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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Sidney Taurel

68 2016 Independent Chairman of the Board

John Fallon

55 2012 Chief Executive officer, Executive Director

Coram Williams

43 2015 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Director

Stephen Jones

2016 Company Secretary

Elizabeth Corley

61 2014 Non-Executive Independent Director

Vivienne Cox

58 2013 Senior Non-Executive Independent Director

Joshua Lewis

54 2011 Non-Executive Independent Director

Linda Lorimer

64 2013 Non-Executive Independent Director

Harish Manwani

63 2013 Non-Executive Independent Director

Tim Score

56 2015 Non-Executive Independent Director

Lincoln Wallen

56 2016 Non-Executive Independent Director

Tom Waldron

2014 Vice President, Investor Relations

Biographies

Name Description

Sidney Taurel

Mr. Sidney Taurel serves as Independent Chairman of the Board of the Company. He has over 40 years of experience in business and fi nance, and is currently a board director and chairman of the compensation committee at IBM Corporation. Sidney is an advisory board member at pharmaceutical fi rms Takeda Pharmaceutical and Almirall. He was chief executive offi cer of global pharmaceutical fi rm Eli Lilly and Company from 1998 until 2008, chairman of the business from 1999 until 2008, and has been chairman emeritus since 2009. He was also a director at McGraw Hill Financial, Inc., a role which he held from 1996 until April 2016. Sidney has received three US presidential appointments to: the Homeland Security Advisory Council, the President’s Export Council and the Advisory Committee for Trade Policy and Negotiations, and is an offi cer of the French Legion of Honour.

John Fallon

Mr. John Fallon serves as Chief Executive officer, Executive Director of Pearson PLC. He became Pearson’s chief executive on 1 January 2013. Since 2008 he had been responsible for the company’s education businesses outside North America, and a member of the Pearson management committee. He joined Pearson in 1997 as director of communications and was appointed president of Pearson Inc., in 2000. In 2003, he was appointed CEO of Pearson’s educational publishing businesses for Europe, Middle East & Africa. Prior to joining Pearson, John was director of corporate aff airs at Powergen plc, and was also a member of the company’s executive committee. Earlier in his career, John held senior public policy and communications roles in UK local government. He is an advisory board member of the Global Business Coalition for Education and a member of the Council of the University of Hull.

Coram Williams

Mr. Coram Williams serves as Chief Financial Officer, Executive Director of the Company. He joined Pearson in 2003 and has held a number of senior positions including fi nance and operations director for Pearson’s English Language Teaching business in Europe, Middle East & Africa, interim president of Pearson Education Italia and head of fi nancial planning and analysis for Pearson. In 2008, Coram became CFO of The Penguin Group and was latterly appointed CFO of Penguin Random House in 2013. Coram trained at Arthur Andersen, and subsequently worked in both the auditing and consulting practices of the firm. He is a nonexecutive director of the Guardian Media Group.

Stephen Jones

Mr. Stephen Jones serves as Company Secretary of the Company since 1 January 2016. He was appointed as Deputy Secretary of the Company.

Elizabeth Corley

Ms. Elizabeth Corley CBE serves as Non-Executive Independent Director of Pearson PLC. She is non-executive vice chair of Allianz Global Investors, where she was chief executive offi cer, initially for Europe then globally, from 2005 to 2016. She was previously at Merrill Lynch Investment Managers and Coopers & Lybrand. Elizabeth is a director of the FICC Markets Standards Board, a member of the ESMA stakeholder group and the advisory council of TheCityUK. She is a non-executive director of BAE Systems plc and the Financial Reporting Council. In addition, she is a member of FEAM’s management committee, the CFA Institute Board of Governors, the Committee of 200 and a trustee of the British Museum. She is a fellow of the CFA UK Society and the Royal Society of Arts and is also a crime fiction author.

Vivienne Cox

Dr. Vivienne Cox CBE serves as Senior Non-Executive Independent Director of Pearson PLC. She has wide experience in energy, natural resources and business innovation. She worked for BP plc for 28 years in global roles including executive vice president and chief executive of BP’s gas, power and renewables business and its alternative energy unit. She is non-executive director of Stena International and chairman of the supervisory board of Vallourec, a leader in the seamless steel pipe markets. She is also non-executive director at pharmaceutical company GlaxoSmithKline plc. She is lead independent director at the UK Department for International Development.

