Dr Michelle Harrison

CEO, Kantar Public

Michelle Harrison

Dr Michelle Harrison is the CEO of the Public division of Kantar, working with governments, multi-lateral governmental bodies and international development organisations in all aspects of public policy, political advisory and public affairs. She is recognised as an innovator in the use of evidence to inform decision making, and in approaches to programme evaluation.

Michelle is an expert in applied behavioural approaches and public communications. She is the founder of the WPP Executive Education Programmes in Public Communications and Behaviour Change at the University of Oxford and the National University of Singapore.

More recently, with Women Political Leaders, she launched The Reykjavik Index for Leadership, the first international measure of how women are perceived in terms of leadership, listed as ‘best of Davos 2019’.