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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Anthony Salz

2013 Independent Non-Executive Chairman of the Board

J. Nigel Newton

2007 Chief Executive Officer, Founder, Executive Director

Wendy Pallot

45 2011 Group Finance Director, Executive Director

Richard Charkin

2007 Executive Director

Jonathan Glasspool

2015 Executive Director

Michael Daykin

2011 Group Company Secretary

Jill Jones

2013 Independent Non-Executive Director

Stephen Page

2013 Non-Executive Independent Director

John Warren

62 2015 Senior Independent Non-Executive Director

Biographies

Name Description

Anthony Salz

Sir Anthony Salz has been appointed as Independent Non-Executive Chairman of the Board of Bloomsbury Publishing Plc., effective August 29, 2013. He is an Executive Vice Chairman of Rothschild and a director of NM Rothschild & Sons Limited. He joined Rothschild in 2006 after 30 years as a corporate lawyer with Freshfields, the last 10 years as the Senior Partner. He is Trustee of the Tate Foundation, the Royal Opera House, the Paul Hamlyn Foundation, the Scott Trust, Reprieve, Chair of the Trustees of the Eden Trust and a member of the Board of the Media Standards Trust. Sir Anthony Salz is a former Vice Chairman of the BBC Board of Governors and between 2010 and 2012 was lead Non-Executive member of the Board of the Department for Education. He headed the Salz Review, an independent external review of the business practices of Barclays Plc, which reported in 2013. He chaired the Independent Commission on Youth Crime and Antisocial Behaviour in England and Wales, which reported in 2010 and was a member of Business in the Community’s committees on Homelessness and on Education.

J. Nigel Newton

Mr. J. Nigel Newton serves as Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director of Bloomsbury Publishing PLC. He was born and raised in San Francisco. He read English at Cambridge. After working at Macmillan Publishers, he joined Sidgwick & Jackson. He left Sidgwick in 1986 to start Bloomsbury. Bloomsbury floated on The London Stock Exchange in 1994 and has grown organically and through acquisitions and partnerships. Bloomsbury publishes 2,500 books a year from its offices in the UK, US, India and Australia. Nigel Newton serves as Chairman of the British Library Trust, President of Book Aid International, Chairman of the Charleston Trust, member of the Man Booker Prize Advisory Committee, Trustee of the International Institute for Strategic Studies, past Chair of World Book Day (2006), past member of the Publishers Association Council and Member of the Advisory Committee of Cambridge University Library.

Wendy Pallot

Ms. Wendy Pallot, ACA is the Group Finance Director, Executive Director of Bloomsbury Publishing PLC. She is graduate Chartered Accountant who qualified with Coopers & Lybrand with whom she spent eight years. She was Group Finance Director for GCap Media plc, the UK’s commercial radio operator which was listed on the UK Main Market, from 2005 until its sale in 2008. She was Group Finance Director of GWR Group plc, a UK listed radio operator, from 2001 until its merger with Capital Radio plc in 2005 to form GCap Media plc. Wendy Pallot is the Chairman and one of the co-founding Directors of a company operating a number of local radio stations. She is also a Governor of the Central School of Ballet.

Richard Charkin

Mr. Richard D. P. Charkin serves as Executive Director of Bloomsbury Publishing PLC since October 2007. He read Science at Cambridge and began his career in 1972 as Science Editor of Harrap & Co. He has since held senior roles at Pergamon Press, Oxford University Press, Reed International/Reed Elsevier, Current Science Group and has been Chief Executive Officer of Macmillan Publishers Limited and Executive Director of Verlagsgruppe Georg von Holtzbrinck. His other publishing interests include being Chairman of the International Advisory Board of Bloomsbury Qatar Foundation Journals in Doha, Non-Executive Director of the Institute of Physics Publishing, a member of the UK Literary Heritage Committee, Visiting Professor at the University of the Arts London, Director of the Federation of European Publishers and the International Publishers Association. He was President of the Publishers Association and a non-executive director of Melbourne University Publishing. He has an MA in Natural Sciences from Trinity College, Cambridge; was a Supernumerary Fellow of Green College, Oxford; and attended the Advanced Management Program at the Harvard Business School.

Jonathan Glasspool

Mr. Jonathan Glasspool has been appointed as Executive Director of Bloomsbury Publishing Plc., with effect 23 July 2015. Jonathan joined Bloomsbury in 1999. He is Managing Director of Bloomsbury's Academic & Professional publishing division and has overseen the development of this division through to it winning The Bookseller Industry Award for Academic, Educational & Professional Publisher of the Year in both 2013 and 2014, in addition to other awards. Jonathan is Chair of the Industry Advisory Board at Oxford Brookes University, a Trustee of Publishing Training Centre, and is a Member of the Commercial Board of the ICAEW and the Academic & Professional Board of the Publisher's Association. He has held roles in publishing with Reed Elsevier in the UK and Asia, the Chartered Management Institute, and Cambridge University Press. Jonathan has a first class degree in English from Trinity College, Oxford, an MA in English from Bristol University and an MBA with Distinction from Warwick Business School.

Michael Daykin

Mr. Michael Daykin is the Group Company Secretary of Bloomsbury Publishing Plc. He a graduate Chartered Company Secretary (FCIS) and Chartered Accountant (FCA) and joined as company secretary in February 2011. He has held Group Company Secretary and senior roles in a number of UK Main Market listed companies.

Jill Jones

Ms. Jill Jones has been appointed as Independent Non-Executive Director of Bloomsbury Publishing Plc., effective July 23, 2013. Jill Jones is an independent publishing consultant and during her career has held senior positions in publishing services businesses. From 2008 until 2012 she was President and CEO (EMEA) of Cengage Learning, a digital information and print services global provider for teaching, learning and research solutions. Before this she has held positions in Pearson Education, Thomson Learning, Longman and Prentice Hall. Jill has worked in Higher Education and Schools textbook and revision publishing, English Language Teaching and reference publishing including the development of electronic and primary source material databases. She is former Chair of the Academic Publishers group at the Publishers Association.

Stephen Page

Mr. Stephen Page is Non-Executive Independent Director of Bloomsbury Publishing Plc. He is the Chief Executive of Faber and Faber, a digitally innovative independent trade publisher of poetry, drama, children's books and other fiction and non-fiction literature. Stephen joined Faber and Faber in 2001 from Harper Collins Publishers where he was Sales and Marketing Director. He is a Council Member and former president of The Publishers Association and he is a Board member of Creative Skillset, the licensed Sector Skills Council supporting skills development and training in the UK for the entertainment media, publishing, advertising and other creative industries. Stephen was named in 2012 as the most inspiring digital publishing person at the FutureBook Innovation Awards.

John Warren

Mr. John Anthony Warren has been appointed as Senior Independent Non-Executive Director of the Company., with effect from 23 July 2015. John is a Chartered Accountant and has a wealth of non-executive experience including as audit committee chair of Welsh Water, Greencore Group plc, 4imprint Group plc, Bovis Homes Group PLC and Spectris plc. As an executive, he was Finance Director of WH Smith PLC and United Biscuits Plc. John Warren will be a member of the Audit Committee with recent and relevant financial experience.

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

Anthony Salz

101,000

J. Nigel Newton

799,000

Wendy Pallot

494,000

Richard Charkin

570,000

Jonathan Glasspool

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Michael Daykin

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Jill Jones

23,000

Stephen Page

20,000

John Warren

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As Of  27 Feb 2015