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 This post is temporarily vacant and is currently advertised as available. The responsibilities are currently being shared by three Assistant Managing Directors acting up in the role.
Acting Managing Director George Alexander: George has a MA Hons degree in Literary Studies and a BA Hons degree in English Literature and Creative Writing. He has just finished a Master of Literature and Publishing Studies from Stirling University.
Acting Managing Director Katie McCune Katie has MA(hons) in English Literature and has just completed an MLitt Publishing Studies from Stirling University
Acting Managing Director Ruth McQueeney Ruth has a BA(hons) Creative and Professional Writing. Ruth also is Manager of the Ringwood Crime Division
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 has recently completed a MLitt Publishing Studies at the University of Stirling, having previously studied English at the University of Aberdeen. She has been with Ringwood since January 2020
Cover Designer Nicola Campbell: Nicola has a BA(hons) degree in Digital Design from the University of the West of Scotland
Board of Directors
Lynsey Smith, chair
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 Anna Jones, Rachel Imrie, Hannah Lee, Rowan Groat, Olivia Simpson, Sian McCluskey, Megan Mae Willis, Daly Naughton, Mara Curechian, Fatma Oulha, Mia Attwooll, Sarah Boon, Chloe Murphy, Lyndsey Murphy, Lola Gaztanaga and Emma Jokinen
Anyone considering 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 firstname.lastname@example.org
Regrettably, internships with Ringwood Publishing are unpaid.