Professional British publisher, media investor and business consultant.
Commercially launched For Him Magazine (FHM) creating the retail and commercial blueprint for the most successful men’s magazine in UK history.
Worked within the senior commercial team at Express Newspapers. The first 7-day commercial operation of its kind in the UK.
Launch Director at Salehurst Paper Plc, specialist paper broker to the UK and European magazine and newspaper industry. The company was eventually fully listed on the UK stock market with a market capitalisation of over £40m. Sold to venture capital investment.
Purchased the majority shareholding of Hand Media International in 2001.
Consultant to venture capital firms with media investments and consultant to a variety of different European businesses with media and publishing assets.
Member of Chatham House (Royal Institute of International Affairs).