Allan provides unparalleled expertise in the areas of publishing transformation, technology and systems management to iMedia’s offering. He brings a proactive approach to implementing change and a commitment to developing industry standards.
He began his publishing career in Australia in 1971 and in his early years he won several journalism awards. From 1987 to 2005, Allan worked with Associated Newspapers Limited (U.K.), where he is credited with helping position the organization as a global market leader within the newspaper-publishing sector through his dynamic vision. He was a member of the ANL Board for almost 12 years and was Chief Operations and Technology director for Group till his departure in 2005.Allan is the founding chairman of Ifra's Advisory Council and is a graduate of the Harvard Business School Program for Management Development.
Patrick is a corporate finance specialist and brings extensive consulting experience with business development, mergers and acquisitions to iMedia’s offering. He is a qualified chartered accountant.
He is the former Group financial manager of Associated Newspapers in London and Euromoney magazine.