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Karina Urquhart

Executive Director

Book Industry Communication

Karina Urquhart is the Executive Director of BIC ( and has held this position since February 2012. She has been instrumental in the restructure and re-invigoration of BIC which has seen the creation of an agile members organisation focused on driving and delivering meaningful change and education across all sectors of the UK book industry. In terms of experience, Karina has worked in the book industry for 28 years including 5 years with Dorling Kindersley followed by 12 years at Penguin UK where she held several supply chain and operational roles, latterly as the Digital & Data Supply Chain Manager. She has a wealth of operational and data experience in both the physical and digital supply chains and other previous roles have included customer operations, metadata, stock management and international sales/rights.


Moving pieces: Industry initiatives you don’t want to miss

March 31, 1-2 p.m. ET | Free

Join industry colleagues for an essential speed round of notable projects, initiatives, success stories, and experiments that originated over the past year. Catch up, stay informed, and learn what’s next.

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