Our Award-Winning Team


Our dynamic team of journalists publish news, features, whitepapers and educative content across the HR and recruitment industries – as well as on movements at the apex of the business world.

If you would like to join the team, either as an online editor or staff journalist, please send an email to Managing Editor Daniel Cave for more information.

If you would like work experience, to work as an editorial assistant or an internship, please email the team for more information.

Helen Fish

Helen Fish


Leading Executive Grapevine's digital strategy across our three products; Business Executive, HR Grapevine and Recruitment Grapevine. Transforming the business from a traditional print publisher to one the UK's largest and most engaged online community with the BtoB sector.

Building a multi channel, world class digital platform which delivers daily newsletters, magazine's, events and reports to over 150,000 readers every month.

Compiles the Executive Grapevine’s annual Report on the Retained Search Market, a unique piece of research and insight highlighting the UK’s head-hunters. Ranking the market share of the leading search firms across all major industrial groups, the report identifies who the movers and shakers in the industry are.

Daniel Cave

Daniel Cave

Managing Editor

Daniel is Managing Editor at Executive Grapevine. He has previously worked across titles in the North-West of England, freelanced for culture and sports publications and had reportage published in South East Asia. He oversees editorial and special reports across all three brands.

Kieran Howells

Deputy Editor

Kieran came to Executive Grapevine from Future Publishing, where he worked on industry-leading specialist titles in the publisher’s B2B division. Having worked in both print and digital media, Kieran now assists Daniel as Deputy Editor across Executive Grapevine’s prolific portfolio.

Jade Burke

Online Editor
Sophie Parrott

Sophie Parrott

Staff Writer

Sophie graduated with a degree in Journalism from Kingston University in 2018. She was previously Chief Layout at The River and has experience across various B2B publications. The newest edition to the team, Sophie writes news and features for the HR Grapevine website magazine, as well as contributing to Executive Grapevine’s other publications.

Social Media

Ross Laney

Ross Laney

Social Media Specialist

Ross Laney joined Executive Grapevine in 2016 in the role of Social Media Assistant. He currently works across all three brands, promoting stories, engaging with our audiences and dealing with inquiries. On top of this Ross is adept at tracking social media campaign results and reporting on those findings, as well as actively measuring and reporting on how our social media channels are performing.

Ross works closely with the Editorial Team to ensure that the quality of our stories are matched with the customer-facing market.