Our Family

Sophie Robinson

Chief Marketing Officer

Sophie Robinson

Chief Marketing Officer

Sam Bird

Executive Director, Family

Sam Bird

Executive Director, Family

Ash Qureshi

Head of Family (Creative)

Ash Qureshi

Head of Family (Creative)

Helping to grow the content partnerships offering across our brands.

Q: What is the favourite part of your job?

A: So many things, but ultimately love meeting new people and every day is never the same. 

Lisa Smosarski

Editor-in-Chief, Stylist

Lisa Smosarski

Editor-in-Chief, Stylist

The award-winning editor-in-chief of Stylist magazine, which she launched in 2009.

Q: If Stylist was a woman, who would she be?

A: 20% Caitlin Moran, 20% Alexa Chung, 20% Sheryl Sandberg and 20% me (nosy). The rest is Beyonce. Obviously. 

Joe Mackertich

Editor, ShortList

Joe Mackertich

Editor, ShortList

He has worked in both men’s and women’s magazines since 2007

Q: What have you learned from editing the magazine?

A: Never work with children, animals, celebrities, celebrity children, body language experts or professional wrestlers.

Mariam Ahmed

Events Director

Mariam Ahmed

Events Director

Founded ShortList Media’s event department, which currently produces over 50 events a year, including Stylist Live. Constantly seeking the undiscovered and unique. Loves the word meta.

Q: How many canapés should you serve per person?

A: Canapés? What do you think this is, Abigail’s Party?

Matt Phare

Creative Director

Matt Phare

Creative Director

Has overseen all design issues since the launch of the company and created the look of all our products.

Q: What’s your favourite colour?

A: 30c, 10m, 10y, 100k.

Sarah Crowley

Content Solutions Director

Sarah Crowley

Content Solutions Director

Working across all the female brands delivering media executions for our broad range of clients.

Q. What fuels your best ideas?

A. Barry’s Irish Classic Blend tea.

Callum Smith

Head of Creative Strategy

Callum Smith

Head of Creative Strategy

Anna Fielding

Associate Editor (Features), Stylist

Anna Fielding

Associate Editor (Features), Stylist

Has led the women’s email brand since its launch in 2011.

Q: How did you spend your lunch break?

A: Went out for a sandwich and a pair of tights, came back with a cyclamen and a sequined cape. 

Phil Hilton

Editorial Director

Phil Hilton

Editorial Director

Helped launch the company and led the creation of its brands. He oversees all content.

Q: what did you learn from the launch process?

A: when you work late, never order pizza on consecutive nights. 

Josh Williams

Editor, Mr Hyde

Josh Williams

Editor, Mr Hyde

Has formed an extensive network of bars and restaurants, he has worked on Mr Hyde since 2012.

Q: How many burgers do you eat a year?

A: I feel better when I don’t count.

Kat Poole

Editor, Emerald Street

Kat Poole

Editor, Emerald Street