The London Book Fair has an advisory board that provides us with industry insights, updates and advice, which allow us to ensure the ongoing success of the fair.

Non-Executive Chairman
David Roche is the Non-Executive Chairman for The London Book Fair.

Advisory Board

  • Cortina Butler, Literature Director, British Council
  • Meryl Halls, Managing Director, The Booksellers Association of UK & Eire
  • Andy Rossiter, President, Booksellers Association of UK & Eire
  • Stephen Lotinga, CEO, The Publishers Association
  • Annie Callanan, President, The PA (& CEO Taylor & Francis)
  • Barbara Rozycki, Managing Director, Badcock & Rozycki
  • Catherine Eccles, CEO, Eccles Fisher
  • Bridget Shine, Director, Independent Publishers Guild
  • Amanda Ridout, Chair, Independent Publishers Guild
  • Isobel Dixon, President, Association of Author Agents (MD, Blake Friedmann)
  • Wayne Sime, CEO, Association of Learned & Professional Society Publishers
  • Niamh O'Connor, Chair, ALPSP (Chief Publishing Officer, PLOS)
  • Orna Ross, CEO, Alliance of Independent Authors