The Team

Iain Millar

Iain Millar

Iain Millar is an award-winning book marketer and one of the UK's most successful ebook publishers. Authors he has worked with or on include Stieg Larsson, Peter May, Hilary Boyd and Alice Peterson. Iain is one of Canelo's co-founders and the Managing Director.

@iainmillar18

Louise Cullen

Louise Cullen

Louise Cullen is an editor with a background in commercial fiction. She has worked with authors including Cesca Major, Sanjida Kay, Carrie Elks and Michael Ridpath. At Canelo she is seeking women's fiction, crime/thriller and psychological suspense. Louise is Canelo’s Editorial Director.

@LouiseECullen

Michael Bhaskar

Michael Bhaskar

Michael Bhaskar has worked on many acclaimed ebook, app and web projects including the app 80 Days and the series Ideas in Profile. He is also the author of The Content Machine and Curation: The power of selection in a world of excess. Michael is one of Canelo's co-founders and the Publishing Director.

@michaelbhaskar

Nick Barreto

Nick Barreto

Nick Barreto works where books and technology intersect. He’s managed and built apps, is as an expert on ebook formats, metadata and workflows. He is committed to automating all the repetitive tasks to free up more time for the work that matters. Nick is one of Canelo's co-founders and the Technology Director.

@nickbarreto

Francesca Riccardi

Francesca Riccardi

Francesca Riccardi has worked in digital publishing for ten years, starting off in the charity sector and moving in to trade in 2011. She has worked with authors including Holly Seddon, M. C. Beaton, Patrick Flanery and Cheryl Strayed and was a Bookseller Rising Star in 2017 for her work in digital sales. Francesca is Canelo's Head of Sales.

@franbooks

Ellie Pilcher

Ellie Pilcher

Ellie Pilcher has a background in blogging and social media, both personally and within publishing, and has experience working in multiple roles across the publishing industry. Ellie is Canelo’s Marketing & Publicity Executive. 

@ElliePilcher95

Hannah Todd

Hannah Todd

Hannah Todd is an assistant editor with a background in digital publishing. Besides previously working at Bookouture, she is also the founder and editor for a young adult mental health charity. Hannah is Canelo’s Assistant Editor. 

@palindrometodd

Amandeep Singh

Amandeep Singh

Amandeep Singh previously worked as a French and Italian bookseller and staffer for Five Dials Literary Magazine.  She has experience in digital magazine publishing, book marketing, and social media management.  Amandeep is Canelo's Publishing Assistant.  

@amandeepksingh7

Laurel Sills

Laurel Sills

Laurel Sills is an editor with a background in genre and contemporary commercial fiction in both digital and print publishing. A Bookseller 2017 Rising Star. She was a co-founder and editor of the award winning Holdfast Magazine.

@laurelsills