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Walker Books Group
Chief Global Development Officer
Helen leads a global team responsible for shaping key Walker Group properties in the development, exploitation, marketing, and sale of multiple rights and production of multiple formats. Formerly Deputy MD at BBC Worldwide, she joined Walker Books UK in 2006 as MD, setting up Walker Productions and bringing all licensing management in house before going on to head up the new Group Rights and Development Division which also includes the Walker and Candlewick Entertainment publishing lists.
What does it take to keep a classic character brand fresh and relevant for new audiences as when it was created more than a generation ago?
The IP Crowd
With media and retail worlds increasingly brand obsessed is the convergence of children’s publishing and television an inevitable and desirable necessity? And if so, who wins?