Parag Bhargava

Chair of the ABIA

Suman Marriage Bureau is a founder member of the ABIA. Parag joined the council in 2001 following in his late father's footsteps and has led the development of the online Code of Practice as well as being responsible for the Association's presence in the South East.

Alex Mellor-Brook

Vice Chair of the ABIA

Alex Mellor-Brook, Co-Founded Select Personal Introductions in 1997 and has served as an ABIA Council member since 2001. After serving as Development Officer (UK), from 2001-2011, Alex was subsequently appointed Secretary for the Association of British Introduction Agencies. In 2022 Alex was elected Vice Chair for the Association.

Karen Mooney

Press Officer of the ABIA

Karen Mooney founded Sara Eden Introductions in September 1988 and has served as a Council member since 1989. She is Press Officer for the ABIA.

Sandra McMahon

Recruitment Officer

Sandra has over 21 years of experience in the industry. Working closely with the council she hopes to raise the standards of independent dating agencies, Introduction services & Matchmakers.

Jacqui Baker

Development Officer

Jacqui, founder of Select Connections and Select Events, is an accredited matchmaker and dating coach specifically for singles over 50 years old.

Ksenia Droben

Development Officer

Ksenia Droben, a renowned matchmaker, expertly connects Western men with Eastern European women through her agency, Ksenia Droben Partnervermittlung. Celebrated...

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