Meet the Miles Kelly team

Sales & Marketing

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.

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, 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, UK Sales Director

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

Caroline, Rights Manager

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

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.

Ross, Sales Development 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.

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

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.

Becky, Senior Editor

Becky enjoys working on all kinds of books and discovering new fun facts every day. She loves art galleries, Strictly and Bake Off, and anything made 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.

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!).

Dotty, Head of Smiles

Design & Reprographics

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!

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!

Emily, Senior Designer

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

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.

Production

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 Controller

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

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.

Finance & IT

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

Anthony, IT Manager

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