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Meet the Team

The team behind Recombu provide you with the latest news and reviews covering everything from mobile, digital and cars. Since we launched as an indepedent mobile publication in 2009, we have grown steadily and are now in the process of increasing our scope by covering digital and cars. You can find out more about the team behind Recombu below.

Editorial

Rory Reid

Rory Reid

Editor-in-Chief

Rory Reid is an award-winning motoring journalist and TV presenter of Gadget Geeks on Sky 1. Rory carries at least two mobile phones with him at all times, is constantly breaking things and loves the smell of burning clutches in the morning.

Chris Barraclough

Chris Barraclough

Mobile Editor

A lover of all things shiny, Chris has worked with mobile tech for many years, previously at Future Publishing, and can be seen wielding a new phone every week. When he's not writing about gadgets, he's an award-winning crime author, making up horrifically violent gangster stories for your Kindle. He also likes to ruin his weekends by supporting Sunderland FC.

Alex Lane

Alex Lane

Creative Brand Solutions Editor

Alex cut his journalism teeth writing for local newspapers, before getting stuck into consumer technology with a 12-year stint writing and editing What Satellite & Digital TV magazine. When he’s not trying to make space on his Sky+, Alex is often dreaming of more road trips to places without roads. Favourite cuppa: Early Grey with vanilla.

Tom Newton

Thomas Newton

Staff writer

Thomas Newton is an in-house staff writer for Recombu.com, a self-styled Android fanatic and is generally obsessed with all things mobile. While he doesn't quite share Andrew Lim's enthusiam for dim sum, he is partial to a mean phal from time to time.

Alex Todd

Alex Todd

Staff Writer

In the midst of studying a design degree at university, Alex spent his spare time running a video game podcast and blog, this paired with his passion for mobile helped propel him into the world of mobile tech journalism.

Recombu Team

Jamie Harwood

Jamie Harwood

Managing director

Jamie Harwood is the founder and managing director of UK Web Media, the online marketing specialists who run Recombu's consumer operations. Jamie is renowned as a serial entrepreneur and was featured in the Sunday Times Rich List for under 30s in 2008.

Mark Frost

Mark Frost

Partnerships Director

Mark heads up Recombu's partner network which spans across mobile, digital and cars. Mark has been working within digital marketing for over 4 years, 3 of which were spent at leading UK affiliate network. When he’s not creating new partnerships, Mark enjoys the odd round of golf (weather permitting).

Abbie Allport

Abbie Miller

Account Director

Abbie manages Recombu's commercial partnership accounts. Coming from a marketing agency background she is key to building solid client relationships and keeping everything flowing smoothly. Abbie is never far from her 2 favourite things... her trusty iPhone, and a cheeseboard.

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