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Diane Banks

Founder & Chief Executive

Diane worked in the publishing industry for twenty years, at Penguin and Hodder & Stoughton and then as a literary agent before founding Northbank in 2018.

She is a non-executive director of the independent think tank Bright Blue, sits on the development board of the Ovalhouse Theatre, which commissions new work in response to today’s social and political issues, and serves as an ambassador for the ex-offender charity Tempus Novo, helping to increase the employment rate amongst former prisoners. She served a three-year term on the committee of the Association of Authors’ Agents.