Giving strategic and business development direction and advice; working with senior management teams developing and writing strategy & business plans; problem-solving / managing specific projects in the areas of publishing, media, arts and entertainment retail; exploring digital opportunities that exist.
Working with media, agencies, promotion and marketplace companies and acting as the one-stop introduction to the publishing companies and content.
Helping to exploit the links between creative, media and retail environments.
Advice for Individuals
Providing a discreet mentoring service to senior management and executive individuals.
Providing a literary agency / business management service for a select few authors to drive sales and exploit new content avenues.
Providing advice to writers to progress in traditional publishing or self-publishing routes.
Researching, devising, partnering and pitching specific projects across media, licensing and international markets. Providing top-level access to senior publishing individuals for the provision of the best publishing content. Sourcing and opening new channels for publishers.
Designing, developing, and implementing self-starter initiatives alongside like-minded individuals and companies.
NEDs / Public Speaking
Chairing and sitting on the boards of a cross-section of companies, including international exhibitions, media start-ups and established digital set-ups, as well as literary charities, education, and advisory boards.
Highly experienced public speaker, presenter and chairman of industry associations and conferences, delivering keynote addresses at company and trade events.
Lecturing and masterclasses to both MA Publishing students and parallel industries.