CEO, Premier Education Group
David Batch’s mission at Premier Education Group is simple: ‘To educate and activate the world!’
Launching in 1999 as a provider of summer soccer camps, the Premier Group now has a range of businesses providing solutions to a variety of stakeholders.
Best known for its impact in the ‘Activate’ side of the business, David says that Premier is getting a child active every second of every hour of every working day – with 14 million hours of activity provided to children across the UK and also more recently, in the US and India.
To ‘Educate’, accredited qualifications are written for the sport and fitness industry. It trains individuals to deliver sport and fitness, with a school improvement company reviewing performance. Clients include individual schools, academy trusts, local authorities and the Department of Education.
Operating a franchise model at Premier Sport, Premier Sports and Premier Wellbeing, David has overseen Premier Education’s growth by over 60% over the past three years, and it now has 1,250 deliverers working in schools across 120 franchised territories.