Member of the Board of Trustees
Emma House is an international publishing consultant specialising in event curation and management, research and reports, international business development and mentorship.
Emma’s career spans 26 years including 6 years in magazine publishing and 20 years in the book and journal publishing sector. She was Head of International Development at the London Book Fair and Deputy CEO at the Publishers Association until 2019 before setting up her own publishing consultancy. She is a board member of the PublisHer network founded by Bodour Al Qasimi, a trustee of the Publishing Training Centre, a board member of the advisory group for Oxford Brookes University Centre for Publishing Studies and a consultant to the publishing technology company ‘Simbi’, and to UK based not-for-profit ‘Civic’ on the Future Libraries Initiative.
Past achievements; one of ten Global Ambassadors for the Frankfurt Book Fair Business Club (2015), one of The Bookseller Top 100 most influential people in publishing (2015).
Specialities: International Publishing Strategy, Business Development for publishing, Event Management and Curation, International Relations, Speaker and Chair of seminars on the publishing industry, regular contributor to publishing trade news print and online, Project Management.