Chris de Brauw

Chris de Brauw


Since the beginning of 2003, Chris de Brauw served as the Executive Vice President of Client Services for Fieldwork Inc.

Previously, Chris served as the Chief Executive Analyst of C&R Research and directed the professional staff. Chris is an expert in consumer and consumer marketing issues, and conducted quantitative and qualitative research for over 25 years. 

Foodservice is one of Chris’ areas of expertise. He has conducted consumer research for dozens of foodservice companies and concepts, and he has performed a number of consumer studies for the National Restaurant Association, which can be purchased from the Association:

  • Dinner Decision making I and II
  • Ethnic Cuisines I and II
  • Takeout Foods
  • The Role of the Setting in the Restaurant Experience
  • Food Selections in Restaurants (to be published in 2003)

Chris has also performed numerous studies in other categories including retail, food products, beer, personal care, airlines, sporting goods, publishing and telecommunications.

Chris started his career in the 1970’s as a Research Supervisor at FCB Advertising in Chicago.

A native of the Netherlands, Chris is a naturalized US citizen. He has a BS in Political Science from the University of Amsterdam, and an MA in Radio-Television from Ohio University, in Athens, Ohio, where he continued his graduate studies to an “ABD” in Mass Communications.