London, 4 June 2014 - Susie Winter has joined the Publishers Association (PA) as Director of Policy and Communications.
Working across the academic, trade and education publishing divisions, Winter will be responsible for developing and leading the PA’s work across the policy agenda as well as promoting the UK publishing industry at both a UK and European level.
Winter served for eight years as Director General of the Alliance for Intellectual Property, and was previously an Associate Director at communications consultancy Luther Pendragon.
Winter said:"It is a great pleasure to join the PA at this exciting time for the publishing industry. I look forward to working with the PA teams and promoting the value, diversity and innovation that publishing brings to the UK.”
Richard Mollet, Chief Executive of The Publishers Association, said: "Susie is known as one of the strongest voices defending the UK's global leading creative industries. We are certain that her work leading the PA’s Policy and Communications work will see the reputation of the UK publishing’s industry continue to strengthen at the very highest level.”