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

It 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  Elizabeth FordElizabeth a has PhD in Scottish music from the University of Glasgow, and years of experience in editing, research, and writing.  She has been with Ringwood since October 2019.

Assistant Managing Director John Reid: John recently graduated from Edinburgh University with an MSc in Creative Writing, having previously studied at Aberdeen University. He has been with Ringwood since October 2019.

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.

Submissions Manager Kevin McGowan: Kevin is a published short story writer and holds an MLitt in Creative Writing. He has been with Ringwood since March 2019.

Communications Manager Kaitlyn Henry: Kaitlyn is currently a MLitt Publishing Studies student at the University of Stirling, having previously studied English at the University of Aberdeen. She has been with Ringwood since January 2020

Board of Directors

Lynsey Smith, chair

Isobel Freeman

Sandy Jamieson, OBE

Jo Kelly

Margaret McInnes

Marie-Claire Jones

John Donnelly

Phil Dunshea


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 Elizabeth Fraser, George Alexander, Wuese Kusu-Orkar,  Zoë King, Alison Fyfe and Rebecca Pollock.

Anyone interested in becoming an intern with Ringwood should send a CV, details of relevant experience, and availability to mail@ringwoodpublishing.com

Regrettably, internships with Ringwood Publishing are unpaid.