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Extensive experience of media sector, technology, business analysis and strategy.
Contributor to major debates through articles in national press and public speaking (See Publications).
|Strong combination of business knowledge, editorial experience, technology grounding and strategic acumen.|
20+ years in Technology sector since graduating from University of London (King's College) in 1985.
19 years experience in newspapers and media sector, Financial Times, Euromoney, Pearson, consultancy roles + numerous publications.
Extensive editorial experience as a writer and journalist.
Chartered Engineer since 1994.
BSc(Eng), MA and PgD in Management (including training at Harvard Business School).
Currently, head of the project management function at Euromoney Institutional Investor plc - 100+ business titles and 140+ web sites.
Career at Financial Times included:
|Director of Technology Strategy (author of "Tomorrow's News", a book distributed widely within the FT, and of numerous strategic papers)|
|Programme Director of FT's multi-million pound project to integrate print and on-line publishing and enabling more localised international editions facilitating greater flexibility in advertising sales and other business benefits. Personally responsible for budget, business case, selection process, representation to FT board, and commercial negotiations.|
|Line Management experience as IT Development Manager for 5 years|
|Software Engineering - design and development of FT's first page publishing system, and many other projects (Examples: automated page rules package; automation of edition changes; encoding of pages for transmission to print sites; and election results system); in addition to:|
|Editorial Experience - Articles published in FT and elsewhere since 1994.|
Excellent network of contacts across media and technology sectors.
Languages (in addition to English): fluent French and reasonably good Spanish.