He began his journalistic career at Euromoney, the financial publisher, where he became editor of Corporate Finance magazine. His next job was as features writer for International Management magazine, after which he joined the BBC, where he worked as a researcher for The Money Programme. He was head of media relations for The Industrial Society, a training and leadership development organisation, for three years, prior to returning to journalism as features editor for Management Today magazine.
After a year on a fledgling management web site, FTdynamo.com, in 2001, he worked as a freelance management writer for several years, before becoming the Financial Times’ management columnist in early 2006. He wrote that column for over four years before joining Edelman in August 2010 as its new director of strategy.
He was recently appointed Visiting Professor of Management Practice at Cass Business School.