PARN is the organisation for the professional body sector.

The Professional Associations Research Network (PARN) is a not-for-profit membership organisation for professional bodies, offering expertise, experience and perspective on key issues in the sector through research, bespoke services, networking, events and training. PARN was set up in 1998 by Professor Andy Friedman

As the organisation for the professional body sector, we aim to:

  • Conduct research that determines and promotes best practice

  • Equip professional bodies to deal with common challenges

  • Raise the profile of issues related to the professional body sector

  • Promote professional bodies’ contributions to society

  • Support professional bodies with bespoke consultancy in areas such as strategygovernance and CPD

PARN offers a range of services that support both new and developing professional bodies, as well as those that are well established but required external review for more specific matters - what ever the need, PARN has the solution. Get in touch today to find out how we can help you professional bod

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