Joanna was a partner in The Literary Platform from 2014 – 2016 when she stepped down to pursue her growing interest in archives and collection development. She continues to work with The Literary Platform in an associate capacity. Prior to joining The Literary Platform, Joanna worked in publishing for 14 years. Her most recent in-house role was as the Marketing Director at Faber & Faber where she held a key role in making it one of the world’s most vibrant and forward-thinking publishing companies in the UK. Joanna Ellis joined The Literary Platform consultancy in 2012 and worked with clients on business development and organisational change, content strategy and partnership building. She is a co-founder of The Writing Platform and developed its pioneering writer/ technologist bursary programme.