Meet the Miles Kelly team

Amanda, Marketing Director

Amanda spends her time coming up with ways to get our books in front of kids! Outside of work, she loves playing with her sons, reading books and watching tv series! 

Which sit-inside books has Amanda played with A LOT?
Amy, Managing Editor

Amy loves working on lots of different books. As well as being a bookworm, she enjoys street dance, watching TV crime dramas and eating lots of chocolate.

Which book makes Amy over the moon…?
Andy, Director of International Sales

Responsible for UK trade sales and export markets, Andy sells English language editions around the world. In his spare time, he likes skiing, hill-walking and the occasional ballroom dance.

Which book does Andy like to remind him of his travels?
Anthony, IT Manager

Anthony looks after the computer equipment and works on ebooks and apps. His hobbies include motorsports, gadgets, films and computer games.

Which books would Ant have enjoyed as a kid?
Caroline, Rights Manager

Caroline negotiates book rights and organizes the bookfair stands. She loves travelling to other countries and drinking Long Island iced tea.

Which book made Caroline declare – who doesn't love a sloth?
Fran, Publishing Director

Fran enjoys researching and editing every day. Her favourite things include eating sushi, watching Criminal Minds and nature walks with her husband and son.

Dino-loving Fran is a fan of which books?
Gerard, Company Director

It's Gerard's mission to get a top-quality kid's book into the hands of every child – at an affordable price. He has recently become a vegetarian and enjoys growing vegetables on his allotment.

What is Gerard's favourite book?
Jo, Creative Director

Jo oversees all design work. She likes cooking, crafting and spending time with friends in her sunny garden.

Which books help Jo in her garden?
Jo, Junior Designer

Jo enjoys creating fun book covers and helping with lots of different projects. She loves music, board games and cuddles with her grumpy rabbit, Bilbo.

Which book does Jo love?
Julie, Accounts Assistant

Julie processes all the paperwork and handles office matters. She loves, music, wine, chocolate and long walks with her german shepherd dog, Mika.

What would Julie choose out of our current books?
Kat, Production Editor

Kat loves reading through all our books as we prepare them for publication. She enjoys painting, baking and collecting quirky jewellery.

Which books does arty Kat think are great?
Liz, Head of Production

Responsible for the printing of our books, Liz manages the logistics of millions of books every year. She loves crafts, including knitting.

What do you think Liz is a big fan of?
Pete, Financial Director

Pete processes enough numbers to make your brain hurt! His hobbies include cycling and captaining his local snooker team.

Which subject did Pete like as a child?
Richard, Sales Director

During his 17 years at Miles Kelly, Richard has sold millions of books worldwide. Away from work, he enjoys walking, cycling and socialising with friends.

Which young series does Richard love?
Richard, Design Manager

Richard applies his passion for art and storytelling to every project. When he’s not attending pirate festivals, he enjoys tinkering with motorbikes and kitchen discos.

Which book is BY FAR Richard's favourite?
Rob, UK Sales Director

Rob deals with wholesalers, supermarkets and other promotional retailers. His favourite things include playing golf, cooking and dog walking.

Which series does Rob like showing to customers?
Ross, Managing Director

Ross works across multiple departments looking at ways to increase sales and reduce costs. Outside of work Ross likes quizzes, puzzles and going on long walks.

Quizmaster Ross enjoys dipping in and out of which fab hardback book?
Ruth, Senior Editor

Ruth loves to work on a wide variety of books. Her specialist subject is whatever she’s most recently worked on – currently space! She likes swimming, camping and CHEESE!

Which space book does Ruth think is ace?
Sara, Rights Executive

Sara sells translation rights in several markets. A picture book enthusiast with a penchant for board games, she loves watching Studio Ghibli films and exploring food from all over the world.

Which super book does Sara like?
Steph, Reprographics Director

Every year, Steph and his team prepare thousands of pages to go to the printer. He's a cycle nut and commutes to work on his bike in all weather!

Which series inspires creativity in our video-making guru, Steph?

Dotty, Head of Smiles