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Who We Are
From left to right: Flo, Sarah, Anna, Tommi, Elinor and Laura
Tommi Grover is managing director and is responsible for the day-to-day running of the company. He is also the contact for distributors and agents and commissioning editor for Linguistic Diversity and Language Rights.
Anna Roderick is editorial director and commissioning editor for the following series: Critical Language and Literacy Studies, Encounters, Language At Work, Language, Mobility and Institutions, Languages for Intercultural Communication and Education, MM Textbooks, Multilingual Matters, New Perspectives on Language and Education, New Writing Viewpoints, Parents' and Teachers' Guides, Researching Multilingually and Studies in Knowledge Production and Participation. She is responsible for developing new publishing areas and is the first contact for new projects.
Sarah Williams is production manager and the contact for all queries relating to the management of typesetting, printing, binding, freelance copy-editing and proof-reading. She is also commissioning editor for the Tourism and Cultural Change and The Future of Tourism series. She is also acting commissioning editor for the Aspects of Tourism, Aspects of Tourism Texts and Tourism Essentials series during Elinor’s maternity leave.
Elinor Robertson is currently on maternity leave. She is marketing manager and the contact for all matters relating to marketing and publicity, including review copies, conference attendance, advertising and the website. She is also the commissioning editor for the Aspects of Tourism, Aspects of Tourism Texts and Tourism Essentials series. Laura is currently covering Elinor’s marketing responsibilities while Sarah is covering Elinor’s editorial queries.
Laura Longworth is commissioning editor for the Bilingual Education and Bilingualism, Communication Disorders Across Languages, Early Language Learning in School Contexts, Psychology of Language Learning and Teaching, Second Language Acquisition and Translation, Interpreting and Social Justice in a Globalised World series and as rights manager is the contact for all foreign rights and permissions queries. She is also the acting marketing manager during Elinor’s maternity leave.
Flo McClelland is marketing and publishing coordinator and runs all our social media accounts. She also works with our designers and authors on book covers and with Laura in the marketing department on all matters relating to marketing and publicity.