2011 Milken Institute Summit

2011 Milken Institute Summit

John Woodward


Speaker's Biography

John Woodward

Group CEO, Busy Bees


John Woodward is group CEO and a founding member of Busy Bees, the U.K.'s largest child-care company. Unable to find quality child care, Woodward and his wife joined two other families to establish the company's first nursery. A schoolteacher specializing in children with behavioral difficulties, Woodward spearheaded the development of the nursery business and the subsequent child-care voucher business intended to help working parents make child care more affordable. Now backed by Knowledge Universe, Busy Bees operates more than120 child-care centers in the U.K. and employs nearly 5,000 staff members.


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