Bill Anderson

Job TitlePresident

Company NamePearson’s global ELT activities.


Bill Anderson is the President of Pearson’s global ELT activities.

Bill graduated from the University of Edinburgh following post-graduate studies in 1983, and has worked in education, and specifically in ELT, ever since.

He began as a sales representative for a small ELT publisher based in Spain, and joined Pearson in 1996 to become Managing Director of the Pearson operating company in Spain. In 2003, he became the president of ELT for the EMEA region, taking on his current role in the middle of 2008.

In his current role, Bill is responsible for the global publishing activities of Pearson ELT, as well as the development of technology solutions for blended learning products for classroom use – MyEnglishLab – and supervising the deployment of sales and marketing strategies worldwide to support the teaching and learning of English as a foreign language.

Stay connected with us

facebook twitter youtube linkedin flickr email

Highlights from the LBF Library

  • Snapshot of the Week - 30 October 2014

    As the pumpkins glow in a thousand doorways and peek out from displays in hundreds of bookshop windows, the industry has been trying to figure out if the Amazon-Simon & Schuster deal is trick or a treat – and for whom? So far the consensus seems to be that if it isn’t a treat as such,...

  • 5 mins with...Laura Wood

    Our 5 minute interview this week is with Laura Wood, recent winner of the Montegrappa Scholastic Prize for New Children's Writing. Laura, a former children's bookseller, won the award with her novel 'Poppy Pym and the Pharaoh's Curse' which was...

  • Watch time at YouTube 'growing 50% a year'

    This story is brought to you by our Official Global News Partner, The Bookseller  Publishers who do not have a strategy related to YouTube are missing an opportunity, publicists and marketeers were told at a YouTube conference held yesterday (27th October) in...

We use cookies to operate this website and to improve its usability. Full details of what cookies are, why we use them and how you can manage them can be found by reading our Privacy & Cookies page. Please note that by using this site you are consenting to the use of cookies.