Andy Whittet


Andy set up Inform Research in 2020 following 15 years as a community researcher and community profiler working across Scotland supporting a diverse range of groups including local grass-roots community project, faith groups, intermediary organisations and the Scottish Government through high quality community research evaluation and reporting.

Inform Research supports charities and voluntary organisations through undertaking

  • community profiles research
  • data analysis
  • feasibility studies
  • community engagement
  • evaluation and strategic planning.

We work alongside you to identify what would have the greatest impact for your organisation - from in-depth research and community profiling to community engagement surveys and analysis. We are passionate about the power of research and engagement in making a positive and lasting difference across all sectors.

Our passion for working in communities and making a long-term positive difference to the lives of people through the effective use of research is what drives us and we welcome the opportunity to see how we can support your important work.


- The Challenges Group
- Chartered Management Institute
- Get the Gen
- Volunteering Matters
- Presbytery of Glasgow/Church of Scotland
- Scottish Faiths Action for Refugees
- Faith in Community Scotland
- Cranhill Development Trust
- Glasgow City Mission
- The Haven Kilmacolm
- Street Connect
- Scottish Christian Alliance
- Bethany Christian Trust
- A range of faith organisations and community projects have received community profiles.


BA (Hons) Social Sciences - Glasgow Caledonian University


Expertise includes:

Research and analysis from 15 years as a former community researcher supporting small community organisations/projects and larger organisations including the Scottish Government.

Fifteen years’ experience as a community profiler using community statistics including Geographical Information Systems (GIS) mapping to support organisations in attracting funding business development, identifying needs and identifying gaps in service provision.

Creative approaches to delivering services including developing numerous training materials and resources used by University of Glasgow and Church of Scotland.

Project management experience through managing a range of programmes on funeral poverty, mental health
child bereavement and a community grants fund.

Funding experience both in writing successful funding bids but also through managing a community grants fund.