About the Digital Supply Chain Committee

As a member of BIC, you are entitled to apply to sit on this committee and any (or all) of the Review Groups listed below. This is a BIC Member benefit and as such is not available to non-members.

BIC members interested in joining one (or more) of our Committees should complete the application form(s), provided below, and send to info@bic.org.uk

Please note, only fully paid-up BIC members are permitted to take part in these Committees.

Current Committee Membership

Full NameBIC Member Organisation
Graham BellEDItEUR
John Bell (Chair)HarperCollins Publishers
Courtney BennettScribd
Sarah Butler (Deputy)Bloomsbury Publishing
Odile de CairesPenguin Random House UK
Elizabeth CampbellPan Macmillan
Lisa CarterUlverscroft Limited
Gabrielle Chaumeil MercerPenguin Random House UK
Nick CoveneyIngram Content
Marjolein van DoornRakuten Kobo
Rebecca FeltonHachette UK
Andrew HentyVirtusales Publishing Solutions
Thomas HerbertCambridge University Press
Alan HurcombeHodder Education
Kitty KennedyDorling Kindersley
Martin Klopstock Kogan Page
Laura MakelaBonnier Books UK
Simon PallantGardners
Chris SaynorEDItEUR
Michael ThickettEmerald Publishing Ltd
Karina UrquhartBIC
Brianna WalkerTaylor & Francis
Hannah WatsonCanongate
Chris WhiteNielsen BookData

Current agenda items include:

  • Accessibility
  • Open Access
  • Digital audio
  • Green issues
  • EDItX digital inventory and sales reports

Minutes from meetings

Anyone from a BIC member organisation may request to receive copies of minutes from previous meetings of this group, please contact BIC

Committee meetings frequency

This committee meets quarterly and each meeting is usually online: February, May, July, November.

BIC members interested in joining the BIC Digital Supply Chain Committee should complete the specific application form here and mailto:info@bic.org.uk

Please note, the opportunity to sit on any BIC Committee or Group is reserved solely for BIC members. View the Digital Committee’s terms of reference.

Review Groups

Acquisitions & Divestments Review Group

This Group meets on an annual basis to review and maintain the BIC Acquisitions & Divestments Best Practice documentation, and discuss its adoption and promotion across the book industry.