Meet our people

We are an experienced, caring and diverse team. We have over 1,200 staff around the globe in a wide variety of roles to ensure that we deliver excellence in education that we would expect for our own families.

Our Leadership Team

Our experienced Leadership and Management Executive Team is comprised of people from different disciplines across the group. This ensures we maintain a high standard of central services to support our excellent academic approach.

  • Chris joined the company in 2013. Formerly CFO, he was appointed CEO of CATS Colleges in 2020. Chris has extensive leadership experience in a variety of sectors, including pharmaceuticals, FMCG, and, most recently, education in both private equity and US listed settings. Chris was part of the team that led the sale of CATS Colleges from Cambridge Education Group to Bright Scholar in 2019.

    Chris Stacey

    Chief Executive Officer

  • Pete joined the company in 2010 and has a background in both finance and operations. Pete leads several teams including Finance, IT, People and Engagement, operations and UK Admissions. Pete was involved in the sale of CATS Colleges to Bright Scholar, as well as the previous sale from Palamon to Bridgepoint in 2013.

    Pete Jackson

    Chief Operating Officer

  • Cam joined the organisation in 2019 as Managing Director of Stafford House and moved into EVP Sales & Marketing role in August 2020. He has almost 25 years’ experience in the industry, primarily in language sales, but also with a background in HE and High School. Cam also started and sold a language travel agency.

    Cam Harvey

    Executive Vice President, Sales & Marketing

  • Dr Wilson is an Oxford University graduate where he obtained a first class degree in Chemistry and a Doctorate. He joined the company in 2014 and has held senior leadership positions in several of our schools since then. Prior to this, he worked internationally in a rapidly growing school in China. Craig was part of the team leading the sale of CATS Colleges from Cambridge Education Group to Bright Scholar in 2019.

    Dr Craig Wilson

    Executive Principal, CATS Colleges

  • Karin has a first-class science degree in Photographic Sciences and a Masters of Philosophy from the Royal College of Art. She has held senior management roles in highly QS ranked UK Universities including Dean at University of the Arts, London. A photographic practitioner by origin, Karin’s practice as a photographer has resulted in her work being exhibited nationally and internationally at world leading institutions such as the Tate Britain.

    Karin Askham

    Rector, Cambridge School of Visual & Performing Arts

  • On leaving school in London, Russell gained a scholarship to study geology at Durham University. Following graduation he worked as an Engineering Geologist before returning to university, this time to Cambridge where he was awarded a Masters in Education.

    Russell Slatford

    Headmaster, Bournemouth Collegiate School

  • Tim has been leading global People Teams for over a decade within several sectors, including marketing, entertainment and retail. He now brings the experience of organisational development, talent, learning & development and organisational transformation projects to CGS.

    Tim Gladston

    People & Engagement Director

  • Wayne Ledger

    IT Director

“When I found out that I had an offer from the University of Cambridge, I screamed. My mother and father were so happy about it too, and my classmates said, ‘Yes Yuliia, you got it!’”

Yuliia from Ukraine, CATS College Cambridge

Progressed to study Maths at the University of Cambridge

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"I am a very creative teacher and the responsive and reflective approach to planning and learning opportunities in Early Years keeps my teaching relevant, fresh and exciting, and every year it is so different!"

Charlotte Martin

Assistant Headteacher and Head of Early Years, BCS

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