BESA is proud to announce Lewis Bronze, CEO of BESA member organisation Espresso Education has been recognised by the Queen in her 2013 birthday honours.

Bronze has been honoured with an MBE for ‘Services to Education’, which recognises his commitment to education over many years. Launching his career at the BBC as the producer of Newsround and editor of Blue Peter, he later turned his attention to pioneering the use of digital video and e-learning in schools.

The innovative Espresso Primary service, founded in 1997, is used every day in schools across the UK.

Caroline Wright, director at BESA comments: “We are all so pleased that Lewis has been recognised in such an appropriate way. BESA members commit to a code of practice to ensure the delivery of appropriate and high quality resources into the education sector. Lewis’ commitment to the education sector is a testament to excellence in UK education resources.”


About BESA

BESA, the British Educational Suppliers Association, is the trade association representing over 300 educational suppliers in the UK, including manufacturers and distributors of equipment, materials, books, consumables, furniture, technology, ICT hardware and digital-content related services to the education market.

With 77 years of experience, BESA offers unparalleled support, research, events and advice on both UK and International markets, and the future of the education supplies industry.  BESA is focused on promoting and providing support and advice to their members, the industry and to schools.

BESA has a Code of Practice to which all members must adhere, along with a stringent membership process, both of which assure buyers of a high standard of quality in both product and customer service.

For more information, please visit www.besa.org.uk.

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Sue Murray
Mango Marketing
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E: sue.murray@mangomarketing.com


For information from BESA contact:

Caroline Wright
T: 020 7537 4997
E: caroline@besa.org.uk