Our team

Finn Raben is a “third culture child” 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, and prior to joining ESOMAR, had worked at Millward Brown IMS in Dublin, AC Nielsen, TNS and most recently at Synovate.

Since joining ESOMAR, Finn has worked very closely with the ESOMAR Council to ensure the Society implements continuous improvement & innovation in its member services, thus ensuring it is “fit for purpose” for the next generation of researchers.

Finn is an ex Officio Director of MRII, the online educational institute partnered with the University of Georgia (USA); he serves as an external examiner at the International School of Management in Avans University (Breda, NL) and has recently been invited to join the advisory board for the Master’s of Marketing Research programme at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville.

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.