About Us


The BESA secretariat is a small, dedicated team that works hard to find channels to market for education suppliers – both in the UK and Internationally – and to ensure the voice of the sector is heard.

Caroline Wright
Director General
Julia Garvey
Deputy Director General
Dave Smith
Head of Partnerships and Events
Sam Butter
Membership Manager
Chris Renou
Events Manager
Peter Doyle
Policy Analyst
Swathy Sanjay
Membership & Marketing Coordinator
Chloe Meeds
Events Coordinator
Samantha Marsh
Events Coordinator
Rosie Polworth
Executive Assistant