General and sales enquiries

University College London (UCL)
Gower street
Tel: +44(0)20 7911 5565
Twitter: @IOE_Press

For booksellers: please continue to order books from Central Books or your local distributor. For queries contact Sally Sigmund, Sales Manager:

For current authors: UCL IOE Press books – please contact Pat Gordon-Smith, Commissioning Editor: Trentham Books – please contact Gillian Klein, Commissioning Editor:

For new authors: from 1 December 2018 new proposals will be considered for publication under the UCL Press imprint, in its open access model. Authors interested in discussing a new proposal should contact Pat Gordon-Smith:


Meet the team

Pat Gordon-Smith
Commissioning Editor
Tel: +44(0)7528 275646

After a short period as a secondary English teacher, Pat entered academic publishing in 1988. She has since commissioned and edited countless publications on subjects that range across the academy, and nursed many more through production. She spent six years as in-house editor at the British Association for Early Childhood Education and has an MA in Childhood Studies from the UCL Institute of Education.

SallySigmundSally Sigmund
Sales Manager
Tel: +44(0)20 7612 6388

Sally Sigmund leads on the marketing and sales of our IOE Press and Trentham titles. Sally enjoys spreading the news about our wonderful books to the outside world and is always keen to share our book news and make connections.  Sally completed a BA (Hons) in English Literature at Queen Mary College, University of London as a mature student and has spent the majority of her career working in the education sector.

margiecoughlinMargie Coughlin
Sales and Marketing Coordinator
Tel: +44(0)20 7911 5565

Margie Coughlin assists with marketing and sales on the team. She has recently graduated with a BA (Hons) degree in English and Comparative Literature at Goldsmiths, University of London. Having worked as a bookseller managing the largest range of fiction in Europe, and at publishers and literary agencies, Margie is keen to promote UCL IOE Press and Trentham Books titles.