NEWS21 August 2017

2017 Research Live awards judges revealed

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UK – The final line-up of judges for this year’s Research Live awards has been announced.

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The winners of the awards will be announced at the Market Research Society Awards dinner to be held in London on December 4. The categories are: Best Agency with a turnover of more than £20m; Best Agency with a turnover of less than £20m; Best New Agency; Best Innovation; Best Place to Work; Best In-house Team; Business Impact of the Year and Young Researcher of the Year.

The main judging panel consists of:

  • James Holden, director of marketing and audiences, BBC News
  • Mike Taylor, group head of insights, Vodafone
  • Claire Clutterbuck, head of insight, Royal Academy
  • Jake Steadman, research director international, Twitter
  • Rhea Fox, EU research director, eBay
  • Ross Antrobus, head of research and insight, The Football Association
  • Katherine Feres, head of market data and insight, Betfair Paddy Power
  • Louise Vinter, consumer insight director, Penguin Random House
  • Jane Bainbridge, editor, Research Live and Impact (chair).

Steadman and Bainbridge will also sit on the separate judging panel for the Innovation award, which is judged in a Dragons’ Den-style pitch presentation. The other innovation award judges are Tuhin Ranjan, head of research (AV) Europe, Amazon and Jessica Salmon, head of insight, Telefonica.