Our Authors, Editors and Contributors

Meet the people behind Techworld. Our team of dedicated staff and contributors strives to bring you up-to-the-minute tech news, reviews, analysis, blogs and features.


  • Charlotte Jee

    Charlotte Jee

    Charlotte is Techworld editor. She joined as senior reporter in April 2014 having previously worked as assistant editor at Government Computing.

  • Christina Mercer

    Christina Mercer

    Christina is audience development editor. After graduating from the University of Nottingham reading philosophy and theology in 2013, Christina joined a tech startup specialising in mobile apps. She has a keen interest in the mobile platform and innovative tech.

  • Hannah Williams

    Hannah Williams

    Hannah is Staff Writer. After graduating from the University of Coventry with an English and Journalism degree in 2016, Hannah has since developed an interest in the technology. She has a keen interest in digital transformation, innovative and emerging tech, IoT and women in tech.

  • Scott Carey

    Scott Carey

    Scott is online editor at Techworld and ComputerworldUK.

  • Matt Egan

    Matt Egan

    Matt Egan is Editorial Director of IDG UK, publisher of Techworld, having worked for the UK's leading technology media company since 2003. A passionate technology fan who writes on subjects as diverse as smartphones, internet security, social media and Windows, in his spare time Matt enjoys playing football (badly) and singing in a band (also badly).

  • Edward Qualtrough

    Edward Qualtrough

    Edward is Editor of Techworld's sister title CIO UK and an occasional Techworld contributor. Focusing on the disrupting and the disrupted, he has a particular interest in covering digital strategy, leadership, culture, diversity, and technological and business innovation in the enterprise.

  • Dan Hartveld

    Dan Hartveld

    Thinking through the evolving role of the CTO and discussing enterprise IT strategies, particularly in retail.

  • Accenture Technology Labs Staff

    Accenture Technology Labs Staff

    Insight and innovations from the labs of Accenture, one of the world's leading systems integrators.

  • Alastair Mitchell

    Alastair Mitchell

    Alastair Mitchell, president and cofounder, Huddle

    His third internet start-up, Alastair founded Huddle with Andy McLoughlin as he was frustrated by existing enterprise technology's inability to help people work together. Spending millions of dollars on a SharePoint implementation, only to watch it fail dismally, was the final straw.

  • Alex Stephany

    Alex Stephany

    Alex is an expert on the sharing economy. His critically-acclaimed guide to the subject, The Business of Sharing (pub. Palgrave Macmillan), is out now.

  • Alice Bentinck

    Alice Bentinck

    Alice works for Entrepreneur First, an organisation that helps technical people to build teams, develop ideas and get funding.

  • Aoife Geary

    Aoife Geary

    Aoife Geary is an Irish journalist specialising in the areas of Workplace Culture, Diversity, Startups and Digital Trends. She’s fond of a burrito and even more fond of a bad pun. Aoife works with tech companies to build their brand and engage talent through storytelling.

  • Azita Esmaili

    Azita Esmaili

    Technologist and business mentor with passion for digital, how it grows and connects. Passionate about datafication, IoT and the effect of AI on human lives, how it can improve it as a result of learning from the past but always thinking ahead.

  • Bertie Stephens

    Bertie Stephens

    Bertie Stephens is CEO and Founder of online shopping service Flubit. In this column he’ll be sharing his advice and tips on how to run a startup, how to raise capital, dealing with investors and some general do’s and don'ts as well as keeping you up to speed with Flubit, what we’re up to and other industry news.

  • Chloe Dobinson

    Chloe Dobinson

    After graduating from London South Bank University having studied Multimedia Journalism, Chloe joined CIO UK as an online editor. She has a particular interest in digital strategy, UK startups and developing IT skills.