Top Influencers: 17 UK Editor in Chief’s To Follow in 2022

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Editor in Chief play a crucial role in any startup. It takes an extraordinary person to fulfil the Editor in Chief role. We have selected these Editor in Chief’s for this list as they are inspiring for a variety of reasons – whether that’s pushing boundaries, creating groundbreaking products, or doing their bit to save the world.

Our analysts did their best to select be best, and most innovative Editor in Chief’s. The list is in no particular order!

Ali Paterson

Editor in Chief @ Fintech Finance

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Ali Paterson is a head production and editorial for “Fintech Finance” Video Channel and Magazine, as well as host the episodes, which means he gets to interview some of the best and brightest representatives across the financial services landscape and attend some damn cool events. Learn more about Ali Paterson on Crunchbase…

Fintech Finance works with prominent executives in the industry to produce cutting edge and exciting video and online content. Read more aboutFintech Finance on Crunchbase…

Tyler Brule

Editor in Chief & Chairman @ Monocle

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Tyler Brûlé is widely considered one of the most influential media innovators of his generation. Brûlé launched Monocle in 2007 and since its inception the brand has grown into a unique global media entity that successfully combines print, web, retail and broadcast (film and radio) components. Brûlé was born in Canada and moved to the UK to pursue a career as a foreign correspondent. He worked as a reporter for the BBC, before turning to print journalism where he wrote for The Independent, Stern, The Sunday Times, The Observer and Vanity Fair. In 1996 Brûlé launched Wallpaper, a title that became a publishing phenomenon when it brought together the worlds of design, architecture, fashion, food and travel in one title for the first time, and went on to sell in over 50 countries. The magazine won numerous awards for its design, international relevance and use of typography, and in 2001 Brûlé became the youngest ever recipient of the British Society of Magazine Editors Lifetime Achievement Award. In May 2002 Brûlé sold his stake in Wallpaper to focus on developing Winkreative, the full- service branding and design agency he set up in 1998. This award-winning business is distinguished by its international focus, editorial authority and global reach. Clients include: Lexus, Louis Vuitton, Mackintosh, Porter Airlines, Swiss International Air Lines, Hermès, The Government of Thailand, Le Méridien Hotels & Resorts, Grosvenor, Wimbledon and American Express. Monocle has become the second ground-breaking publication of Brûlé’s career. It is a monthly international briefing on current affairs, business, culture and design read by over 80,000 paying readers across the globe, with an additional one million people tuning into its radio service, Monocle24, every month. Monocle, which is published 10 times a year, is distributed in over 65 markets and its reach includes a network of over 30 correspondents, seven bureaux and an expanding mix of video and audio programming. It also has two dedicated seasonal publications per year: The Forecast and The Escapist. Monocle has also teamed up with publishers Gestalten to launch the Monocle Travel Guides series, as well The Monocle Guide to Cosy Homes and How to Build a Nation. At the same time, Monocle has freestanding shops in London, Hong Kong, Tokyo, New York, Toronto and Singapore while also selling its wares on e-commerce site, Monocle launched its first cafe in Tokyo in October 2011, a second cafe in London in April 2013, and a ‘coffee bar’ in the new Singapore shop and bureau in December 2014. Brûlé launched an audio service, Monocle 24, in October 2011. It brings listeners a 24-hour mix of fresh conversation, the best of culture, business and design – and is hosted by Brûlé and the Monocle editorial team from its London studios. In 2011, Brûlé was awarded Ad Age’s ‘Editor of the Year’ trophy, and unprecedented award for an international editor. In 2012 Monocle was named ‘Best brand for living the good life’ in Ad Week’s annual ‘Hot List’. Brûlé is also a regular columnist for the Financial Times, and is a regular speaker on topics ranging from media to urbanism to international affairs. He is a Canadian and British citizen. Learn more about Tyler Brule on Crunchbase…

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Harry Foges

Editor in Chief @ BT Global Services

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Harry has been working in digital publishing for more than 15 years, holding roles at ITV Football, AOL and Orange prior to joining BT in 2012. Learn more about Harry Foges on Crunchbase…

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David Dungay

Editor In Chief @ UC Today

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UC Today is a leading online publisher of news, reviews and opinion for the Unified Communications industry. Read more aboutUC Today on Crunchbase…

Ben Hanson

Editor In Chief @ The Interline

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The Interline is an online publication that focuses on fashion and retail technology. Read more aboutThe Interline on Crunchbase…

