This Cheshire operator of British international schools for students aged three to 18, has capitalised on the growing demand for a British education in countries such as Russia, China and Spain. Chairman Kevin McNeany, 75, started the business in 2005, and has led its expansion to ten schools in seven countries. Chief executive David Pottinger, 58, oversaw profits of £6.1m in 2018.

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Company details
Year2019
Rank35
CompanyOrbital Education
ActivityInternational schools operator
LocationCheshire
Annual profit growth78.23%
Latest profits £000s*6,063
Latest sales £000s*30,628
Staff491
Founded2005
Websitewww.orbitaled.com

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