Three Senior Consultants Join Maverick

Maverick Publishing Specialists Ltd., has announced the addition of three Senior Consultants to the company’s global network of industry specialists. The newest additions bolster Maverick’s services in the areas of business strategy, journal acquisition, society and association publishing, marketing, and international markets.

Gavin Jamieson, Senior Associate
Gavin Jamieson has over 30 years’ experience working in the publishing industry, primarily in the academic and STM sectors. He has held a variety of senior management roles, including Journals and Electronic Publisher with Greenwich Medical Media, Commissioning Editor for books and journals at Cambridge University Press and Hodder Education. Before joining up with Maverick, and establishing his own consultancy company, Mr. Jamieson was Senior Commissioning Editor with the Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE Publishing). He has been an invited guest speaker on STM publishing at University College London, University of Strathclyde and Edinburgh Napier University and is a Director of the annual Cuckfield Book Festival.

Ken Heideman, Senior Associate
Ken Heideman served as Director of Publications at the American Meteorological Society (AMS) for over 20 years, where he managed a large team responsible for the publication of 11 scholarly, peer-reviewed journals. He also supervised all aspects of the AMS Book Program. In addition, he was Senior Editor of the Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, the society’s flagship magazine. Mr. Heideman became a liaison from AMS to the greater publishing community, primarily via his involvement with the Council of Science Editors (CSE), an international membership organization for publishing professionals. Prior to being elected President of CSE, he served the organization as an executive board member, instructor, and regular columnist in the quarterly journal Science Editor.

Rachel Middlewick, Affiliate Senior Associate
Rachel Middlewick has worked in publishing since 2000. After initially specialising in subscriptions marketing and international trade marketing at Haymarket Media Group, she moved into central publishing roles, eventually running a portfolio of B2C and B2B brands. She also spent 10 years in content marketing running and retaining high value accounts and delivering multimedia content strategies. Ms. Middlewick has recently served as Chief Commercial Officer at PA Media and is currently working as a consultant to a project supporting the largest East African news media publisher.