Advisory Boards

  • The LBF Advisory Boards

    The London Book Fair has a number of advisory groups who provide us with industry insights, updates and advice which allow us to ensure the ongoing success of the Fair.

    Non Executive Chairman

    David Roche, David Roche Enterprises, is the Non Executive Chairman for The UK & US Advisory Boards and the IRC Steering Committee.

  • UK Advisory Board

    The UK Advisory Board is made up of the following:

    • Bridget Shine, Independent Publishers Guild (IPG)
    • Charlie Redmayne, Harper Collins
    • Cortina Butler, British Council
    • Richard Kitson, Hachette
    • Gail Hochman, Brandt & Hochman Literary Agents
    • Helen Kogan, Kogan Page Ltd
    • Helen McAleer, Walker Books Ltd
    • John Makinson, Penguin Worldwide
    • Jonny Geller, Curtis Brown Group Ltd
    • Koukla MacLehose, Koukla MacLehose Literary Scouts
    • Larry Finlay, Transworld Publishers Ltd
    • Peter Straus, Rogers Coleridge & White
    • Richard Mollet, The Publishers Association
    • Tim Godfray, The Booksellers Association of UK & Eire
    • Barbara Rozycki, Badcock & Rozycki
    • Sam Edenborough, Intercontinental Literary Agency (ILA)
    • Pengyi Li, Higher Education Press
    • YS Chi, Reed Elsevier
    • Richard Fisher, Consultant
    • David Roche, David Roche Enterprises
  • US Advisory Board

    Our US Advisory Board is made up of the following:

    • Tom Allen, US Association of American Publishers
    • Gail Hochman, US Association of Author Representatives
    • Judith Curr, Simon & Schuster
    • Jon Malinowski, Combined Book Exhibit
    • Megan Tingley, Little, Brown
    • Michael Carlisle, Inwell Management
    • Tim Duggan, Penguin Random House
    • David Roche, David Roche Enterprises
    • Diana Finch, US Association of Author
  • Rights Committee Members

    The Rights Committee Members is made up of the following members:

    • Louise Allen-Jones, Louise Allen-Jones
    • Edwin Buckhalter, Severn House Literary Agency Ltd
    • Alexandra Cliff, PFD (Peters Fraser & Dunlop)
    • Margaret Halton, United Agents
    • Susan Howe, Orion Publishing
    • Nicki Kennedy, Intercontinental Literary Agency (ILA)
    • Jane Kirby, Vintage Publishing
    • Koukla MacLehose, MacLehose, Servadio & Pupo-Thompson Literary Scouts
    • Jemma McDonagh, Marsh Agency Ltd, The
    • Rosalind Ramsay, Rosalind Ramsay Ltd
    • Barbara Rozycki, Badcock & Rozycki
    • Harriet Sanders, Macmillan Publishing
    • Suzanne Vizer, Wylie Agency
    • Tom Witcomb, Blake Friedmann Literary, TV and Film Agency
    • Susan Howe, Orion Publishing
    • Harriet Sanders, Macmillan Publishing
    • Lucy Vanderbilt, HarperCollins
    • Catherine Eccles, Eccles Fisher Associates

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