The London Book Fair has a number of advisory groups and steering committees 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

  • Barbara Rozycki, Badcock & Rozycki
  • Belinda Rasmussen, Pan Macmillan
  • Bridget Shine, Independent Publishers Guild
  • Charlie Redmayne, Harper Collins
  • Cortina Butler, British Council
  • Gail Hochman, Brandt & Hochman Literary Agents
  • Gordon Wise, Curtis Brown Group Ltd.
  • 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
  • Michael Healy, Copyright Clearance Center
  • Peter  Straus, Coleridge & White
  • Pengyi Li, Higher Education Press
  • Richard Fisher, Academic Publishing, Cambridge University Press
  • Richard Kitson, Hachette
  • Richard Mollet, RELX Group
  • Stephen Lotinga, The Publishers Association
  • Sam Edenborough, Intercontinental Literary Agency
  • Tim Godfray, The Booksellers Association of UK & Eire
  • YS Chi, Reed Elsevier

US Advisory Board

  • Diana Finch, Diana Finch Literary Agency
  • Gail Hochman, US Association of Author Representatives
  • Jon Malinowski, Combined Book Exhibit
  • Jonathan Stolper, Nielsen
  • Judith Curr, Simon & Schuster
  • Megan Tingley, Little, Brown
  • Michael Carlisle, Inwell Management
  • Tim Duggan, Penguin Random House
  • Tom Allen, US Association of American Publishers

IRC Steering Committee

  • Alexandra Cliff, PFD (Peters Fraser & Dunlop)
  • Anne-Louise Fisher, Anne Louise Fisher Associates
  • Barbara Rozycki, Badcock & Rozycki
  • Edwin Buckhalter, Severn House Literary Agency
  • Jane Kirby, Vintage Publishing
  • Jemma McDonagh, The Marsh Agency Ltd
  • Jessica Craig, United Agents Ltd
  • Koukla  MacLehose, Koukla MacLehose Literary Scouts
  • Lesley Pollinger, Pollinger Ltd
  • Louise Allen-Jones, Louise Allen-Jones
  • Nicki Kennedy, Intercontinental Literary Agency (ILA)
  • Rosalind Ramsay, Rosalind Ramsay
  • Suzanne Vizer, Wylie Agency
  • Tom Witcomb, Blake Friedmann Literary