Elaine McQuade - Vice-Chair of Trustees
Elaine has had a long career in children’s publishing including working as Head of Children’s Marketing and PR at Oxford University Press (OUP), Marketing Director at Puffin Books and Managing Director of Scholastic Children’s Books. She has worked on brands such as Winnie the Witch, the Horrible Histories and Oxford Dictionaries as well as with authors and illustrators including Roald Dahl, Janet and Allan Ahlberg, Raymond Briggs, Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler, Philip Pullman, Gill Lewis, Philip Reeve and Sarah McIntyre.
Elaine has also been a school governor, a World Book Day Trustee, and was Chair of the Children’s Group at the Publishers Association for 10 years. She is currently a Trustee of The Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre as well as for CLPE.