2019 Speakers

  • James Daunt

    Managing Director, Waterstones & Chief Executive, Barnes & Noble
  • Katie Espiner

    Managing Director, Orion
  • Akua Agyemfra

    Cultural Strategist, Owner; bea.London
  • Paul Abbassi

    Founder and Chief Executive, Bookstat
  • Chris Duffey

    Senior Strategic Development Manager, Adobe
  • Steven Inchcoombe

    Chief Publishing Officer, Springer Nature
  • Aimée Felone

    Co-Founder, Knights Of
  • Vicky Williams

    CEO, Emerald Publishing
  • Alice Lloyd

    Commissioning Editor, Original Audio and Podcasts at Trapeze/Orion
  • Alice Lutyens

    Literary Agent and Head of the Original Audio & Podcasts Department, Curtis Brown
  • Bec Evans

    Writer, Speaker and Startup
  • Carol Boswarthack

    Head of Barbican & Community Libraries, City of London Corporation
  • Danny Takhar

    Film and TV Executive and Screenwriter
  • Dave Buonaguidi

    Co-founder, St. Luke’s, Karmarama & Unltd-Inc
  • Derek Owusu

    Writer, Poet and Podcaster
  • Elise Italiaander

    Audio and Digital Manager, DK
  • Ella Horne

    Co-founder, The FLIP
  • Ellis Moore

    Rights and Content Manager, Bolinda Publishing
  • Emma Stuart

    Executive Producer, Kindle Entertainment
  • Gaby Wood

    Literary Director, the Booker Prize Foundation
  • Baroness Rebuck, DBE

    Penguin Random House
  • Guy Gadney

    CEO, Charisma.ai
  • Helen Monks Takhar

  • Helena Gonda

    Co-founder, The FLIP
  • James Silver

    Writer & journalist.
  • Jon Seaton

    Co-Founder and CEO
  • Lee Langford

    Harris Interactive
  • Mark Pearson

    CEO and co-founder of Libro.fm
  • MC Angel

  • Richard Fisher

    Deputy Chairman of Yale University Press and Vice-President of the Royal Historical Society
  • Rose Cartwright

    Writer and Creative Director
  • Vicky Williams

    CEO, Emerald Publishing
  • John Bond

    CEO &co-founder, whitefox
  • Darren Buffonge

    Manager & Agent, Frank Lavine Group

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