Meet the team

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.”

E: mike@energystoragejournal.com

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.”

E: karen@energystoragejournal.com

Debbie Mason, editor

Having trained as a journalist after university back in the nineties, Debbie then spent a decade in China working for various media before coming back to the UK and joining the world of B2B journalism. She joined the Batteries International and Energy Storage Journal teams in 2016.

E: debbie@energystoragejournal.com

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.

E: jade@energystoragejournal.com

Claire Ronnie, office manager & subscriptions

Claire’s our unflappable person — she’s the go-to girl for subscriptions or account enquiries. Go ahead and challenge her!

E: admin@energystoragejournal.com

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!

E: aparselledesign@me.com