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
Ankita Patel
Financial Controller
Nina Iles
Head of EdTech
Jo Summers
Head of Events
Hayley Baptist
Membership Manager
Lois Mills
Deputy Head of Events
Monica Thompson
Policy Analyst