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Peter Phillips (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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Annie Callanan (Vice President)

Annie Callanan joined Taylor & Francis as Chief Executive at the end of June 2017. She has significant leadership experience in business-to-business information services and technology companies, and expertise in delivering digital innovation and operational improvement.

Annie previously served as Chief Executive of Quantros, provider of digital solutions to the healthcare industry. In prior roles she was Chief Operating Officer at technology services firm Systech International, Chief Executive at the global information and electronic services organisation Bowker and Chief Operating Officer at ProQuest, a specialist in delivering knowledge, content and data for academic and corporate researchers and librarians.

Prior to this, as Executive Vice President for the Life Sciences portfolio at Advanstar Communications, Annie oversaw its clinical and industry journals, educational services and conferences. She started her career managing leading brands in print, online publishing and trade shows at Miller Freedman/CMP Media, now part of UBM.

Annie holds an MBA in Finance from New York University. She has completed leadership programmes at Columbia Business School and the SC Johnson Graduate School of Management, and has served on the boards of directors of the American Publishers Association and the International ISBN Agency.


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Charlie Redmayne (Past 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.