Who we are


Director – Judith Palmer
Publishing Manager – Michael Sims
General Manager – Edward Doegar
Education Manager – Nazmia Jamal
Education Officer – Phoebe Walker
Education Officer – Alice Watson
Finance Officer – Sharon Kwan
Editor, The Poetry Review – Emily Berry
Laureate Projects Co-ordinator – Helen Taylor
Marketing Manager – Sophie Baker
Marketing Co-ordinator – Oliver Fox
Membership Manager – Paul McGrane
Membership Assistant – Kate White
Office Administrator (cover) – Talissa Makdessi
SLAMbassadors Artistic Director – Joelle Taylor
Café Supervisor – Olissa Francisco/Yashima Douglas 

Vice Presidents, Trustees and Honorary Members

President: Roger McGough

Vice Presidents: Simon Armitage, Carol Ann Duffy, Michael Longley, Ian McMillan, Hugo Williams, Benjamin Zephaniah

Trustees: Mona Arshi, Chris Beckett, Lizzie Crump, Sarah Ellis, Kathryn Gray, Jesper Groenvold (Chair), Mairi Johnson, Neil Reeder, Andrew Smardon, Isabel White.  Read more about our trustees here.