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Our company directors come from a variety of backgrounds, giving the board a unique makeup and a wealth of knowledge allowing us to tackle any issue and provide a first class service.

To meet the rest of the Board click below, or you can return to the home page.

Kate Gibb

Kate joined award winning Canongate Books in 2014 as Finance and Operations Director. She was appointed as Chief Operating Officer in 2017 having played a pivotal role in Canongate’s acquisition of Severn House Publishers. She is the current Chair of Publishing Scotland.

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Katy Lockwood-Holmes

Katy is Publisher and Chief Executive of Floris Books, an independent publishing company in Edinburgh. She has worked in publishing for twenty years and has previously held roles at Edinburgh University Press and Continuum Books. 

Marion Sinclair

Marion Sinclair is Chief Executive of Publishing Scotland. She has a background of 35 years in publishing as Editorial Director of a literary press; in publishing education as Programme leader and Lecturer in the MSc in Publishing Media at Napier University; and in development work for Publishing Scotland.


Jonathan Williams


For the last 25 years Jonathan Williams has been the Managing Director and co-owner of Cicerone Press, the leading specialist publisher of walking, trekking, mountaineering and cycling guides. He is a Chartered Accountant and former Chairman of the Outdoor Writers and Photographers Guild.

Jim Chalmers

Jim is a Non Exec Director. He has more than 35 years' experience in publishing, sales and marketing, working in larger corporations such as Thomson and Hachette and Managing Director of Quantum Publishing Solutions Ltd.  Jim recently retired as Business Development Director with BookSource.

To meet the rest of the team click below, or you can return to our home page.

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