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Meet The Team

BusinessCloud has big plans for the future.

Technology permeates every aspect of our lives and is now essential for companies seeking sustained growth.

BusinessCloud aims to demystify tech for a business audience – covering everything from the Internet of Things and Big Data to AI and the UK’s digital clusters.

The business produces a quarterly magazine, nationwide programme of events, weekly newsletter and website.

Chris Maguire
Chris
Maguire

Editor Chris Maguire is an award-winning journalist who served as editor of North West Business Insider after editing the Chorley and Leyland Guardian.

An accomplished public speaker, he only removes his tie on dress-down Fridays.

Jonathan Symcox
Jonathan
Symcox

Deputy editor Jonathan Symcox led production at Mirror Online after seven years working for Eurosport and Yahoo.

Outside work he prefers Commodore 64 games to the PlayStation 4.

Andrea Wolfendale
Andrea
Wolfendale

Andrea Wolfendale is our events director and was formerly in charge of Insider events nationwide before building Business Growth Hub's events programme.

Don’t be put off by her slender physique – she knows how to wield a kettlebell!

Katherine Lofthouse
Katherine
Lofthouse

Senior writer Katherine Lofthouse can be found digging into the stories that matter - and compiling our world-famous lists!

When spotted in the wild, she'll be in signature black and dousing food in vinegar.

BusinessCloud is co-owned by UKFast co-founder and CEO Lawrence Jones MBE, with the new business based out of its state-of-the-art Manchester campus. It is distributed nationally.

WHY NOT CONTACT THE TEAM?

Chris Maguire, editor: chris.maguire@businesscloud.co.uk; @editor_Maguire

Jonathan Symcox, deputy editor: jonathan.symcox@businesscloud.co.uk; @JonathanSymcox

Andrea Wolfendale, director of events: andrea@businesscloud.co.uk; 0161 215 7142

Katherine Lofthouse, senior writer: katherine.lofthouse@businesscloud.co.uk@krlofthouse