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David Riley Consulting Limited

Independent Publishing and Licensing Consultancy

With over 30 years’ experience in Children’s publishing, David is the former MD of the Egmont Publishing Group, where he managed some of the most prestigious publishing licences in the world – including Thomas & Friends, Winnie the Pooh, Minecraft and the Mr Men. David now works as an independent consultant for licensing and publishing – including books, magazines, stationery and partworks. During his career he has formed senior relationships with IP owners and agents from the world of Books, TV, Digital, Toys and Movies.

Expertise

  • Book and magazine publishing and packaging
  • Business development and strategy
  • Licence scouting and acquisition
  • Pitching and negotiation
  • Brand/IP identification and development
  • Contract negotiation – national, international and global
  • Publishing processes and efficiencies
  • Agency support and advice
  • Publishing and licensing strategy

With over 30 years’ experience in Children’s publishing, David is the former MD of the Egmont Publishing Group, where he managed some of the most prestigious publishing licences in the world – including Thomas & Friends, Winnie the Pooh, Minecraft and the Mr Men. David now works as an independent consultant for licensing and publishing – including books, magazines, stationery and partworks. During his career he has formed senior relationships with IP owners and agents from the world of Books, TV, Digital, Toys and Movies.

David Riley Consulting