David Bennett is a shareholder and Chairman Emeritus of the Transatlantic Agency. He worked in both trade and educational publishing in the UK as well as sponsored commercial publishing before moving to Canada in 1980. Based in Toronto, he pursued a writing career for twelve years before starting the Transatlantic Agency with Lynn Bennett in 1992. He developed a client list of talented children’s writers and illustrators whose works he sold into the United Kingdom, the United States, Scandinavia and Canada. He is now retired from active agenting and is focused on the corporate side of the business.