Our Bright Horizons UK Leadership Team inspires a culture of excellence and enthusiasm within an inclusive work environment. Their vision and strategic direction help to enrich the lives of children in our care and supports families, businesses and employees with practical solutions in our nurseries, and through our work and family services.
To learn more about each member of the team and how they contribute to our company mission, read below:
Ros joined Bright Horizons as UK Managing Director in January 2020 to lead our established business in England, Scotland and Wales.
She brings extensive experience to the role and an in-depth understanding of how to deliver exceptional care and education across our network of sites. She previously held senior leadership positions in national and international early childhood, primary and secondary schools.
Iain leads and oversees our Divisional and Regional Operations teams to ensure operational excellence and best practice in care and education throughout our nurseries.
He also works closely with our specialist support functions to achieve a positive difference in the lives of our children, families, clients, and staff.
Caroline is our Director of Early Childhood and leads Bright Horizons' Early Childhood team.
Her team is responsible for developing and leading best practice in teaching and learning across all of our nurseries. They are continually making a positive contribution to national policy, representing Bright Horizons in discussions around Early Childhood development in the UK.
Denise’s focus is on developing meaningful and strategic relationships with organisations at leadership level, across an extensive range of sectors.
Having joined Bright Horizons in 1997, Denise pioneered back-up care in the UK from its initial conception in 2006. Today, her leadership includes growing our portfolio of services and adding value to our clients in the UK and internationally.
Janine joined Bright Horizons in 2021 as our HR Director.
She has a well-established background in operations and HR management and a successful record of leadership, focussing on determining and delivering organisational change. An advocate of strong core principles and shared values, her expertise centres on building the relationships between corporate culture, the employee experience and performance.
John has extensive expertise within a range of finance, operational and sales roles in the education sector, both nationally and globally.
He is passionate about delivering results which will make a difference in the lives of children and families.
Harvey is the Property Director at Bright Horizons and is responsible for the team that manages all property and health and safety-related aspects of the nursery portfolio.
These include: facilities; health and safety audits; asset/lease management; and refurbishments/project work. He also leads on the acquisition of new nurseries, from site identification, be it a green field site or the conversion of a historic building, to full fit out.