Southern Horizons (UK) Ltd provides research and consultancy services to public, private and social purpose organisations across the UK. Using a suite of qualitative and quantitative research methods and a client centred approach, Southern Horizons produces tailored solutions to inform policy and decision making. Its Director, Dr Rebekah Southern, is also retained as a consultant for employee and customer engagement specialists, Youbecome Ltd, where she helps businesses to succeed and grow.
Our core research tools include:
- Primary research – gathering first-hand information through surveys, interviews, focus groups and observations
- Secondary analysis – interpreting and drawing intelligence from official statistics, previously published reports, literature and policy documents
Prior to setting up her own company Rebekah was a Senior Manager at Plymouth University, most latterly with responsibility for new business development, where she identified and secured funding for a range of strategic and corporate projects. She held a wide ranging portfolio from knowledge transfer to commercialisation and was responsible for the university’s European funding support team. Before this Rebekah was the co-founder and first Director of SERIO, a successful commercially funded research centre, based at Plymouth University, in which she designed and project managed numerous externally funded research and consultancy projects through to successful completion.
Rebekah is an effective project manager with an extensive track record in delivering solutions that are commercially focused yet academically rigorous. Running her own business since July 2012, she continues to bid for and deliver a wide range of projects for a variety of clients, as well as supporting organisations with their own strategy and funding applications.
- The Cornwall College Group
- Cornwall Development Company
- The Higher Education Funding Council for England
- Birmingham City University
- Dartmoor and Exmoor National Parks
- Devon County Council
- Cornwall and Isles of Scilly Local Enterprise Partnership
- St Endellion Parish Council
- South Hams District Council
- Devon County Council
- Plymouth Community Homes
- Cornwall 365
Name of company
Southern Horizons (UK) Ltd
c/o Ensign House, Parkway Court, Longbridge Road, Plymouth PL6 8LR
Company no. 08098961
VAT no. GB 136 9958 59