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The Walker Books Group
Chief Global Development Officer
Helen leads a global team responsible for shaping Walker Group properties and products in the development, exploitation, marketing, and sale of auxiliary media rights. 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.
Licensing out of the Box
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Put Your Money Where Your Mouth Is
The brilliant ‘Put Your Money Where Your Mouth Is’ session is back. Four pitchers present their ideas to a panel of industry executives, each ready to back their instincts and option the next big commercial kids’ property with hard cash.
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International Exchange: Focus on Funding
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