August 2016 - June 2018

August 2016 - June 2018

SPECIAL PROJECTS

Pearson is the world's leading learning company, working to help people of all ages to make measurable progress in their lives through learning.

  • My last act at Pearson was to onboard the new Chief Strategy Officer as part of his newly established central strategy function.

  • I led an Executive-Sponsored special project around Employability & Skills directly for the President, Core Markets, designed to develop new commercial offers for the company. This work also involves extensive senior stakeholder engagement across Schools, FE, Higher Education, Youth Organisations and Employers.


 June 2013 - July 2016

June 2013 - July 2016

OFFICE OF SIR MICHAEL BARBER - EFFICACY

  • Line Manager for one member of staff (Analyst)

  • Rapidly promoted to being to Manager at CEO-3 level in the organisation

  • Provide strategic direction on efficacy to SVP and C-level leadership

  • Lead evangelist for efficacy awareness and adoption externally

  • Advised the selection of consultancy partner through RFP process for efficacy reporting in 2018

  • Worked on the public launch of efficacy externally in November 2013


 September 2012 - February 2013

September 2012 - February 2013

M&A

  • TMT, Industrials and FIG teams on two live deals, ongoing relationships and pitches

  • Experience in financial modelling, data analysis, comps and pitch book construction


 March 2012 - June 2012

March 2012 - June 2012

COMMERCIAL

  • Worked on Toshiba Medical Systems deal that was eventually closed by the club

  • Sought out new sponsorship opportunities for the club's market-leading commercial team

  • Worked alongside sales teams to produce company reports and industry updates

  • Acquired significant knowledge of the sports marketing space and commercial strategy initiatives