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Charlie Redmayne (President)

Charlie Redmayne has served as CEO of HarperCollins UK since 2013.  HarperCollins is the second largest publisher in the world and in the UK publishes authors including David Walliams, Hilary Mantel, Bernard Cornwell, Wilbur Smith, Patricia Cornwell and George RR Martin.  Redmayne first joined HarperCollins as Group Digital Director in 2008, he was promoted to Chief Digital Officer, based in HarperCollins' head office in New York and left in 2011 to set up Pottermore, JK Rowling's digital publishing business.

At the start of his career Redmayne served for four years as a lieutenant in the Irish Guards.  He founded and ran the media buying company RCL Communications and entertainment business Blink TV.  In 2000 Redmayne launched leading UK teen internet company Mykindsplace Ltd which he sold to BSkyB.  He went on to become Head of Commercial Partnerships for the Sky Online Business Unit at BSkyB and joined HarperCollins for the first time in 2008.

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Peter Phillips (Vice President)  

Peter Phillips is Chief Executive of Cambridge University Press.

Peter studied Mathematics at Merton College Oxford. After graduating with first-class honours, Peter joined the consulting firm Bain & Company, where he spent seven years advising companies on business strategy, before moving on to corporate finance at the leading investment bank SG Warburg. In 1993, Peter joined the British Broadcasting Corporation as Head of Corporate Planning. He became Finance Director of BBC News in 1997, before being appointed Chief Operating Officer of that division in 2001. In 2005, he became the BBC’s Director of Business Development and was responsible for the sale of BBC Broadcast which became Red Bee Media. In 2006, Peter moved to Ofcom, the UK's media and communications regulator, where he was a member of the Board. He was responsible for its approach to reshaping regulation in the light of digital developments and led its work on the future of public service broadcasting, high-speed broadband, and illegal internet file sharing. In 2010, Peter moved to Cambridge University Press, the world's oldest media organisation with a global reputation in its academic and educational fields, as Chief Operating Officer. In 2012 he was appointed as the Press's Chief Executive.

Peter is also a Fellow of Wolfson College, Cambridge and a Trustee of Cambridge Commonwealth, European & International Trust. He has also been a trustee of the Nuffield Trust, the Crafts Council, Article 19 and the John Schofield Trust, an adviser to the Royal College of Physicians, Chairman of the Sabre Trust and a director of Parliamentary Broadcasting Limited.

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Lis Tribe (Past President)

Lis Tribe is Group Managing Director of Hodder Education, a division of Hachette UK.   Hodder Education is one of the top three providers of curriculum materials to the education market in the UK, and is a market leader in International schools publishing.  As well as content, Hodder Education provides a growing range of products and services to teachers and students, including revision, assessment, and professional development.  The business includes Rising Stars and Galore Park, publishers for primary and independent school markets, and is the winner of the Bookseller’s Educational Publisher of the Year Award in 2015 and 2016.

 Lis started her career at Routledge, now part of Taylor and Francis, working in the social sciences editorial team.  She has worked at Hodder Education for 23 years, publishing a variety of subjects and levels before becoming publishing director and then MD.