Parag Bhargava

Acting Chairman 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

Secretary of the ABIA

Alex Mellor-Brook has served as a Council member since 2001. After serving as Development Officer (UK), in May 2011, Alex was subsequently appointed Secretary for the Association of British Introduction Agencies.

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.

Gary Katzler

Treasurer of the ABIA

Gary was involved in the hospitality and staffing industries for many years prior to purchasing Berkeley International in 2003. Berkeley International is now a global business with several offices across the world.

Eleanor de Goni-Parks

Development Officer

Eleanor joins the Council with 30 years of experience. She will help raise awareness about the ABIA and promote best practices within the industry.

Sandra McMahon

Development 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.

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