Board of directors

Sidney Taurel

Chairman

Sidney has over 40 years experience in business and finance, and is currently a board director and chairman of the Compensation Committee at IBM Corporation and McGraw Hill Financial, Inc.

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John Fallon

Chief executive

John became Pearson’s chief executive on 1 January 2013. Since 2008 John had been responsible for the company's education businesses outside North America, and a member of the Pearson management committee. 

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John Fallon

Coram Williams

Chief financial officer

Coram joined Pearson in 2003 and has held a number of senior positions. In 2008 Coram became CFO of The Penguin Group and was latterly appointed CFO of Penguin Random House in 2013.

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Robin Freestone

Elizabeth Corley

Non-executive director

Elizabeth is a globally respected leader in business and finance who is Chief Executive Officer of Allianz Global Investors, one of the world’s leading investment organisations.

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Elizabeth Corley

Vivienne Cox

Non-executive director

Vivienne has wide experience in energy, natural resources and business innovation.

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Vivienne Cox

Joshua Lewis

Non-executive director

Josh's experience spans finance, education and the development of digital enterprises.

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Joshua Lewis

Linda Lorimer

Non-executive director

Linda has a deep background in education strategy, administration and public affairs

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Linda Lorimer

Harish Manwani

Non-executive director

Harish has an extensive background in emerging markets and senior experience in a successful global organisation.

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Harish Manwani

Tim Score

Non-executive director

Tim has significant financial skills and experience in the evolving global
technology landscape.

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Harish Manwani

Lincoln Wallen

Non-executive director

Lincoln is an international business leader with deep expertise in the technology and education sectors.

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Harish Manwani