Meet the Founders

Meet the founders

Like many successful global agencies, TRS was also founded on family business philosophy. The business involves family members who are in it primarily because they are seasoned, qualified and reputable professional consultants in their own right. Meet Patson and Pauline a Marketing Research Consultant and a Professional Accountant respectively.

Patson Gasura

Patson Gasura


Patson Gasura is a founding Member of TRS. His key responsibility is to drive the company vision as well as being Head of the Sales and Marketing pillar. On projects commissioned to TRS, Patson is the overall team leader (“Head Coach”) who offers strategic direction to projects. Since joining the industry in 1994 Patson worked for few leading research houses in South Africa and Zimbabwe, rising from fieldwork resource to Director level within a decade. After acquiring a Masters Degree in Strategic Management (Derby, UK), Patson established TRS in 2007 and now prides himself in the successful delivery of what he calls bankable insights (solutions) through experience and best research practice. Patson is an accredited member of the Southern African Market Research Association (SAMRA) as well as member of the Pan African Media Research Organisation (PAMRO). He has groomed several research professionals, many who are now TRS Clients.

Pauline Gasura

Pauline Gasura


Pauline Gasura (nee Mahuni) is a co-founder of TRS who heads the Admin and Finance pillar. Her mandate entails policing corporate governance aspects of the business. Pauline has an Honours Degree in Accounting (BAcc), Chartered Institute of Secretaries (CIS), Masters in Business Leadership (UNISA) and a Professional Accountant of South Africa. Pauline has worked for few reputable organisations in South Africa and Zimbabwe and has, on several occasions, been formally recognized for her achievements. With her previous employer, Pauline was the Skills Development Facilitator (SDF) for MAPPP (Media Advertising Publishing, Printing Packaging) Sector Education Training Authority (SETA) and MICT (Media Information Communication Technology) SETA in South Africa.

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