Rod Bristow

President, Pearson Plc


Rod Bristow is President, UK & Core Markets for Pearson. Core Markets include those 100+ countries with, in general, developed economies and education systems. In 2010, Rod became President for Pearson UK and was appointed to lead all other Core Markets for Pearson in January 2014. Rod has worked in education, publishing and assessment for 30 years in universities, schools, colleges, professional training and learning technologies in the UK and internationally.

He is a Trustee for the Education and Employers Taskforce, a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts, Governor of Harlow College and past President of the Publishers Association. He is also Chair of the judging panel for the National Teaching Awards and Honorary Group Captain RAuxAF. Rod is a graduate of University College London.