Our Authors, Editors and Contributors

Meet the people behind Tech Advisor. Our team of dedicated staff and contributors strives to bring you up-to-the-minute news, reviews, step-by-step tutorials and buying advice regarding Apple's Macs, iPads, iPhones and other devices.

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  • Martyn Casserly

    Martyn Casserly

    Martyn Casserly is a freelance journalist who writes regularly for Tech Advisor and Macworld. He's also written for Wired, Stuff, Web User, GamesTM, Retro Gamer, along with many non-tech publications. When not hunched over a laptop in a manner that would make an osteopath weep, he dabbles in creating music, podcasts and children. He can be found hosting a weekly retro-movie podcast at www.isawthatyearsago.com

  • Paul Monckton

    Paul Monckton

    Paul Monckton is a freelance journalist and regular contributor to Tech Advisor. He has been writing about technology since the early nineties and specialises in PCs, graphics cards, imaging technologies and photography.

  • Ashleigh Macro

    Ashleigh Macro

    Ashleigh is Ecommerce Editor at Tech Advisor and Macworld UK. She keeps readers up to date with the latest news, reviews, features and tutorials. She particularly enjoys spreading the gossip about upcoming Apple products and pondering over leaked parts. When she isn’t busy typing about tech, Ashleigh can be found with her head buried in a novel.

  • Lewis Painter

    Lewis Painter

    Lewis Painter is Games Editor at Tech Advisor and Macworld UK. Lewis has always had an interest in technology, and started writing about his favourite gadgets and phone accessories four years ago. He has a particular interest in the Internet of Things and 'smart' accessories.

  • Henry Burrell

    Henry Burrell

    Henry is Deputy Reviews Editor for Tech Advisor and Macworld UK with a BA in American Studies and a few years under his belt honing his digital know-how via tech PR. He diplomatically splits his devices between Apple and Android and writes product reviews and features, meddling with the latest phones, accessories and smartwatches. A keen guitarist and sports watcher, he spends chunks of the week trying to convince his colleagues to take an interest in football.

  • Rob Woodcock

    Rob Woodcock

    Rob Woodcock is Production Editor at IDG UK, looking after our print and digital editions of PC Advisor, Tech Advisor, Macworld, iPad & iPhone User and Android Advisor.

  • Dominic Preston

    Dominic Preston

    Dominic is Senior Staff Writer for Tech Advisor, Macworld, and Digital Arts, writing product reviews, features, and more across tech and gaming. He spends the rest of his time writing about games and films, and wondering why his philosophy degrees didn't prove more useful.

  • Mark Pickavance

    Mark Pickavance

    Over a varied career, Mark’s been a firearms trainer, commercial animator, software engineer and even an IT manager. And, since 1986 he’s also been a freelance writer on all things technological for the likes of MicroMart, PC Format, 3D World and many other publications. He’s recently made the transition from print to online writing and covers just about any technology that’s available to buy, and even a few that aren’t.

  • Clara Facchetti

    Clara Facchetti

    Clara is an aspiring journalist currently studying Digital Media at King's College London and interning at IDG UK. She enjoys writing about technology and sports, and when not working on an article or a paper, she can be found reading or watching tennis.

  • Nicol Natale

    Nicol Natale

    Nicol is an editorial intern at IDG UK.

  • Matt Egan

    Matt Egan

    Matt Egan is Editorial Director of IDG, publisher of Tech Advisor, having worked for the UK's best-read technology publication since 2003. IDG is the world's largest technology media, events and data company. A passionate technology fan who writes on subjects as diverse as smartphones, internet security, social media and Windows, in his spare time Matt enjoys playing football (badly) and singing in a band (also badly).

  • Simon Jary

    Simon Jary

    Simon is the publisher of Tech Advisor, and is also a contributing editor of Macworld – having edited Macworld for 10 years through Apple's darkest days to the triumphant return of Steve Jobs (with whom he shares initials and birthday, but is sadly allergic to apples). Simon covers all things Apple, home networking, educational apps, energy-saving gear and tips, mobile accessories, and kids technology with daughter @LexiJary.

  • Peter Thomas

    Peter Thomas

    Peter has been keeping an eye on the forums for the past ten years, juggling his online time with his other life as an IT consultant.

  • Jim Martin

    Jim Martin

    Jim is Editor of Tech Advisor and has been testing and reviewing products for almost 20 years. These days he covers smart home, drones, laptops, tablets, gadgets, Windows, iOS, dash cams and storage. Jim is also a petrolhead and connoisseur of fine beers.

  • Marie Black

    Marie Black

    Marie is Group Editor of Tech Advisor and Macworld UK, managing and leading the consumer editorial team. When she's not devising content strategy and analysing data she is a regular contributor of reviews, tips and tricks. Her speciality is Android, and what she doesn't know about phones and tablets isn't worth knowing.

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