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 over four years ago. Though his day-to-day is focused on upcoming games, Lewis still dabbles in the world of tech, reviewing smartphones, audio accessories and other interesting gadgets.

  • Henry Burrell

    Henry Burrell

    Henry is Consumer Tech 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 Entertainment & Lifestyle Editor for Tech Advisor, Macworld and Digital Arts, covering smart home and streaming services along with phones, laptops, wearables, audio, and gaming - plus he's a regular fixture on the Tech Advisor YouTube channel.

  • 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.

  • Sean Bradley

    Sean Bradley

    Sean Bradley is Staff Writer at Tech Advisor and Macworld. With a huge passion for films and games, and keenly interested in PC hardware, eSports and cryptocurrencies, he can usually be found boring people about these subjects or playing his bass guitar.

  • Somrata Sarkar

    Somrata Sarkar

    Somrata is Staff Writer at Tech Advisor. She hails from Toronto, Canada, where she studied Professional Writing, Visual Culture and Communications before spending some time freelancing as a writer and designer before deciding to move to London in 2017. When she's not writing about tech deals, gadgets, or accessories, she likes to think about new and emerging technologies, well-planned visual design, the future of AI — or how to get away with singing loudly without annoying those around her.

  • Dominik Tomaszewski

    Dominik Tomaszewski

    Dominik Tomaszewski is Multimedia Editor at Tech Advisor, Macworld UK and Digital Arts, responsible for all original photography and video content on our websites and the Tech Advisor YouTube channel. Rarely found without a camera in his hands, Dominik ensures that when informing consumers we are able to show as well as tell.

  • Hannah Cowton

    Hannah Cowton

    Hannah Cowton is a Staff Writer at Tech Advisor and Macworld UK, writing news, features and reviews on general consumer tech, including entertainment and lifestyle. She’s also the creator of The London Geek, a geek culture and lifestyle blog. When she’s not scribbling, she can be found either trying to be funny doing improv comedy, or catching up on her latest Netflix binge (she has far too many).

  • Alex Walker-Todd

    Alex Walker-Todd

    Alex Walker-Todd is Consumer Tech Editor at Tech Advisor and Macworld UK. With over eight years under his belt, covering every smartphone, tablet and wearable worth shouting about, Alex lives and breathes tech. Alex’s background also includes plenty of video work; you’ll no doubt spot his bearded visage popping up on Tech Advisor’s YouTube channel from time to time.

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