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Finn Raben is an Irishman who was born in the Far East and grew up in Europe and the Middle East. He went to university in the Netherlands and Ireland, is an Honours graduate in Languages, with Post-Graduate degrees in Business Administration & Marketing Management and speaks four languages fluently. He has spent most of his working career in Market Research.
Raben’s career started at Millward Brown IMS in Dublin, followed by AC Nielsen. At TNS, he firstly turned around the ailing Irish business, and subsequently instigated the Global Accounts programme, working with a number of major global clients, including Procter & Gamble, McDonald’s and Microsoft as Global Director of Planning and Coordination for Key Accounts. Most recently at Synovate, Finn was CEO of Southern Europe where he was responsible for integrating and harmonising the many companies acquired in the region, into the Synovate offering.
Anna is Italian, studied Economics at the University of Palermo and is fluent in Italian, English, French, Spanish and Dutch. Anna’s career at ESOMAR spans many years. Having played a pivotal role in broadening and enhancing the worldwide events calendar which represents one of the best known activities of the organisation, and leading key projects such as Vision 2010 and Developing Talent.
Educated in the UK with a degree in Politics and Sociology, Kathy Joe has worked at various publications including The Economist and Euromoney. Her career at ESOMAR includes liaising with experts in the development of strategies relating to data privacy legislation, and international professional standards including the ICC/ESOMAR International Code as well as online research guidelines. Speaking English and Dutch with a good working knowledge of French, she is also co Editor of Research World.
Marie-Agnès Mourot de Lathyle brings a wealth of experience of global organisations through her previous roles in senior financial positions with companies such as Starbucks, Time Warner, Texas Instruments and Impress. She has worked in many different countries and speaks fluent English and French, and has a good working knowledge of Dutch, German and Italian.
The ESOMAR Team