Jennie Condell joined Elliott & Thompson as Publisher in July 2013, having worked with the company as an editor since 2011. Her varied career has encompassed many years freelance editing, researching and developing titles across trade non-fiction and fiction, illustrated and co-edition publishing and educational publishing, as well as copywriting and editing for marketing and communications agencies. Past clients have included Thames & Hudson, Penguin, Pan Macmillan, Granta and Portobello Books, Quercus and Virgin Books. Her career began at the Orion Publishing Group where she was managing editor of Weidenfeld & Nicolson Illustrated until 2006, working closely with high-profile authors on a range of bestselling titles. She read European Studies at University College London and holds an MA in Contemporary History and Politics from Birkbeck.