Scala’s exceptional reputation in the book trade is thanks to our team of dedicated staff. Each department is united in the goal of creating flexibility for the client while maintaining an uncompromising dedication to the high standards that make us the publisher of choice in this competitive industry.

Jenny McKinley

Managing Director

Jenny has been MD for 7 years, with Scala for 20 and in illustrated book publishing for 30 years. She started her publishing career with Phaidon Press and went on to gain experience with several other art publishing companies. As MD for Scala, she has built the list of titles both geographically and thematically, expanding the company’s established reputation for high quality and expertise in publishing for the cultural and heritage world.

Jennifer Norman

Director of Publications

Jennifer has worked in international art book publishing for over 25 years. She began her career working in sales and marketing for Abrams, Flammarion and Merrell. She has been commissioning art and illustrated books worldwide for Scala as the Director of Publications since 2000. She has been the head of the US office and all US operations since opening the New York office at the beginning of 2003.

Claire Young

Senior Editor

Claire Young has 20 years experience in museum publishing, working at Tate Liverpool as Design and Print Officer (2000–5), and as Project Editor at the National Gallery, London (2005–18). She oversaw the production of exhibition catalogues, trade books and guides, as well as academic periodicals.

Neil Titman

Director of Business Development

Neil has worked in publishing for over 25 years, initially in Editorial and then in Business Development. For Scala he works on devising new publishing initiatives and is responsible for business across southern, central and eastern Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Latin America. He also works with clients in Higher Education in the UK and US. Neil has a PhD in French and Latin literature and speaks several European languages.

Tim Clarke

Director of Production and Operations

Tim has over 30 years of publishing experience, starting as an estimator at William Collins in 1987, and has been the Production Director at Scala since the beginning of 2004.

Beth Holmes

Project Editor

Beth joined Scala in 2021 and has previously worked for the British Museum’s Publishing department, RA Magazine and Yale University Press. She has edited numerous illustrated non-fiction publications and has also written about arts and culture for several organisations.