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!
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
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
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
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, RIGHTS EXECUTIVE
Caroline negotiates book rights and organizes the bookfair stands. She loves travelling to other countries and drinking Long Island iced tea.
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 son, reading books and watching tv series!
KATIE, MARKETING MANAGER
Katie works alongside Amanda to oversee all things marketing. She enjoys Netflix, listening to R’n’B from her teenage years and hot sauce on everything!
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
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
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
Fran enjoys researching and editing every day. Her favourite things include eating sushi, watching Criminal Minds and nature walks with her husband and son.
JO, CREATIVE DIRECTOR
Jo oversees all design work. She likes cooking, crafting and spending time with friends in her sunny garden.
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, DESIGN MANAGER
A brilliant illustrator and designer, Joe loves running, wine, crisps and camping with her family – not necessarily all at the same time!
ROB, SENIOR DESIGNER
Rob sees his job as rearranging pictures and words until they look amazing! He likes rock climbing, drawing and going to the cinema.
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
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
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
Anthony looks after the computer equipment and works on ebooks and apps. His hobbies include motorsports, gadgets, films and computer games.
SALLY, PRODUCTION DIRECTOR
Sally places the print orders, sourcing the highest-quality materials for our books. In her spare time, she keeps bees, plays tennis and tries to learn Italian.
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.
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
Julie processes paperwork and handles office matters. She loves wine, chocolate and long walks with her german shepherd Jessie.