Caroline Michel has been the CEO of PFD since 2007. Before that she headed up the William Morris Agency in London for three years. She has over 25 years’ worth of experience in the industry and ran both Vintage at Random House and Harper Press at HarperCollins. She is Chair of the Hay Literary Festival, Chair of the BFI Trust and a Trustee of Somerset House. She is a Member of the Veuve Clicquot Business Woman of the Year Committee, a Fellow of the RSA and Vice President London Library.
Caroline loves everything and anything. She is endlessly curious about people’s ideas, what’s going on in the world and how to understand it, whether it’s through history, fiction, biography, science. She is an eternal optimist and loves working with people who believe that everything is possible.