Richard Baggaley has worked in academic and professional publishing for over thirty years. Before establishing LPP with Jon and Sam in 2010 he worked for Princeton University Press, where, as Publishing Director for Europe, he established and ran the Press’s first overseas office. Before that he worked for John Wiley & Sons managing the programme in business, economics/finance and psychology before becoming Director of Journals Development. Before that he worked for Open University Press, where he was Editorial Director. He has also worked in psychometric test publishing for Hogrefe Ltd.
Sam Clark is a director of LPP and works mainly on the production side. He established T&T Productions Ltd with Jon in the late 1990s and the company has thrived ever since, picking up prestigious clients regularly, usually through word of mouth. Before establishing T&T, Sam briefly worked in online medical journalism (when “online” was a novelty) after gaining a PhD in organic chemistry from Imperial College.
Jon Wainwright is also a director of LPP, working mainly in production. He established T&T Productions Ltd with Sam in the late 1990s. Before that, Jon was production editor at the Royal Society in London, working there for just shy of a decade. Jon studied physics at York and Sussex universities.
LPP also has a number of associates involved with its operations
Romesh Vaitilingam is a writer and media consultant, and a member of the editorial board of Vox. He is the author of numerous articles and several successful books in economics, finance, business and public policy, including The Financial Times Guide to Using the Financial Pages (FT-Prentice Hall), now in its sixth edition (2011). As a specialist in translating economic and financial concepts into everyday language, Romesh has advised a number of government agencies and international institutions, including the European Central Bank, the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development and the UK’s Department for International Development. His work also involves consultancy for the economic research community, notably advising the Royal Economic Society, the Centre for Economic Performance at LSE and the Centre for Economic Policy Research on the management and development of their public profile; and training economists in communication skills. In 2003, he was awarded an MBE for services to economic and social science.
Dr Ray Cunningham is a freelance writer, editor, translator and consultant in comparative British-German policy. Before this he taught in the university sector in both Germany and Britain, worked in academic publishing for five years and then for nearly twenty years (the last five of them as Director) for the Anglo-German Foundation for the Study of Industrial Society, a charity established by the British and German governments to fund bilateral research and knowledge exchange in economic, social and environmental policy. He has written and lectured widely in these subject areas, and has worked with most of the leading economic and social research institutions and think tanks in both countries. Ray is joint editor of a book series for Oxford University Press, joint Founder and Convenor of the British-German Environment Forum, and an Associate of the think tank Green House. He recently translated an important book on sustainability from the original German into English: it was published by Green Books in the UK in October 2012 as Sustainability: A Cultural History, by Ulrich Grober. His website is at www.raycunningham.eu