Chief Financial Officer, The Penguin Group
Coram Williams is Chief Financial Officer of the Penguin Group. He was appointed to this position in April 2008 after working as Head of Financial Planning and Analysis for Pearson since September 2005.
Mr. Williams was previously Finance and Operations Director for Pearson Education's English Language Teaching business in Europe, Middle East and Africa (ELT EMA), responsible for the finances of two UK divisions, four operating companies and two regional offices across EMA.
During this time, Mr. Williams also served as Interim president of Pearson Education Italia. Prior this, his first role in Pearson plc was Financial Strategy and Planning Manager for Pearson Education UK.
Mr. Williams began his professional career at Autocar, a British motoring magazine, as a news reporter and road tester. He then joined Arthur Andersen, which led to positions of increasing responsibility for Arthur Andersen Business Consulting and Arthur Andersen Worldwide.
A graduate of Oxford University, Mr. Williams also holds an MBA from the London Business School. He is married and resides in London.