Meet the team

Meet the team at Miles Kelly – see what they do at work and what helps them to relax after hours. With such a small, dedicated team, everyone feels very much part of the Miles Kelly family!

SALES & RIGHTS

Gerard, Company Director – Miles Kelly
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 his own vegetables on his allotment.

Richard, Sales Director – Miles Kelly
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.
 
Andy, Trade and Export Sales Manager – Miles Kelly
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.

Rob, Promotional Sales Manager – Miles Kelly
ROB, UK SALES DIRECTOR
Rob deals with wholesalers, supermarkets and other promotional retailers. His favourite things include playing golf, cooking and dog walking.
 
RUTH, RIGHTS DIRECTOR
Ruth travels the world to sell books to publishers in other countries. Her favourite things include travelling (luckily!), cycling and proper tea made in a pot.

Caroline, Production Assistant – Miles Kelly
CAROLINE, RIGHTS EXECUTIVE
Caroline negotiates book rights and organizes the bookfair stands. She loves travelling to other countries and drinking Long Island iced tea.
 
Maddie, International Sales Assistant – Miles Kelly
MADDIE, INTERNATIONAL SALES ASSISTANT
Maddie assists with book fairs, trips and international sales matters. She loves visiting new places, watching documentaries and seeing live music.

MARKETING

Amanda, Marketing Director – Miles Kelly

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! 


KATIE, MARKETING MANAGER
Katie works alongside Amanda to oversee all things marketing. She enjoys films, listening to R’n’B from the noughties and hot sauce on everything! 

EDITORIAL

Belinda, Publishing Director – Miles Kelly

BELINDA, PUBLISHING DIRECTOR
Surrounded by a sea of paper most days, Belinda oversees every book published. She's a dinosaur geek, and would love a pet T rex to keep at the office. 

Rosie, Editorial Director – Miles Kelly
ROSIE, EDITORIAL DIRECTOR
Rosie works alongside Belinda to oversee the editorial team and the publishing list. She loves Bruce Springsteen, coffee and making to-do lists. And Saiga antelope.

Amy, Senior Editor – Miles Kelly

AMY, SENIOR 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.

Fran, Senior Editor – Miles Kelly

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


SARAH, SENIOR EDITOR
Sarah loves working on a wide range of books, from space to unicorns! In her spare time, she enjoys playing modern board games and swimming (even in cold lakes!).

DESIGN

Jo, Creative Director – Miles Kelly

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

Simon, Design Manager – Miles Kelly

SIMON, DESIGN MANAGER
Simon loves to think outside the box. He likes Southend United, Krautrock, peanuts and comics where no one wears tights or capes.

Joe, Senior Designer – Miles Kelly

JOE, DESIGN MANAGER
A brilliant illustrator and designer, Joe loves running, wine, crisps and camping with her family – not necessarily all at the same time!


EMILY, SENIOR DESIGNER
Emily is a illustrator and designer inspired by all things quirky & whimsical. She loves yoga, dogs, The US Office & Brooklyn 99.

REPROGRAPHICS

Steph, Reprographics Manager – Miles Kelly
STEPH, REPROGRAPHICS MANAGER
 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!

Liberty, Image Manager – Miles Kelly

LIBERTY, IMAGE MANAGER
Libbe negotiates fees with photo agencies and orders thousands of images for our books. She likes watching films and spending time with her family.

Lorraine, Reprints Manager – Miles Kelly

LORRAINE, REPRINTS MANAGER 
Lorraine makes sure important corrections are taken in for any reprint. She loves going on long family walks with her dog Paddy, travelling and reading.

Anthony, IT Manager – Miles Kelly

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

PRODUCTION

Liz, Production Manager – Miles Kelly

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


JENNY, PRODUCTION ASSISTANT
Jenny helps to keep the printing of millions of our books on schedule. She enjoys watching classic Hollywood movies and travelling with her children.

FINANCE

Pete, Financial Director – Miles Kelly

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

Julie, Accounts Assistant – Miles Kelly

JULIE, ACCOUNTS ASSISTANT
Julie processes paperwork and handles office matters. She loves wine, chocolate and long walks with her german shepherd Jessie.