Let us introduce ourselves

We’re proud of the leadership team we’ve put together at GRV Media. Let us introduce you to the people who make us tick on a day to day basis.

 

Vic Daniels
Co-founder & Executive Chairman

Vic has worked in online publishing for almost 2 decades. He has enjoyed previous leadership roles in financial markets recruitment and the banking industry.

 

Graham Morris
Co-founder & CEO

Graham’s tech background has helped him survive relatively unscathed through nearly 2 decades in online publishing.

 

Robi Buckley
Co-founder & Senior Developer

Robi has over 12 years commercial web development experience and a keen eye for design. When not coding he can be often found at Goodison Park watching his beloved Everton.

 

Dan Coombs
Director, Global Head of Sports Content

Dan Coombs has worked for GRV Media since 2012 and has helped the business grow it’s audience considerably during this period, while managing a team of writers. He has interviewed high profile names including Stuart Pearce and his work has been cited in Javier Hernandez’s biography. In addition to football, Dan is a big fan of the NFL and NBA.

 

Liam Curtis
Director, Global Head of Entertainment, Gaming & Culture Content

Liam has covered everything from sport to health and fitness for brands such as Men’s Health and HITC. However, writing about the ridiculous antics of the Made in Chelsea crew is by far the most enjoyable.

 

Emma Parker
Social Media Director

Emma joined GRV Media as our Social Media Director. Emma head’s up the company’s expanding Social Media team, with a view to transform this aspect of GRV Media’s business. When she’s not working Emma enjoys travelling, reading and pretending to know what she’s doing in yoga classes

 

Sophie Lawler
Data and Reporting Manager

Sophie joined as a Video Operations analyst and stepped up to be our Interim Head of Operations before taking the role of Data and Reporting Manager. She actively supports her home town team Liverpool FC and enjoys listening to and playing along with her favourite bands

 

Sam Woods
Global Head of Gaming Content

Sam has been around the gaming scene for a few years now before settling at GRV Media. When he’s not working, he’ll likely be suffering through Ipswich Town matches.

 

Vincent Ralph
Senior Managing Editor

After graduating with a degree in English Literature, Vincent completed a NCTJ-accredited qualification in newspaper and magazine journalism in 2005.

 

Chris James
Head Of Sales

Passionate digital veteran with over 20 years experience in the online ad sales sector, building, leading and running sales teams Chelsea fan, keen road and mountain biker…proud dad.

 

Chris Jones
Lead Engineer at GRV Media

With nearly two decades of experience in online publishing and web development, Chris has been with GRV Media since the outset and leads our engineering team.

 

Matt Honey
COO

Matt is in his third decade of recruiting and has worked across a multitude of industry sectors. Building recruitment into a state-of-the-art function will enable GRV to meet its strategic goals. As Matt says, “nothing happens without the right people”

 

Martin Cooper
Group Editorial Lead

Martin Cooper is an industry veteran with a background in daily newspapers and trade magazines. He is a senior editor and writer at GRV and is involved with the Paid Writers’ Academy, The Focus and HITC.

 

Daniel Waldon
Head of client success management

Daniel has been a Manchester City fan his entire life, and is experienced in Corporate Communications and Customer Relationship Management. He’s also a big fan of the Seattle Seahawks in the NFL.

 

Paul Watson
Head of Digital Content Curation Development

Paul Watson has over 10 years’ experience of writing and editing online content and has been with GRV media since 2013.

 

John Verrall
Senior Content Specialist and Managing Editor

John has been with GRV Media for many years, starting out as a writer before taking on managerial roles at The Chelsea Chronicle and Arsenal Insider. He is an avid watcher of all sports and is a big Peterborough United fan.

 

Rachael Fiddis
Senior Editor and Head of Stakeholder Relations

When not editing or getting stuck into the latest gaming title, Rachael enjoys reading, playing the guitar and getting out into nature. With a number of years in games journalism under her belt, Rachael is looking forward to seeing where her career will take her.

 

Gary Jones
Deputy Global Head of Content, Gaming

Gary has worked for over ten years as a Journalist and is the Deputy Global Head of Content for Gaming on Dualshockers. He’s played video games all his life and is still rubbish at nearly all of them.

 

Lottie O’Neill
Head of Audience for Entertainment and Gaming

Lottie is passionate about news being accessible to everyone, and focuses on bringing audiences quality content that they enjoy. She loves the art of storytelling, whether that be news, movies or heavy hardback fiction.

 

Vicki Newman
Deputy Global Editor Content, Entertainment and Gaming

Vicki Newman was Assistant Showbiz Editor at the Daily Mirror, part of Reach PLC where she spent over 5 years, previously working as a Senior Celebrity Reporter and now joins us as Deputy Global Editor.