Insight & Perspective works closely with authors, teaching consultants, and reviewers to ensure that Insight & Perspective materials are indispensable resources for teachers and students alike.

The company is located in the Cotswolds with a foot in the West Midlands and another in the South West, so is ideally situated to access and enjoy rural and urban environments.

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Linden Harris
Managing Director

Linden has spent her career in educational and research publishing. Prior to founding Insight & Perspective, Linden held senior leadership positions in educational and academic publishing organizations including Deputy Managing Director Global Education at Cambridge University Press, Managing Director at Nelson Thornes, Director of Publishing at Gale-Cengage Learning EMEA, and Managing Director Secondary & elearning at Harcourt Education.

Aside from her role as Managing Director and her editorial responsibilities, Linden is a consultant to EdTech and educational publishing organizations across the commercial and not for profit sectors. She specialises in helping organizations transition successfully from print to digital and launch new blended and digital products, services, and business models.

Linden has an MPhil in International Relations, a BSc Econ, and DMS. She is a member of the Geographical Association , Scottish Association of Geography Teachers, and the Royal Scottish Geographical Society.


Richard Genn

Environmental Science for AQA A level – Approved by AQA
Richard Genn has been teaching Environmental Science since 1981 at FE and Sixth Form colleges in Staffordshire and Hampshire. He also has examining experience and has worked with awarding bodies in the preparation of teaching resources.

In 2010 he became co-founder of a sustainable development charity, Kenya 2020. This works in the small rural community of Alara in Western Kenya, with the aim of increasing self-reliance and sustainability through projects in agriculture, forestry, water resources, education, and health care.

Richard also manages a woodland nature reserve, with the help of students, family, and friends. They are working on eight hectares of neglected coppiced hazel and oak woodland to increase its wildlife value, particularly for the Hazel Dormouse, Willow Tits, and woodland wildflowers.

Andy Owen

Fieldwork in Action series – Endorsed by the Field Studies Council

Andy Owen is a full-time consultant, author, examiner, and assessment expert. With over 30 years in education Andy has worked as an assessment and qualifications manager at a major UK exam board, Secondary Head of Department, teacher of geography, geology, and environmental science.

Andy is an experienced author and series editor and has written for all ages, primary, secondary, post-16, for students, and teachers. He provides consulting advice and professional development training to a range of organisations and educators.

Andy has a PGCE in Geography and a BSc in Geography & Geology from Keele University.

Wooden Ark

The Wooden Ark Ltd is a creative design studio, specialising in book publishing with clients both in the UK and abroad. Most of its work is produced within the educational market, although it increasingly works with e-products and trade publishers. It is located in the delightful seaside town of Scarborough, North Yorkshire. With its beautiful beaches, harbour, and castle it makes the ideal place to work and be inspired. The team brings specialist geographical design, illustration, and mapping alongside a strong understanding of creating pedagogically led learning materials.

 

If you are interested in working with Insight & Perspective, whether as an author or as a reviewer, please get in touch.