Ringwood Publishing Limited is a company incorporated under the Companies Acts and registered in Scotland with company number SC482600.

Ringwood has a board of eight directors and is owned by 15 shareholders.


Chief Executive Officer | Sandy Jamieson, OBE: Previously Assistant Director (Children and Families) with Strathclyde Regional Council, then Chief Executive with Includem. He is also an author of six books.

Chief Administrative Officer | Isobel Freeman: After gaining a PhD in social sciences, Isobel had a successful career as a Senior Manager in Research, Information and Service in Scottish Social Work, before becoming a Consultant with a major Social Services IT provider. She has many years experience of editing both non-fiction and fiction material and served Ringwood for many years as Chief Editor.

Managing Director Simon McLean After a career in the police service, and an active retirement, Simon became an author then got more involved in publishing, joined the Ringwood Board and then applied for and was appointed to the post of Managing Director.

 Assistant Managing Director (Editorial ) Mridula Sharma Mridula has a degree in English Literature and extensive research experience. She has secured a place on a Glasgow University MLitt course in 2022. Mridula also acts as Submissions Manager

Assistant Managing Director (Marketing/ Social Media Manager) Amy Townsend Kennedy. Amy has a BAHons in English Literature and is finishing off an MLitt at the University of Glasgow. She has extensive experience in marketing and selling. 

Website Manager  Rachael Docherty Rachael has a BAHons from Glasgow School of Art and a MA from the Bartlett School of Architecture

Operations Manager | Dave Webster: After an active career in public utilities and local government, Dave took early retirement to focus on his interests of hill walking, geology, and volunteering. His responsibilities include the Ringwood E-Book division. 

Graphic Designer | Skye Galloway   Responsible for the design of all Ringwood book covers and for overviewing all Ringwood artwork

Board of Directors

Lynsey Smith, chair 

Isobel Freeman

Sandy Jamieson

Jo Kelly  

Margaret McInnes

Marie-Claire Jones

John Donnelly

Simon McLean



Ringwood has taken on a number of interns who contribute considerable skills like Reading, Proofreading, Editing, Copyediting, Design, Promotion and Marketing and Author Support  in order to gain valuable experience of the publishing industry.

Our current interns include:  Ellie Goodenough, Neil McDonald,  Raquel Aleman, Olivia Jackson, Chang Li, Ruthvika Sankineni, Sadie Cooper and Ada Odazhieva

Anyone interested in becoming an Intern with Ringwood should consult the separate Interns Page on this website, and if still interested in such a position, send a CV, details of relevant experience, and availability to mail@ringwoodpublishing.com

Regrettably, internships with Ringwood Publishing are unpaid.