Michael Alcock is the Chairman of Johnson & Alcock.

He began his publishing career at Oxford University Press, and was publishing director at Macmillan, Aurum Press and Boxtree before founding his own literary agency in 1997.  This merged with John Johnson Authors’ Agents in 2003.

Michael's client list covers non-fiction mainly in the fields of history and biography, current affairs, food, health, lifestyle, the Arts and popular science.