Industry Advisory Board Member | Kate Harris

The Publishing Industry Advisory Board, which provides professional support and consultancy to the Oxford International Centre for Publishing Studies, Oxford Brookes University.

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Company: Oxford University Press

Kate Harris is the Managing Director of the Education and Children’s Division at Oxford University Press.  Until 2002 she worked at HarperCollins where she held various senior editorial and management positions, eventually becoming Managing Director for their Educational, Dictionaries and Children’s businesses.  Before working in publishing Kate was as an EFL teacher in France, Germany and Kenya.  From 1987 she worked freelance for five years as an editor, writer and researcher, whilst her children were small.  She was part of the initial steering group for World Book Day and is a member of both the Educational Publishers’ Council and the Publishers’ Association Council.