Martin Casimir


Tel: 07717 787780


Martin has working in publishing for over thirty years in both the Professional and Educational sector. His career has included senior management roles with Lexis Nexis, CCH, Bloomsbury and more recently as Managing Director for Maths-No Problem!. Martin also sits on the Board of the IPG and was its Chair from 2019-2021. In addition to his role as Chair of CIPS, he works as a Non-Executive Director for a number of publishers.

Lee Morgan

Sales Director Compass

Tel: 07901 916158


Lee began his career in 1992 as a bookseller at Heffers in Cambridge before becoming a sales representative with Routledge. In 1999, he moved to Sage as UK and International Sales Manager with responsibility for all global markets and sales activities excluding the US. Lee joined Compass Academic as Head of Sales when it was first created in 2004. When not working Lee enjoys time with his family and supporting his beloved Manchester United.

Joanne Macleod

Finance Director

Tel: 0131 655 1520


Joanne Macleod joined Compass Academic in 2010, becoming Finance Director of Compass Independent Publishing Services in 2013. Joanne trained with KPMG and then moved into in the property sector. She is also the Financial Director of Birlinn Ltd and is the current chairperson of Scottish Booksource Ltd. In her free time, she enjoys watching her two boys play football, is a keen runner and loves reading.

Alan Leitch

Non-Executive Director


Alan has worked in the UK academic book trade for over forty years and is a high profile and highly-respected figure within the industry. His career has included senior management roles in both bookselling and publishing sales with Blackwell’s, Dundee University Press, Hammicks, John Smith’s, and Routledge, giving him a unique experience of the academic market and a wide network of professional contacts.

Hugh Andrew

Non-Executive Director


Hugh is one of the founder members of Compass. He started his career with James Thin, moved on to manage a branch of Hatchards and then set up a freelance sales agency (Seol Ltd) in Scotland in 1990. Hugh also runs the highly regarded independent publishing house, Birlinn Ltd, which includes the fiction and poetry imprint Polygon, Arena Sport and Nicolson Maps. Birlinn recently won the Saltire Society Publisher of the Year.

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