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The Press Board

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Chief Executive Peter Phillips is responsible to the Press Syndicate for the running of the entire Press worldwide.

Our Board is made up of the heads of the principal areas of our business:

  • Cathy Armor, Director for People
  • Andrew Chandler, Chief Financial Officer
  • Paul Colbert, Managing Director, English Language Teaching
  • Mandy Hill, Managing Director, Academic 
  • Mark Maddocks, Chief Information Officer
  • Peter Phillips, Chief Executive
  • Catie Sheret, General Counsel and Company Secretary
  • Rod Smith, Managing Director, Education
  • Kevin Taylor, Director of Syndicate Affairs
  • Mark Whitehouse, Global Operations Director
Publishing Structure

We are divided into three main publishing groups. These are:


The Academic group publishes learned journals, research monographs, textbooks and reference works in Science, Technology and Medicine, and in the Humanities and Social Sciences. The Managing Director is Mandy Hill.

Cambridge English

The Cambridge English group publishes English language teaching courses and books for all ages. The Managing Director of Cambridge English is Paul Colbert.


The Education group publishes educational books and courses for primary, secondary and international schools. The Managing Director of Education is Rod Smith.

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