Global Providers of Assessment Services & Technology

Passionate people invested in testing.

Established in 1985, BTL Group Ltd., which includes the USA-based BTL Surpass Inc., is an international leader in the provision of computer-based testing technology for secure and high-stakes assessments.

We provide tailor-made support for any assessment programme with our range of test development services. Our technology and psychometric experts work alongside organisations for successful test production, item analysis and much more. Our SaaS platform, Surpass, powers the development and delivery of tests for credentialing organisations, universities and government bodies across the world with over 25 million high-stakes tests being delivered via Surpass to date. We also provide a global test centre network for session-based and on-demand testing, as well as an innovative dual-camera remote invigilation solution, giving organisations the flexibility they need to expand their candidate reach.

Organisations join the unique and ever-growing Surpass Community to share expertise and benefit from a collaborative and knowledge-rich community.

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Our mission is to improve the assessment experience for everyone.


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We’re proud that our people, product, and company has won or reached the final stages of many prestigious awards locally, nationally, and internationally.

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BTL’s success has been due to its innovative approach to technological development, its passion for significantly improving assessment for everyone, its creative core, and its refreshing approach to collaboration with partners and Surpass Community members.

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Our Values

We take great pride in our company values and aligning them with those of the Surpass Community. Paramount to this is our attitude towards collaboration and transparency.


Collaborative – We believe that collaboration, transparency and respect are fundamental in building successful, long-term relationships.

Flexible – We employ hard-working, independent-thinking, and conscientious team players, who appreciate the value of flexibility and the importance of a good work-life balance.

Passionate – We are proud and passionate about the difference we make to everyone involved in the assessment process and take a positive approach to achieving success.

Creative – Creativity is at our core. It powers the development of our unique, intelligent and innovative solutions.

Meet the Board

Sonya Whitworth

Sonya Whitworth

COO | Managing Director (BTL UK)

Andy McAnulla

Andy McAnulla

CTO | President & CEO (BTL Surpass Inc.)

Jim Crawford

Jim Crawford

Business Development Director | SVP Global Business Development (BTL Surpass Inc.)

Sur Harris

Sue Harris

Finance Director