To ensure that our strategic initiatives are implemented effectively, the GRBN has hired Andrew Cannon as its first Executive Director. Andrew has over 25 years experience in the business of research, and for the last two and a half years has been President of EFAMRO. Andrew commented: ”I am thrilled to be given this opportunity. I believe strong national associations are vital to both promoting and protecting our industry in the rapidly evolving environment research businesses are operating in. The GRBN needs to support national associations in doing this, as well as in serving their members”. Do not hesitate to contact Andrew at with any questions or comments you have.