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
  • Hazel Broadfoot, President, The Booksellers Association of UK & EIRE
  • Dan Conway, CEO, The Publishers Association
  • Barbara Rozycki, Managing Director, Badcock & Rozycki
  • Catherine Eccles, CEO, Eccles Fisher
  • Bridget Shine, Director, Independent Publishers Guild
  • Amanda Ridout, Chair, Independent Publishers Guild (CEO Boldwood Books)
  • Catherine Clarke, President, Association of Author Agents (MD, Blake Friedmann)
  • Claire Wilson, Vice-President, Association of Author Agents
  • Wayne Sime, CEO, Association of Learned & Professional Society Publishers
  • Orna Ross, CEO, Alliance of Independent Authors
  • José Borghino, Secretary General, The International Publishers Association
  • Jamie Humphrey, Chair, ALPSP (Head of Journals, Royal Society of Chemistry)