Senior Leadership Team
Richard Ciano


Richard is the founder and a principal at Campaign Research Inc.  Richard is a noted Canadian expert in public affairs research, working for a number of high profile clients and causes over 15 years as a marketing researcher.  He has conducted and supervised hundreds of complicated full-scale qualitative and quantitative research studies for clients in a variety of industries including politics, public affairs, healthcare, aviation, energy, infrastructure, and mining. 


Richard is frequently quoted in media on these topics.  Richard has also served as National Vice President of the Conservative Party of Canada and President of the Ontario Progressive Conservative Party in a volunteer capacity.

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Nick Kouvalis


In 2004, Nick Kouvalis started one of Canada’s first cloud computing fully virtual “at home” call centre businesses.  In 2008, he merged that call centre business with and joined Campaign Research.  At Campaign Research Nick oversees strategic planning and implementation of advocacy campaigns for clients in highly regulated industries.  Nick served as chief strategist and pollster for the 2014 John Tory Campaign for Mayor of Toronto. 


In the 2013 British Columbia Provincial Election, Nick was on Premier Clark’s BC Liberal campaign team involved with focus groups that informed the campaign messaging and strategy.  Campaign Research also conducted regular polling for the BC Liberals.  Nick was campaign manager to Rob Ford’s 2010 mayoral campaign that was called by a major Canadian news magazine “perhaps the most improbable election victory in recent Canadian history.”

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