Book Brand Britain


    Book Brand Britain

  • Giles Lury is a Director of leading brand consultancy The Value Engineers and leading author on marketing. He has worked in advertising, market research, packaging design, corporate identity and brand consultancy. His specialist subjects are brand positioning, brand architecture, and innovation. During his career, he has won two IPA Advertising Effectiveness Awards and a gold award at the AMSO Research Effectiveness Awards. He is a regular contributor to the marketing press, and he blogs for The Marketing Society.

    Claudia Joseph was a pupil at Cheltenham Ladies' College and trained as a fashion journalist at the London College of Fashion before becoming a news reporter. She has worked at Tatler, The Times and the Mail on Sunday, and regularly contributes to a number of national newspapers and magazines.

    Claudia has written three books on the British Royal Family.


  • Kate Williams, Professor of History at the University of Reading, is a British author, historian and television presenter. Her first book, England's Mistress, a biography of Emma Hamilton, was published by Random House in the UK and US (under the imprint Ballantine Books). It was short-listed for the Marsh/English Speaking Union Prize for the best biography of 2005–06, was selected as a Book of the Year in The Times and The Independent, and broadcast as Book of the Week on BBC Radio 4. A film adaptation is in production with Picture Palace, and a stage musical is also in development.


    Alexandra Shulman OBE was the longest serving editor in British Vogue history stepping away from the role in June of this year. She took the helm of Vogue in 1992, presiding over a circulation increase to 220,000 and a higher profile for the publication. Shulman is one of the most oft-quoted voices on fashion and social trends. In addition to her work with Vogue, and the publication of a memoir chronicling Vogue’s Centenary in 2016, Inside Vogue – A diary of my 100th Year, Shulman has written columns for UK newspapers The Daily Telegraph and the Daily Mail. She has also published two novels Can We Still Be Friends and The Parrots. Alexandra Shulman is appearing as part of the UK Guest of Honour Programme at the Sharjah International Book Fair.


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