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The Shed

Media Shed is a dynamic media sales agency providing a high-quality service to industry leading clients.

We have an unrivalled depth of expertise across B2B media sales agency and B2C selling online media, magazine, sponsorship and events to an engaged customer base, both direct and agency. We develop a deep understanding of clients and their industries and work seamlessly with in-house teams and other suppliers.

Our team has a mix of agency and publishing backgrounds. We have a proven track record of delivering innovation and advertising across our portfolio of clients. We are open, collaborative and conscientious in everything we do.

The Team

Managing Director
Ian CarterIan Carter

Ian Carter

Ian Carter started out as an agency planner / buyer with TMP, working with many of the UK’s most successful organisations. In ad sales since ’92, as an Ad Manager on Business and Consumer titles, Ian was MD of McMillan-Scott / Ten Alps from 2002-2009, during which period he transformed the business into a successful multimedia publishing agency. He has a Masters in Strategic Business Management (Westminster) and a Postgrad Diploma in Management Studies (Greenwich).

Likes: Vinyl, snowboarding, cycling, having fun with his kids, trying to be hip.

Dislikes: Ladders, earwigs and cucumber sandwiches.

Commercial Director
Tim PorterTim Porter

Tim Porter

Tim has over two decades experience driving growth across print, digital and events revenues in a broad range of industries including agriculture, healthcare, HR, construction and communications. In his role as Head of Sales at RELX Group, Tim took full commercial responsibility for brands including Farmers Weekly, Optician and Hairdressers Journal.

In a world full of complex language and even more complex sales strategy, Tim believes in a no-nonsense approach to driving sales performance. His pragmatic approach to selling delivers great results for both our customers and clients alike.

Likes: Catfish angling, Chelsea FC, Japanese cars and Rick Springfield

Dislikes: Morris Men, bananas, moths and hip hop

Accounts Manager
Kim SpiersKim Spiers

Kim Spiers

Kim is our Accounts Manager with extensive experience gained in Accountancy practice and the Events industry. Kim enjoys a good book, the countryside and a good gig.

Likes: Cuddles with her grand-dog Franco, Holidays with the hubby, going to gigs.

Dislikes: Peas (the Devil's food and root of all evil), Chelsea FC, Rude People.

Account Manager
Charlotte DyasonCharlotte Dyason

Charlotte Dyason

Charlotte is an experienced and consistently high achiever in the Media Shed team, also the social secretary and chief Christmas organiser.  Charlotte graduated from Canterbury Christ Church University after studying in film, radio and television (specialising in radio) and has built a successful track record on all of her projects down the years.

Likes: Travelling, Disney, comics, Harry Potter and Queen.

Dislikes: Cold weather, olives and rude people.

Account Manager
Beverley CarterBeverley Carter

Beverley Carter

Bev's experience derives from account management on the agency side from Hoggett Bowers, Brunnings, TMP and Kingsway Advertising.  A graduate of Guildhall and Canterbury, Bev brings creative flair and a strategic approach to consumer, women's interest and arts titles to the benefit of our clients.


Likes: Ottolenghi, irises, things equine, a good beach

Dislikes: Umbrellas, buses

Production Exec
Lisa SimpsonLisa Simpson

Lisa Simpson

Lisa has many years' publishing expertise, gained in design, online and production control.  Lisa keeps our web site content, reader and member data and e-news reach and impact fresh and appealing.  Lisa uses her strong eye for detail and content to produce fantastic content marketing, e-news, audience acquisition and promotional campaigns.

Likes: Holidays, arts & crafts, dogs, butterflies, bees, Disney, theatre

Dislikes: Maggots, flies, peas, rude people, seafood

Editorial Lead
Liz GranirerLiz Granirer

Liz Granirer

Liz expertly managed titles in education, travel and accounting. She had a wealth of positive energy and was a great friend and colleague.

Head of Content
Jane KingJane King

Jane King

Jane has led comms strategy within some of the UK's leading professional groups, as well as being an award-winning Editor and experienced board member. 

Jane's expertise ensures our content strategy delivers maximum value and engagement to our clients.

Deputy Editor
Lauren BillingsLauren Billings

Lauren Billings

Lauren completed her degree and masters at Uni of Roehampton and has travelled overseas teaching English Language.

Lauren provides the crafted content, organisational skill and delivery on a number of professional business journals.

Likes:  Cycling, gigs, board games, spicy food, travelling

Dislikes:  Wasps, cold weather, Britain's Got Talent

Aviva AttiasAviva Attias

Aviva Attias

A highly experienced Editor and graduate of the Uni of B'ham, Aviva has overseen some the UK's leading healthcare and professional titles.  An eye for organisational strategy and keen attention to detail ensures Aviva's titles are of the highest quality and standing.

Likes:  Swimming in the sea, discovering new places, live music, brunch with loved ones

Dislikes:  Muddy fields, cheesy entertainment, grey skies, coriander

Account Exec
Summer BurchellSummer Burchell

Summer Burchell

Summer studied criminology at Gloucester and had experience in selling creative art before joining us.  She's bright, has great attention to detail and is enjoying working in our healthcare team.

Likes: Tufting rugs, gaming, weightlifting, stickers and Mustang GT's

Dislikes: Mustard, daddly long legs, sad, slow songs

Account Manager
Ellis WestEllis West

Ellis West

Ellis has a background in technical sales and recruitment consultancy which means he can contribute enormously to our clients' success in professional B2B and online job sites.  He's fun to work with and brings innovation and a strategiv approach to his projects.

Likes: Arsenal, Formula 1, house music and fast food

Dislikes: Spiders, moths, bananas and horses

Ian McMillanIan McMillan

Ian McMillan

Mac is highly experienced Editor in the healthcare and wellbeing sector, having worked at RCN, The Guardian, CSP and other leading publishers.  A qualified psychiatric nurse, Mac has the rare combined talents of creativity and attention to detail, which he utilises to publish unique and engaging articles.