Interim Managing Director, Dawson Books Ltd, Dawson Holdings PLC
I led the company’s transition from dependence on the declining print market to mainstream global digital library supplier. Read more…
Market Analyst, Hodder Education, Hachette Livre
Using online surveys, focus groups and literature search, I delivered an extensive piece of market research and trends analysis on the use of digital resources in education. I brokered a significant new commercial partnership, resulting in significant sales growth and the development of a new strand of education sector opportunities. Read more…
Interim Director of Publishing, Nelson Thornes Ltd, Oxford University Press
I was accountable for a substantial publishing programme (digital and print):
- Revenue growth of 15% to £36M; improved OI%; business planning, brand positioning; marketing strategy.
- Improved productivity from the Publishing Division’s 47 staff; timely product development and delivery.
- Developing and managing significant relationships with external educational partners, including AQA.