The MRS Excellence Awards lunch took place on Friday 9 June at Smith & Wollensky in London. Over 100 guests enjoyed an afternoon of networking and celebrating personal contributions to market research as well as recognising our new fellows


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New Fellows 2023

Tim Barber
Michael Brown
Lucy Davison
Christian Dubreuil
Babita Earle
Chloe Fowler
Crawford Hollingworth
Sam Knowles
Leanne Tomasevic

Read bios for our new fellows here.

2023 Excellence Awards Winners

MRS Advanced Certificate in Market & Social Research Practice Award

Sponsored by The Marketors’ Trust

Awarded to: Rhiannon Long
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MRS Annual Conference 2023 Audience Award

Sponsored by The New Fieldwork Company

Awarded to: Viki Cooke, Fraser Hardie, Catherine Hunt and James Sallows for Being indispensable to the top table: How can insight help leaders navigate turbulent waters?
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MRS Equality, Diversity & Inclusion Changemaker of the Year

Sponsored by Truth

Awarded to: Shivonne Gates
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MRS Special Equality, Diversity & Inclusion Changemaker of the Year

Awarded to: Alex Owens
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MRS Silver Medal

Awarded to: John Williams, Nicole Hartnett and Giang Trinh for Finding creative drivers of advertising effectiveness with modern data analysis. 
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MRS Sustainability Changemaker of the Year

Awarded to: Steve Phillips for being the prime mover of the MRS NetZero Pledge and driving the programme forward by chairing the MRS Sustainability Council.

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