Joshua Lewis

Mr. Joshua Lewis serves as Non-Executive Independent Director of Pearson PLC. He has experience spans finance, education and the development of digital enterprises. He is the founder of Salmon River Capital LLC, a New York-based private equity/venture capital fi rm focused on technology-enabled businesses in education, fi nancial services and other sectors. Over a 25-year career in active, principal investing, he has been involved in a broad range of successful companies, including several pioneering enterprises in the education sector. In addition, he has long been active in the non-profi t education sector, with associations including New Leaders, New Classrooms, and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. He is also a non-executive director of several enterprises in the fi n-tech/data, education and other sectors.

Linda Lorimer

Ms. Linda Koch Lorimer serves as Non-Executive Independent Director of Pearson PLC. She has spent almost 40 years serving higher education. She retired from Yale in spring 2016 after 34 years at the university where she served in an array of senior positions including vice president for Global & Strategic Initiatives. She oversaw the development of Yale’s burgeoning online education division and the expansion of Yale international programmes and centres. During her tenure, she was responsible for many administrative services, ranging from Yale’s public communications and alumni relations to sustainability, human resources and the university press. Previously, Linda was president of Randolph-Macon Woman’s College and chair of the board of the Association of American Colleges and Universities. She also served on the boards of several public companies, including as presiding director of the McGraw-Hill companies. She is a member of the Trilateral Commission and the Council on Foreign Relations.

Harish Manwani

Mr. Harish Manwani serves as Non-Executive Independent Director of Pearson PLC. He has an extensive background in emerging markets and senior experience in a successful global organisation. He was previously chief operating offi cer of consumer products company Unilever, having joined the company in 1976 as a marketing management trainee in India, and held senior management roles around the world, including North America, Latin America, Europe, Africa and Asia. He is non-executive chairman of Hindustan Unilever Limited in India, and serves on the boards of Whirlpool Corporation, Qualcomm Inc. and Nielsen Holdings. He is also on the board of the Indian School of Business and the Economic Development Board (EDB) of Singapore, and is global executive advisor at Blackstone Private Equity.

Tim Score

Mr. Tim Score serves as Non-Executive Independent Director of the Company. He has extensive experience of the technology sector in both developed and emerging markets, having served as chief financial officer of ARM Holdings plc, the world’s leading semiconductor IP company, a position he held for 13 years. He is an experienced non-executive director and currently sits on the boards of The British Land Company plc and HM Treasury. He served on the board of National Express Group plc from 2005 to 2014, including time as interim chairman and six years as the senior independent director. Earlier in his career Tim held senior finance roles with Rebus Group, William Baird, BTR plc and others.

Lincoln Wallen

Mr. Lincoln Wallen serves as Non-Executive Independent Director of the Company effective from January 1st 2016. He is CEO of DWA Nova, a software-as-aservice company born out of DreamWorks Animation Studios in Los Angeles. He has worked at DreamWorks Animation for nine years in a variety of roles including chief technology offi cer and head of animation technology. He was formerly CTO at Electronic Arts Mobile where he was instrumental in shaping EA’s approach to the mobile business. Lincoln’s early career involved 20 years of professional IT and mathematics research, including a reader in Computer Science at Oxford. Lincoln graduated from Durham University in 1981 with a BSc in Mathematics and Physics, before completing his PhD in Artificial Intelligence at the University of Edinburgh. Lincoln is a non-executive director of the Smith Institute, an advisory board member of Hewlett Packard Enterprise and a member of the STEM Advisory Committee of the National Academy Foundation.

Tom Waldron

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

Sidney Taurel

516,000

John Fallon

1,518,000

Coram Williams

808,000

Stephen Jones

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Elizabeth Corley

92,000

Vivienne Cox

130,000

Joshua Lewis

95,000

Linda Lorimer

94,000

Harish Manwani

78,000

Tim Score

111,000

Lincoln Wallen

86,000

Tom Waldron

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As Of  30 Dec 2016