About Us

With more than 70 cumulative years at the leading-edge of international publishing, we have developed titles across a broad spectrum of sectors, notably business-to-business and business-to-consumer.

Peter Leonard-Smith, publisher and former executive director of one of the world’s leading PLC publishing companies, has been instrumental in the launch of over 60 world-leading titles, major international exhibitions, regional newspapers and lifestyle magazines. He has advised blue-chip international corporations and given board-level advice on media, sales & marketing in the USA, EMEA & Asia.

Publishing Director, Pippa Sanderson BA (Hons), oversees all aspects of production, editorial content and design. She is an acclaimed and highly experienced magazine and books editor, and designer, and worked for leading English-language publishers in the Middle East. She also managed her own UK-based publishing company and has extensive commercial experience.

Features Editor, Gerald Heys MA, is an English-language expert and International Baccalaureate teacher. He is a published author in his own right and a specialist writer on culture, the arts and lifestyle.

Finance is managed by Katherine Baines BA (Hons) FCCA. Katherine has more than 20 years experience as a management accountant and she is a fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA).

WR, the Western Regional magazine is published by Western Regional Media Ltd, a subsidiary of International Business Press Ltd. Company registered in England No. 9244626. VAT Reg. 279222191. Registered office: 27 Old Gloucester Street, London WC1N 3AX.