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

Ringwood has a board of seven 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 | Beth Whitelaw: Beth is an MA Hons English Literature graduate from the University of Glasgow, with a passion for reading and editing, and writing too. Beth was previously Assistant Managing Director in charge of Social Media and Marketing. 

Assistant Managing Director | Sarah O’Hara: Sarah has a degree in English Literature from the University of Edinburgh. She is now studying her Msc in Creative Writing at Edinburgh. She enjoys writing, editing and reading crime and literary fiction. Sarah also acts as Submissions Manager

Assistant Managing Director | Bianca Procacci: Bianca is on a fixed term placement through Erasmus as part of her studies in Italy.

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. 

Marketing Manager | Mona Montella: Mona has a BA Hons in Languages and Literature and an MSc in Literature and Modernity

Graphic Designer | Nicola Campbell: Nicola has a BA(hons) degree in Digital Design from the University of the West of Scotland and runs her own Etsy store ‘Sweet and Spread’.

Board of Directors

Lynsey Smith, chair

Isobel Freeman

Sandy Jamieson

Jo Kelly

Margaret McInnes

Marie-Claire Jones

John Donnelly


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

Our current interns include:   Eimear McCaul, Eilidh Harrower, Lola Gaztanaga,  Jack Cassidy, Amber Murray, Emanuela Fazzio, Maria Oliver-Smith, Fija Callaghan and Mridula Sharma

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.