Meet the team
Want to know who's behind BusinessZone.co.uk? Well here they are!
Chris Goodfellow, Editor
Christopher has seven years' experience as a business journalist. This started with a two year tenure as a reporter at Centaur Media, where he completed his NCTJ certification, and cut his teeth covering the staffing sector and HR issues. For the proceeding five years he worked on a freelance basis for a variety of titles including The Guardian, The Financial Times, The Independent, Vice and Business & Finance, whilst based in Dublin, Montreal, London and Bristol. He joined BusinessZone in January 2015.
Yiuwin Tsang, Publisher
Yiuwin originally joined Sift Media in 2009. After a brief foray into the print world, he returned in 2011 as commercial manager before becoming the publisher for the small business team. He has over seven years' experience in B2B marketing covering online, print and events. Outside of work he's an eclectic mix of trainee dad/recovering vinyl addict/mac-fanboy/realist NUFC supporter (Champions League here we come!)
Bertie Rogers, Commercial Manager
As commercial manager across BusinessZone.co.uk, UK Business Forums and The Pitch, Bertie works with companies targeting the SME market to create bespoke, integrated marketing campaigns.
Cloe Grimsey, Account Manager
Cloe joined Sift Media in January 2011 as a campaign manager and moved to account manager with the small business team in December 2014. She has five years' experience working within digital media and client management. Outside of the business she runs a Bristol lifestyle blog called It's Just Nice, spends far to much of her time and money on online shopping and is also a big Formula 1 and Lewis Hamilton fan.
Dan Izzard, Community Editor
Dan joined Sift Media in 2013 and works to engage and grow online communities across a number of sites including BusinessZone and UK Business Forums. Dan has a background in SEO, working with SMB owners across a range of products. Outside work, Dan is a keen blogger and digital mischief maker.
Jenny Ogden, Head of Digital Delivery
Jenny has been at Sift Media for more than eight years and currently manages the marketing and community teams across the Sift Media portfolio. Jenny has worked in the online industry for 10 years.
Kate Phelon, Project Manager
Kate was previously an advertising assistant for i-D Magazine, before becoming production manager. Kate joined Sift Media in December 2005 as content manager and now works across the online portfolio.
BusinessZone.co.uk and UK Business Forums (UKBF) provide editorial content and community interaction for over 483,000 visitors per month.
BusinessZone acts as the content channel, delivering up to the minute topical small business news, features and analysis, while UKBF is the UK's most active small business forum for community discussion and networking.
BusinessZone and UK Business Forums are proud organisers of The Pitch, Britain's biggest annual competition for small business.
Founded in 2008, The Pitch has support and investment worth thousands of pounds up for grabs.
In 2015, we are once again offer entrepreneurs the chance to network, learn and improve, including top class training at free-to-attend, invitation-only boot camps. Following the boot camps, shortlisted contestants will pitch for the prizes in front of hundreds of people at an advice-packed event in Bristol.
For more information and to apply, visit www.thepitch.uk
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