Ian Florance

Derek RedmondIan MacRae

“I have worked with the Thomas Psychology Department on every aspect of the test creation, publishing and research process. Their diversity of knowledge and skills, coupled with a real desire to continuously improve Thomas’ operations is really impressive. They’re also honest, candid and a pleasure to work with.”

Ian Florance received a First class degree in English and Art History at the University of Leeds and took an MA course in English Literature at the University of Reading. He is Level A and B trained in management, finance and marketing at Henley, Ashridge, Chartridge and Insead Management colleges.

He has written on testing and HR topics for the National Press and been interviewed on BBC radio on topics ranging from leadership to the role of creativity in business.

Ian is a Marketing Consultant to The Psychometrics Centre at the University of Cambridge and Director of Only Connect Ltd. Ian has published and marketed educational, clinical and organisational tests for 25 years. Having worked for NFER-NELSON and ASE, he formed his own company, Only Connect Ltd in June 2002. He is secretary of both the Business Test Publishers Association and the European Test Publishers Group and consults with major test publishers in the UK, mainland Europe and the USA.