Cambridge English Language Assessment
The expertise, training and experience of our staff put quality and excellence at the heart of our organisation. Their dedication and commitment have earned us the global reputation of ‘experts in language assessment’.
We have over 650 staff worldwide – 505 based in the UK and around 145 in our network of 27 offices around the world. Our extended network includes more than 30,000 examiners, 2,800 examination centres, and over 52,000 registered preparation centres.
We have the largest dedicated research team of any English language assessment provider, including some of the world’s leading experts in the field of language assessment, dedicated to the development and quality control of our examinations.
Saul Nassé has been Chief Executive of Cambridge English Language Assessment since 2014. He leads a team of 700 people who, as part of the University of Cambridge, are committed to helping learners of English across the world. The team produce a suite of research-based tests and qualifications which take people on an English learning journey from beginner to proficient user of English. Saul's particular interests are in the field of digital learning, where Cambridge English is innovating to deliver new products that combine assessment and learning in novel ways.
Saul graduated from Cambridge with a degree in Natural Sciences. He spent three years as a research scientist at Cranfield University, before embarking on a 23 year career at the BBC. He was the youngest ever editor of popular science programme Tomorrow’s World, and executive produced the Indian version of Dancing with the Stars. His last job at the BBC before joining Cambridge English was as Controller, Learning, where he was responsible for the corporation’s education programmes and websites.