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Anna Hewitt

Walker Books UK

Head of Licensing

Anna Hewitt – Head of Licensing, Walker Books UK

Anna is responsible for the licensing programme for brands based on Walker’s published properties in the UK. She joined Walker following her role as Head of Licensing at Coolabi plc where she worked on preschool property ‘Poppy Cat’ and girl brand ‘Scarlett & Crimson’. Anna’s previous roles include 10 years at BBC Worldwide, developing and executing the international licensing strategy for brands including ‘Tweenies’, ‘Fimbles’, ‘In The Night Garden’, ‘Doctor Who’, ‘Lonely Planet’ and ‘Top Gear’. She was also responsible for building the North American business which saw the launch of ‘Planet Earth/BBC Earth’, ‘Doctor Who’, ‘Charlie & Lola’ and ‘In The Night Garden’ in the region