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Since our launch in 2010, Portfolio has been one of the fastest-growing business and personal development publishing operations in the UK and internationally. We work with the energy and agility of a start-up, backed by the expertise and reach of the world’s largest publishing group. We are fundamentally global in both thought and action, and maintain a strong focus on the entirety of our fast-expanding list. Whether it’s leadership, personal development, entrepreneurship, finance or innovation, Portfolio publishes the cutting edge of business thinking with attitude and impact. 


Martina O'Sullivan

Editorial Director Portfolio

I head up the Portfolio team publishing books from across the spectrum of business.  I’m particularly interested in economics, finance, entrepreneurship, disruptive business, management, strategy and business in Asia.

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Meet our Editors

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Daniel Crewe


As well as my Viking list, for Portfolio forthcoming titles include Robert Sutton’s “The A**hole Survival Guide” and I have published books by authors including Robert Cialdini, Marshall Goldsmith, John Kay and Mikael Krogerus & Roman Tschappeler.

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Lydia Yadi

Commisioning Editor

As Editor at Portfolio I commission personal development, female and narrative led business, and leadership. I’m also interested in innovation, creativity and well-being at work. My authors include Whitney Wolfe, General Stanley McChrystal, Sam Conniff Allende, Cal Newport and Tony Fernandes. 

Meet our Authors

From start-up bibles to game-changing ideas, Portfolio is the fast-growing home of the world’s best business authors and brands.

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Eric Ries is a Silicon Valley entrepreneur. With his New York Times bestseller The Lean Startup, Ries threw traditional thinking out of the window and pioneered the revolutionary ‘lean’ approach to business, now used by start-ups and multinational corporations around the world.


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Simon Sinek is an unshakeable optimist with the goal of helping everyone feel fulfilled by their work every day. In business, it doesn't matter what you do, it matters WHY you do it. Sinek’s first book Start With Why is a global bestseller, and his TED Talk on the same subject is the third most watched ever. His second book is the New York Times bestseller Leaders Eat Last.


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Seth Godin is a renowned public speaker, marketing revolutionary and author of the world’s most popular business blog. He is also the author of many bestselling business books including Permission Marketing, Unleashing the Ideavirus, Survival is Not Enough, Purple Cow, Free Prize Inside and Small is the New Big.


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Mrs Moneypenny’s weekly column in the Financial Times has been entertaining readers for 14 years. A former investment banker who now owns her own business, Mrs Moneypenny advocates hard work, delegation, self-promotion and financial literacy as the key skills of successful women. Her books include Mrs Moneypenny’s Careers Advice for Ambitious Women and Mrs Moneypenny’s Financial Advice for Independent Women.


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Josh Kaufman researches business, entrepreneurship and behavioural psychology to help people learn how to make more money, get more done, and have more fun. His first book, The Personal MBA, is an international bestseller. His second book, The First 20 Hours, helps you pick up any skill in record time ... and have much more fun along the way.