Company spotlight: MILD-mannered management

Company spotlight: MILD-mannered management

Susie Nicklin says that she has never worked harder than she has in the past year and a half. Which may be surprising, as her career has featured a series of high-powered, heavyweight roles, such as co-founder of The Marsh Agency, director of English PEN and literary director of the British Council.

Nicklin has been focused on the “cross-fertilisation” and expansion of her MILD group. The business includes The Marsh Agency (the international rights specialist she started with her late husband Paul Marsh in 1994); Live Lit (the events arm, which includes the Balham and Dulwich literary fest...

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