. • At this time I became a nationally recognized expert in areas of research include teleworking, homeworking, and the costs of alcohol abuse to employers, ensuring that complex findings were made accessible and understandable to a non-specialist audience.

Company: Department of Employment

I worked there from 7/1989 until 7/1995

Research Assistant

In this university research position, I successfully completed all background research and interview-based data collection for a semi-structured survey-based project. Commissioned by the Suzy Lamplugh Trust, the project examined personal risks at work and was used to develop safety initiatives and policy recommendations.

Company: London School of Economics

I worked there from 7/1988 until 7/1989

Research Fellow

In this academic research role, I generated insights into the characteristics and attitudes of small business owners and the self-employed by using SPSS to analyse General Household Survey data. The project was commissioned by the Small Business Research Trust.

Company: North East London Polytechnic

I worked there from 7/1987 until 7/1988

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