Clare Harington was Communications Director of the publishing group Hachette UK for 12 years until she stepped down at the end of 2019.
Over a lifelong career in publishing, Clare has held a number of senior roles including Marketing Director of Penguin, Publisher of Pan Books and Group Communications Director of Random House.
Clare is a mentor with the Professional Mentoring Programme at City University of London.
New Writing North’s vision is inspiring and the commitment, energy and dynamism of everyone involved is infectious. The agency has been transforming the lives of readers and writers for years and it has huge ambition for the future. I am very proud to be involved and to support the agency through the very exciting next stage of its development.