OUR TEAM

Alan Leitch Chairman

Alan has worked in the UK academic book trade for nearly 30 years and is a high profile and highly-respected figure within the industry. His career has included senior management roles in both bookselling and publishing sales, giving him a unique experience of the academic market and a wide network of professional contacts.

Having started his career as a shop floor bookseller in London, Alan then spent nearly 10 years in publishing sales with Routledge, firstly as a representative and then as UK Sales Manager. He returned to bookselling in 1994 and his extensive retail experience includes 4 years as Managing Director of Blackwell’s UK, the leading academic bookselling chain, where he was also responsible for the company’s UK library supply and online operations. Before setting up Compass Academic, Alan was Divisional Director of Hammicks Bookshops and he is also Campus Director of John Smith & Son.

Email: al@compass-academic.co.uk

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Simon Kingsley

 

Simon Kingsley
Sales Director

 

Lee Morgan

 

Lee Morgan
Sales Director