Ben Stevens

Editor In Chief @ Charged Retail

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Charged Retail focuses on technological developments in evolving in the retail industry. Read more aboutCharged Retail on Crunchbase…

Ian Jindal

Editor in Chief and Co-Founder @ Internet Retailing

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Ian creates and transforms digital businesses in retail and publishing. Ian works to create sizeable and demanding businesses from initial idea, or to effect a step-change within complex, multi-stakeholder enterprises: working with the board and either directly leading teams or mentoring senior internal leaders. Ian has been responsible for P&Ls from £5m to £400m within organisations of up to £3.3bn turnover. Since 1991 Ian has operated at Board level, either as director, CEO or investor. Ian now works as an executive (leading business transformation at Board level), non-executive (working with Board and CEOs to build businesses) and investor (founding and growing early-stage companies). Consulting clients include House of Fraser, Austin Reed, Reiss, Couturelab, Otto UK, The British Council, IPC Media, Westfield Shopping Towns, David Morris and British Airways. With Econsultancy Ian has advised clients including Lloyds TSB, TUI/Thomson Travel and New Look. Ian is committed to skills and peer development within industry sector. Ian founded InternetRetailing (with Mark Pigou), the European eCommerce Forum (with Joris Beckers), the UK’s first Masters (MSc) in Internet Retailing (with, accredited by Manchester Metropolitan University) and (our new title covering the role of mobile in multichannel retail). 2010 sees the launch of InternetRetailing in France and Germany ( Ian also contributes to the Masters in Digital Marketing. Ian is a regular keynote speaker and conference chair, providing insight and stimulus on ecommerce, the attention economy, open standards and data, future developments and today’s demanding digital customers. Recent engagements include Econsultancy (Digital Shorts, Future of Digital Marketing) Adobe/Scene 7, Bazaarvoice, Sky, London College of Fashion, the International Association of Department Stores, the Danish eCommerce Association (FDIH), BBDO University, the Gottlieb Duttweiler Institute in Zurich and Google UK. [Speaking archive]. Ian’s skills encompass technology (Chartered IT Professional, Chartered Fellow of the British Computer Society), marketing, commerce and finance (Chartered Accountant) and business-wide innovation. Previously he was Group E-commerce Director for Littlewoods Shop Direct Group where he grew online revenues to £400m per annum. Before that Ian was Head of Online Operations at the BBC, establishing the team that built over 400 BBC websites. Ian was also Business Development Director for Thomson Science & Professional, was a non-executive Director of Business Link for London, and founder of the European eCommerce Forum. Learn more about Ian Jindal on Crunchbase…

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Eleanor Mills

Founder and Editor in Chief @ Noon

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Noon empowers women in midlife, celebrating midlife and beyond as an age of opportunity for women. Read more aboutNoon on Crunchbase…

Thorold Barker

Editor in Chief Europe, Middle East and Africa @ The Wall Street Journal

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Ashiq Nazir

Editor in chief @ TizenExperts

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Ash (thats the abbreviation for Ashiq) found his way to the Tizen OS from the Maemo & MeeGo OS / Community. Has a Network engineer / Infrastructure background, but it was the power and versatility of a True Linux based Operating Systems like the Maemo OS in the Nokia N900 that caught his attention. The MeeGo Developer Conference in Dublin 2010 was the thing that got him hooked. Open Source and Community was the way forward. Meego transformed to Tizen and here was are today! He has a passion for collaboration and covering everything to do with Tizen. Learn more about Ashiq Nazir on Crunchbase…

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Martin Veitch

Editor In Chief, CIO @ IDG Communications Australia

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Gavin Lumsden

Editor in chief @ Citywire

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Citywire provides news, information and insight for professional advisers and investors around the world. Read more aboutCitywire on Crunchbase…

Matt Turner

Co-Editor in Chief, Business @ INSIDER

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Dan Grabham

Editor In Chief @ Kelsey Media

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Kelsey Media is the independently owned publisher has rapidly grown from a traditional print publisher into a pioneering media network. Read more aboutKelsey Media on Crunchbase…

David Tovey

Editor in Chief @ The Cochrane Collaboration

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Rory Reid

Editor in Chief @ Recombu

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Recombu is an online platform that features news and reviews on mobiles, motors, and digital home services. Read more aboutRecombu on Crunchbase…

Bryan Glick

Editor in chief, Computer Weekly @ TechTarget

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Editor in chief at TechTarget. Learn more about Bryan Glick on Crunchbase…

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