Meet the Money Marketing team
Since launch in 1985, Money Marketing has been the number one weekly newspaper for the independent financial adviser with the most respected journalists in the business. MM's multi-award winning team of reporters work across our weekly newspaper and daily website, offering an unrivalled news service alongside in-depth analysis and comment on market issues.
Recent industry awards:
Santander personal finance trade/professional website of the year: 2012, 2013
Headlinemoney personal finance trade publication of the year: 2003, 2004, 2005, 2007, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013 and 2014
Headlinemoney best use of social media: 2012, 2013 and 2014
Bradford & Bingley/Santander personal finance trade/professional publication of the year: 2006, 2007, 2010, 2011 and 2013
Santander personal finance best use of social media: 2013
ABI trade publication of the year: 2001, 2002, 2004, 2005 and 2008
Natalie joined Money Marketing in June 2010 to cover protection, wraps and platforms, and technology, before moving to cover regulation and protection. She was previously senior reporter at Mortgage Strategy, after joining as reporter in 2008. Natalie won the Headlinemoney trade protection journalist of the year award for 2011, the Headlinemoney trade rising star of the year award for 2011, and the Protection Review protection journalist of the year award for 2011.
Head of News
Tom joined Money Marketing in October 2010 as pensions reporter and is now Deputy Head of News. After completing an economics degree at the University of Newcastle, Tom joined institutional pensions magazine Professional Pensions in September 2009 as a senior correspondent. Tom won the Headlinemoney trade pensions journalist of the year award for 2011 and has been nominated for the Society of Pension Consultants trade journalist of the year 2011.
Michael joined Money Marketing in September 2013 having spent just over a year with start-up title InvestorCircle, a peer networking group and magazine targeted at asset owners including pension funds, insurance funds, charities and endowments. He has also contributed to a range of publications, including hedge funds title COOConnect. He graduated in 2010 from the University of Leeds with a BA in English Literature and completed a postgraduate diploma in journalism with the Periodicals Training Council.
Devraj Ray covers the mortgage patch across Mortgage Strategy and Money Marketing. Prior to joining the team he worked in the advertising department for The Engineer magazine, also part of the Centaur Media portfolio. Devraj studied Economics at the University of Leicester.
Paul Thomas joined Money Marketing in January 2010 as its mortgage reporter, shortly after completing a postgraduate qualification in journalism. He won Headlinemoney trade mortgage journalist of the year in 2012 and 2013 and is currently the deputy associate editor of Money Marketing's sister title, Mortgage Strategy.
Tessa joined Money Marketing in October 2013 to cover regulation. She was previously deputy editor at Health Insurance Daily, and has also worked as a reporter at Mortgage Strategy. Tessa won the Headlinemoney trade rising star of the year award for 2012, the Headlinemoney trade health and lifestyle protection journalist of the year award for 2013, and the Protection Review protection journalist of the year award for 2013.
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Amanda Newman Smith became features writer at Money Marketing in August 2013. She initially joined Money Marketing in June 2000 to cover new products and started her career as a local newspaper journalist in London. She has also written features for The Daily and Sunday Express.
Head of Investment News
Gary Jackson joined Fundweb in March 2011 and is now Head of Investment News. Prior to this, he spent three years at online news agency Adfero, where he covered finance, economics, politics, business and literature. Gary studied a undergraduate degree in journalism at Staffordshire University.
Deputy Head of Investment News
Sam Macdonald joined Money Marketing in February 2011 as wraps, platforms and distribution reporter and is now Deputy Head of Investment News. He previously worked for the Cumberland News in Carlisle and Lifestyle magazine Vibe, based in Middlesbrough.
Pamela joined Fundweb as an investment reporter following a short internship at the end of 2012. After working in London for several months, she relocated to cover investment news in Scotland and now works between Edinburgh and London. Pamela has a BA in English Literature and a Masters degree in Publishing.
Jon joined Money Marketing and Fundweb in March 2013 as investment reporter. Prior to this, Jon started his career in 2010 at Pageant Media working as staff writer across a range of titles including Captive Review, eGaming Review and HFMWeek.
Michael joined Fundweb and Money Marketing as investment reporter in October 2013. He spent several years as a business reporter in New Zealand for Australasian news company Fairfax Media, most recently at The Christchurch Press. He covered mining, construction, wine and small business for the newspaper and its website.