Tim Brooks *

Chairman, PPA Business

A journalist by training, Tim fell into publishing when he launched his own magazine business in 1985. Subsequently he served on the boards of Emap Business Communications, IPC Media, Time Inc South Pacific, and Guardian Media Group, before joining BMJ as CEO in October 2012. He has managed media properties as diverse as the Guardian, InStyle, and New Civil Engineer. Tim serves on the UK Cabinet Office Digital Advisory Board, and the British Library Advisory Council. He is chairman of NLA media access Ltd, the company that manages copyright licensing on behalf of UK national and regional newspapers and consumer magazines. He was Visiting Fellow in Strategy at London Business School, 2011-12.

* Member of PPA Executive Committee.