Martin Bean, Vice Chancellor of The Open UniversityMartin Bean, Vice Chancellor of The Open University, gives the 2014 Sir John Cass’s Foundation Lecture at the Cass Business School.

Sir John Cass’s Foundation is honoured to have Martin Bean as the 2014 guest Lecturer.

Martin joined The Open University in 2009, the fifth person to lead the institution over four decades.

He was previously General Manager within Microsoft’s Worldwide Education Products Group developing solutions to help the global education community address its challenges.

As well as commercial roles spanning from Europe to Asia Pacific to North America, he is heavily involved in shaping education in the developed and developing world and is currently a member of The British Council’s Board of Trustees, the Commonwealth of Learning’s Board of Governors and has been appointed by David Cameron as one of the Prime Minister’s Business Ambassadors.

Martin joins a respected group of Lecturers who have previously given the Cass Lecture – Click here to visit the Sir John Cass’s Foundation Lectures page.