Smith-Bosanquet made m.d. at Conville & Walsh

Smith-Bosanquet made m.d. at Conville & Walsh

Jake Smith-Bosanquet has been appointed to the new role of managing director of literary agency Conville & Walsh.

Clare Conville and Patrick Walsh said that Smith-Bosanquet had "brilliantly" spear-headed the development of the agency's foreign rights department over the past five years, and had proved himself "a brilliant strategist with a rare ability to adapt to changing markets and a passionate belief in the books that he has handled for the agency".

Smith-Bosanquet said he was "very lucky to be stepping into this new role at a time when C&W is forging ahead in an industry confronting great change and serious challenges".