Andrew Thraves

Andrew Thraves

Director of Education

Andrew joined Prospects in April 2015 and leads the Education Division.

Andrew has supplied services and solutions to the education industry for almost 30 years, and in that time has delivered instructional content, assessments, data analysis services, and professional development, all intended to support school improvement.

Prior to his role at the Prospects Group, Andrew worked for a variety of companies involved in delivering market-leading educational services, including GL Education Group, Pearson, Stanley Thornes and Nelson. Additionally he has been Director of Content at the British Educational Communications and Technology Agency (Becta), responsible for delivering Curriculum Online and managing the Content Advisory Board.

Andrew is an active member of the trade organisations relevant to companies involved in the development of educational services. He is chair of the British Educational Suppliers Association (BESA), and past-chair of both the Educational Publishers Council, and Educational Software Publishers Association. He is also a member of the Expert Subject Advisory Group for the new National Curriculum.

At Prospects, Andrew’s role involves developing strategy, leading business planning, driving organic growth, identifying potential acquisitions, and initiating and managing relationships with policy-makers, for the Education Division.