Who We Are

Gold Leaf was founded in March 2001 to provide business development and market research for publishers and the publishing community. It has since extended its client base to academic institutions and technology companies.
Gold Leaf works on a project basis, which can range from very small one-off to large, recurring projects.

Please feel free to contact us for any further information or for an informal conversation about how Gold Leaf may be able to help your business

The Team

Linda Bennett

Founder. Formerly Business Development Director at Waterstones and director of two library supply companies. Spent three years as MBA Course Director at the University of Huddersfield. Visiting research fellow at several UK universities. Experienced in business development, market research, industry report construction, setting up and conducting advisory boards and user groups, bespoke seminar development, cross-industry liaison projects, newsletter provision, special projects, etc. Has worked especially but not exclusively in areas of electronic publishing.

Jim Bennett

Joined Gold Leaf in September 2012. Experienced copyeditor and proofreader. Provides coaching and tuition for academic authors in how to write articles for journals. Experienced newsletter and magazine editor.

Annika Bennett

Joined Gold Leaf in March 2014. Formerly Head of E-Book Sales at Taylor & Francis. Previously to that Sales Manager (Online Products) at Oxford University Press and PCG. Specialities include all projects relating to e-books. Experienced in seminar provision and some types of market research. Bilingual (native language is German). Extensive knowledge of the German market.