Carine Research


Heather is a well regarded speaker on practical ways to uncover valuable market intelligence for seeing trends, seizing opportunities and avoiding risk.

She has enjoyed speaking to audiences in the US and  Australia of innovators, advisors and business mentors, MBA students and information professionals.

Heather also enjoys sharing tips on developing public speaking skills.  She is a volunteer facilitator with The Penguin Club, supporting a group of young women to develop their public speaking skills and serves on the South Australian executive committee to support the Club.

Audience feedback

“Eloquent and engaging”
Knowledge manager, Perth, WA

“Very impressive delivery and great to contemplate on the major issues that make or break the profession”
Librarian, Melbourne, Vic

“I really enjoyed your presentation …very thought provoking.
Consultant, Organisational development, Adelaide, SA

“Really engaging and interesting presentation.”
Lawyer, Adelaide, SA

“10/10. On target & applicable”
Delegate, Association of Independent Information Professionals Conference, Denver, CO

“Well researched and well presented workshop – good mix of informality and formality.”
Law librarian, Adelaide, SA

Heather … “added value” to my knowledge with excellent exposition, and strategies.”
Information Manager, NZ


Recent speaking gigs

Using market intelligence for starting and growing companies

Aug. 11th | Posted by 0 comments
Strategy is based on assumptionsWhen I read Eric Ries’ book, The Lean Start-up, the phrase that stood out for me was ‘strategy is based on assumptions’. It’s human nature to be overly optimistic of the future, and underplay the difficulties of getting there, particularly when you are starting a business. That’s where market intelligence comes in. It’s a reality check for your assumptions. Read more...

Recent speaking gigs

Aug. 10th | Posted by 0 comments
HAC speaking at SALIN evntHeather has recently been speaking to audiences about using market intelligence for starting and growing companies. Read more...

It’s an honour

Dec. 9th | Posted by 0 comments
HAC with Joy Grant Williams trophy, Dec 2014Heather Carine was delighted and honoured to receive the Joy Grant-Williams Perpetual Shield from The Penguin Club of Australia in South Australia for her outstanding contribution in 2014. The Penguin Club gives women the opportunity to develop communication skills. Read more...