Meet the Team


  • Lizzie Meager

    Managing editor, IFLR & Practice Insight

    Lizzie has been with IFLR since 2015. She manages and edits IFLR and Practice Insight’s coverage, chairs and presents events and award ceremonies, and commissions expert commentary. She covers all areas, but her main interest is financial regulation, particularly Mifid II and benchmark reform.

  • James Wilson

    Commercial editor

    James edits and develops thought leadership for IFLR’s expert analysis reports and special features. He is also the lead researcher and main point of contact for IFLR’s global awards.

  • Ben Naylor

    Editor, IFLR1000

    Ben began his journalism career at The Independent as an editorial assistant on the news desk and a writer and columnist for the weekly property supplement. He joined the IFLR1000 as a researcher in 2011. He became EMEA editor in 2015 and has been global editor since 2018.

  • John Crabb

    Americas editor, IFLR & Practice Insight

    John is the Americas editor for both IFLR and Practice Insight. He covers a wide range of corporate finance issues across both North and South America for both titles. His coverage is largely focused on the US banking system and capital markets, but he also has a keen interest in the larger Latin American economies and the impact of politics on finance across the board.

  • Karry Lai

    Asia reporter

    Telephone: +852 2842 6927

    Karry joined the IFLR team as Asia reporter in October 2017. She covers all aspects of financial regulation across Asia and has a particular interest in corporate governance, ESG and data privacy. Based in Hong Kong SAR, she is also the Asia reporter for Managing Intellectual Property. She has been with Euromoney since December 2015. Previously, she worked in sustainability education and policy research.

  • Alice Tchernookova

    Reporter, Practice Insight

    Alice is a reporter on Practice Insight, where she covers a wide range of EU financial regulation. She regularly touches base with market participants positioned both on the buy and sell side, but also with a large number of advisors and consultants across all parts of the market. She is particularly focused on benchmark reform and Brexit.

  • Hugo Bromley

    Reporter, Practice Insight

    Hugo is Practice Insight’s resident Mifid II reporter, covering everything from transaction reporting to research unbundling. Before this, he was a researcher for the IFLR1000. He is currently studying for a PhD on the origins of English economic protectionism at the University of Cambridge.

  • Natasha Teja

    Reporter, IFLR

    Natasha joined IFLR as a reporter in 2020. She covers a wide range of areas including ESG, restructuring, and M&A. Being British/Singaporean, she is particularly interested in issues that affect both Europe and Asia Pacific.


  • Roxanne Speight

    Head of subscriptions

    Roxanne heads up the subscriptions team across Legal Media Group, looking after a number of the firm-wide licences and large group accounts.

  • Iona Cudbard-Baldry

    Client Value Executive

    Iona is your first port of call for all subscription queries if you are an existing subscriber. She handles all access queries and customer service requests.

  • Hussein Shirwa

    Account manager, IFLR & Practice Insight

    Hussein manages the accounts of all existing and new subscribers for IFLR and Practice Insight. If you would like to discuss how your team can benefit from office-wide access, or have any questions about your existing subscription, please contact Hussein.

Business Development

  • Liam Sharkey

    Head of business development

    Liam heads up business development at IFLR, IFLR1000 and LMG Analytics. Among his responsibilities are rolling out new data platforms across the group, managing large thought leadership packages, and increasing the scope of the IFLR awards and IFLR1000 research.

  • Anicette Indiana

    APAC business development manager

    Telephone: +852 2842 6966

    Hong Kong SAR-based Anicette handles business development for the entire APAC region. She collaborates with firms to showcase their expertise to our buyers of legal services focusing on the law of international capital markets, banking, M&A, and financial regulation through our different platforms and formats, including thought leadership.

  • Sanawa Mtalo

    EMEA business development manager

    Sanawa handles business development for the EMEA region, helping firms based in Europe, the Middle East and Africa showcase their work. Contact Sanawa to tell their story from your perspective and increase brand awareness to the IFLR international viewership which is mainly made up of in-house counsel from global companies and lawyers from the world’s leading law firms.

  • Ahmed Masood Hadi

    Copy manager

    Ahmed is copy manager for IFLR and the IFLR1000. Within his role he maintains brand integrity by ensuring brand standards and consistency are maintained across IFLR. He collaborates with firms to showcase their expertise to our global audience through our different platforms and formats, including thought leadership content.

  • Melanie Petch

    Sales manager

    Melanie is the sales manager for IFLR events in Europe and the IFLR Women in Business Law Group. IFLR produces five high-level conferences and summits annually, attracting more than 1,000 senior in-house counsel from multinational organisations. Melanie collaborates with firms to showcase their expertise through speaking and sponsoring IFLR events.

  • James Murray

    Head of APAC event sales

    James works with firms to showcase their expertise via IFLR events in Asia, including the India Capital Markets Forum, India M&A Forum, Asia Capital Markets Forum, Asia-Pacific awards and Women in Business Law awards.


  • Alicia Sprott

    Head of marketing, events and memberships

    Alicia heads up registrations and marketing queries for all IFLR events across Europe and Asia. She also manages membership applications to the IFLR Women in Business Law Group. Get in touch with Alicia to find out more.

  • Jessica Salisbury-Fielder

    Head of product marketing

    Jessica leads the marketing strategy for IFLR, Practice Insight and the IFLR1000. She is responsible for implementation in all areas, including product, subscriptions and brand.

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