Watkins & Co is Gareth Cadwallader's first novel. Gareth is the author of two plays, Cleopatra, which premiered at the King’s Head Theatre in London in 2014, and Madame Manet, which premiered in the Spring of 2015. Gareth's production company, DOX Productions Ltd, produced David Sington's films In The Shadow Of The Moon, which won the World Audience Award at the 2008 Sundance Film Festival, and Fear Of Thirteen, which premiered at the Sundance Festival in 2015. Gareth is deputy chairman of the board of governors at the University of West London. He is a partner in an investment company and serves on the board of several tech and media start-up companies.