Gareth Prior

Finance Director

Gareth Prior joined WRAP as Finance Director in 2017 with over a decade of senior management experience in the commercial sector, most recently as Vice President of Strategy & Operations for Wiley, a NYSE-listed research and education publisher. He has held leadership roles in finance, strategic planning, M&A, business transformation, change management and operations, as well as managing international teams in the US, Germany, Singapore and Australia.

In addition to finance, Gareth is responsible for WRAP’s procurement, commercial, legal, project management, digital, IT and facilities.

Gareth has an MA in English Literature from Oxford University and is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants.

Outside of work, Gareth is external member of the Audit & Risk Committee for Wadham College, Oxford and was formerly Chair of Governors at East Oxford Primary School. He holds a professional diploma in wine and is a published poet whose work has been shortlisted for the Basil Bunting and Keats-Shelley awards