Mike Halls, editor in chief
Mike, a former journalist with the UK newspaper the Financial Times, has been involved in journalism, publishing and print for three decades. “I’m particularly fond of writing about the energy storage industry,” he says. “It’s an unusual mixture of being fast-paced but slow to change.”
Karen Hampton, publisher
In her years of working within the energy storage business Karen has become a well-known figure at conferences. “My job,” she says, “is to get the maximum benefit for our advertisers to make sure their name and brand is out there, while maintaining the integrity, fairness and excellence our publications are renowned for.”
John Shepherd, sub editor
Veteran energy journalist John Shepherd joined the team of Batteries International at the start of February.
Shepherd, who has four decades of experience running print and digital news and business titles across Europe and Asia, has specialized in covering battery and energy storage for the past five years and the energy sector more generally for 20 years.
Jade Beevor, director sales & marketing
Jade’s our drama queen. She has been with ESJ since April 2015. She knows how to help companies drive their businesses forward by identifying the most effective marketing opportunities for print and digital platforms. She’s never happier than when she’s tailoring bespoke packages to help businesses grow.
Antony Parselle, page designer
Better known in the office as ‘Ant’ he’s been working in magazine design and layout since the early 1990s. Not so good on showing his best side however!