Giles Grant, Director of Knowledge
Giles Grant joined the IET in 2018 with 28 years global experience of the information solutions industry. Latterly he was with Springer Nature, where he was Vice President of Global Marketing for the Nature Research Group. Prior to Springer Nature, he was with Pearson for 3 years, as Senior Vice President for the global English Language Teaching and Assessment business and Senior Vice President Pearson English Global Marketing promoting Pearson’s Global Scale of English, Pearson English Business Solutions & Wall Street English.
Giles came to Pearson from Thomson Reuters, where as Vice President Strategy & Corporate Development he worked on driving global acquisitions, business unit management and expansion into Asia, Africa & Latin America. Before this, he was at Incisive Media, the BSI Group, Reed Elsevier, Laura Ashley and RAC Motoring Services.
Giles graduated with a joint honours degree in History & Geography, becoming a Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society. He trained in accountancy (CIMA) and management (DMS), and was awarded an MBA in Marketing and International Business from Bradford/NIMBAS. He holds Fellowships from the Chartered Institute of Marketing, the Institute of Direct and Digital Marketing and the Institute of Directors.