About RM Results

RM Results

Driving the global modernisation of assessment

RM Results improves the life chances of people worldwide by providing digital assessment solutions that support lifelong learning. Ensuring everyone gets the results they deserve.

RM Results is part of RM plc

A leading supplier of technology and resources to the education sector since 1973, RM plc is helping our customers deliver the world’s education.

RM plc's mission is to grow through improving the life chances of people – worldwide – by delivering great education products and services that help teachers to teach and learners to learn.

John Baskerville

Managing Director

John has over 15 years’ experience at board level across a range of sectors in the IT industry including Finance, Defence, Central and Local Government, and Police Service.

His career to date has included Managing Director and Operations Director roles in large government, information technology and business services organisations.

John joined RM Results as Managing Director in 2017, and is passionate about bringing the benefits of digital transformation to the customers he works with.

Chris Read

Operations and Delivery Director

Chris joined RM Results in 2016 following a career in IT and Telecommunications that spanned engineering, sales and operations-based roles.

For most of his career, Chris has worked in management and senior leadership positions, more recently having also undertaken non executive director roles in the health and charity sectors.

Barbara Parn

Business Unit Director – Major Accounts

Barbara joined RM Results in 2018 following a career in the Criminal Justice Sector. She has over 15 years’ experience of working in the IT industry both as a customer and provider of high stakes/high risk services to Central and Local Government Departments.

Her career to date has included Strategic and Business Unit Director roles in large government, information technology and business services organizations.

Dawn Pollard

Business Unit Director – Growth Markets

Dawn has spent over 18 years delivering services and large scale managed services into the education sector. She started her career at RM as a customer services engineer before moving onto delivering large scale complex IT Managed Services into local authorities and schools.

Dawn joined RM Results in December 2012 and delivered a major operational transformation programme as Operations and Delivery Director before moving to her current role in 2018 leading the Growth Markets Business Unit.

Stephen Birchall

Business Unit Director – SoNET Systems

Stephen started with SoNET in 2007 and grew from the role of GM of Software Development to Deputy CEO for SoNET Systems Australian and International operations. Stephen joined the RM Results executive team in June 2019 and continues to lead SoNET as a business unit of RM Results, with 40+ developers, analysts, project managers, testers and supporting staff.

He is involved in operational, infrastructure, security, sales and marketing activities across the Assessment Master and iCase products.

Praseed Chulliparambil

Delivery Manager

Praseed joined RM Results as Delivery Manager in 2011. He joined RM ESI (India) in 2003, where he managed large development and operations teams delivering products and services in the education domain.

Praseed has extensive experience in the development processes and over 19 years of experience in the IT industry. Prior to joining RM, Praseed managed the implementation of large-scale telecom billing and accounting systems and led the development of many broadband monitoring applications.

Richard Little

Product Development Director

Richard has over 13 years’ experience in delivering large scale hardware and software programmes.

He started his career as a software developer, and has spent the last 9 years building on this technical background in a range of management roles spanning telecoms, business systems software development and information security.

Richard joined RM Results as Development Director in 2014. Prior to this, he was Head of Information Systems for the RM Education division.

Tim Downie

Business Development Director

Tim has 20 years’ experience in the local government, education and public sector markets at Director of Business Development/Bid Director level.

His career to date has included senior roles at several leading IT organisations. Prior to Tim's current role, he was Head of Business Development for RM’s Educational Technologies division.

Tim leads the Sales, Marketing and Commercial teams for the RM Results business in the UK and globally.

International Organization for Standardization

ISO 9001 is a certified quality management system for organisations who want to prove their ability to consistently provide products and services that meet the needs of their customers and other relevant stakeholders.

International Organization for Standardization

ISO 22301 specifies the requirements for a management system to protect against, reduce the likelihood of, and ensure their business recovers from disruptive incidents.

International Organization for Standardization

ISO 27001 is an internationally recognized best practice framework for an information security management system. It helps identify any risks to data security and puts in place the appropriate controls to help minimize risk.

Association of Test Publishers

We hold associate membership of the Association of Test Publishers and often speak at the annual European ATP conference.


We hold affiliate membership of the International Association for Educational Assessment and often speak at the annual IAEA conference.


We hold gold corporate membership of the e-Assessment Association and Tim Downie, our Business Development Director is a member of the board.

Chartered Institute of Educational Assessors

We are bronze corporate supporters of the Chartered Institute of Educational Assessors.

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