Ben Page (market researcher)

Ben Page (born 9 January 1965)[1] is a market researcher, who is chief executive officer of Ipsos MORI. He has worked there since 1987, having graduated from St. John's College, Oxford the previous year.[2]

Ben Page


From 1987-1992 Ben Page worked in the company's private sector businesses on corporate reputation and consumer research, working for companies like Shell, BAE Systems, Sky TV and IBM. Since 1992 he has worked closely with both Conservative and Labour ministers and senior policy makers across government, leading on work for Downing Street, the Cabinet Office, the Home Office and the Department of Health, as well as a wide range of local authorities and NHS Trusts.[3]

He has served on a wide range of independent commissions and reviews and is currently a member of the advisory boards of the King's Fund, Institute of Public Policy Research (IPPR), and the Social Market Foundation (SMF). He sits on the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) at UK Research and Innovation (UKRI). He also serves as a trustee for the Centre for Ageing Better and the Centre for London.[4][5][6][7][8] He recently served as a commissioner on the Resolution Foundation's Intergenerational Commission.[9]

Honours & Awards

He was awarded the Market Research Society (MRS) Silver medal award in 2005.[10]

In 2015, he was ranked 3rd on a list of 100 Most Connected Men in Britain by GQ.[11]

In 2016, Page was elected a Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences (FAcSS).[12]

In 2019, he was elected a Fellow of the Market Research Society (FMRS)[13]