Who we are


Director – Judith Palmer
Publishing Manager – Michael Sims
Education Officer – Alice Watson
Education Co-ordinator – Helen Bowell
Marketing and Communications Manager – Ben Rogers
Marketing and Communications Officer – Oliver Fox
General Manager – Katie Lee-Richards
General Manager (interim) – Paul Adlam
Executive Assistant – Sam Dodd
Finance Officer – Simon Evans
Editor, The Poetry Review – Emily Berry
Projects Manager – Julia Bird
Membership Manager – Paul McGrane
Membership Assistant – Kate White
Café Manager – Olissa Francisco
Café Supervisor – Suzanne Posthumus

Laureate Projects Co-ordinator – Helen Taylor

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