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Debrah Harding

Debrah Harding

Managing Director, Market Research Society

Debrah is Managing Director of the Market Research Society (MRS), a Vice President of the European Research Federation (EFAMRO) and an Executive Board member of the Global Research Business Network (GRBN).  

Debrah also continues to lead MRS’ standards, policy and public affairs activities working extensively with government departments and European institutions on issues which affect research, insight and data.

Prior to joining MRS Debrah worked in accountancy and publishing.

Debrah is co-author of the book, Quality in Market Research: from Theory to Practice, is a Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences and the RSA and is a Non-Executive Director of the media regulator, IMPRESS. 


  • The AEO Awards is great at bringing the community and the industry all together
    Carolyn Mason
    Director, Experience Staff
  • It is so much fun to have a day out with the industry and to just talk to everyone that loves it and is so passionate about it
    Nico Stanford
    Senior Sales Manager, Olympia London
  • I wanted to congratulate you both, and the wider AEO team, on such a fantastic awards ceremony last week. I have not attended the AEO Awards for several years, and perhaps I forgot just how much of a special day it is… it was incredibly well organised, and it was such a wonderful occasion.
    Ashley Roberts
    Managing Director, CONNECT
  • What a fantastic AEO Awards last Friday; such a buzz and a brilliant afternoon all round. Thank you all for putting on such a fabulous event. What Else Events will be back next year with an even stronger case. For now, being a Finalist is a major achievement in such a competitive category.
    Tim Else
    Founder & Managing Director, What Else Events
  • It was lovely to see you and the team and we had a fantastic night thank you! Everything looked incredible and it was a great event to be part of. Thank you
    Becky Oldham
    Marketing Manager, NEC Group


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