We connect ideas and stories with audiences via first-class talent representation, fostering critical and commercial success for our clients and their work

Diane Banks

Founder & Chief Executive

Diane founded Northbank in 2018, launching Northbank Speakers in 2019 and Northbank Creators in 2021. Prior to founding Northbank, she worked in the book publishing industry for twenty years, at Penguin and Hodder & Stoughton and then as a literary agent.

She is a non-executive director of the Westminster think tank Bright Blue, an ambassador for the ex-offender charity Tempus Novo, helping to increase the employment rate amongst former prisoners; an advisor to The Entrepreneurs’ Network, the UK’s leading think tank in producing cutting-edge research into the best policies to support entrepreneurship, and an advisor to The Five Foundation, the global partnership to end FGM and rebuild lives through economic empowerment.