Louise Moore is Managing Director of Michael Joseph, one of the biggest commercial publishing lists at Penguin Random House, specialising in women’s fiction, crime, thrillers, cookery, memoirs and lifestyle books.
After reading History at Girton College Cambridge, Louise began her publishing career working in children’s books at Hamish Hamilton. In 1988 Louise moved into adult publishing, working for Geoffrey Strachan at Methuen before she started commissioning women’s fiction at Heinemann in 1992.
Louise joined Michael Joseph as an Editorial Director in 1997 and became Managing Director in 2006. She has published bestsellers from Jamie Oliver, Marian Keyes, Jojo Moyes, Dawn French, Stephen Fry, Sue Townsend and Sue Perkins.