Kevin has worked at Green Star Media since 2008, when he joined the company as publisher of its soccer brands. In 2018 he became General Manager.
Kevin is responsible for setting the company’s strategic objectives and actively manages the portfolio of brands.
A chartered accountant by trade, Robert was formerly with County Bank, Friends Ivory & Sime (now Livingbridge), 3i plc and Classic Fund Managers where he was closely involved in many of Chrysalis’ investment.
Today, as Investment Director, Robert is an integral part of Chrysalis VCT’s management team. Robert joined the board of Green Star Media Ltd in 2014, providing valuable oversight and direction.
Chairman, non-executive director and strategic consultant of consumer, specialist and B2B media companies, old and new, in the UK and Australia. Has led M&A, IPOs, and fund-raisings for public and private companies in the UK and AsiaPacific. Strategic adviser to ambitious media-tech companies large and small, and private equity.
Writes the award-winning Flashes & Flames newsletter (www.flashesandflames.com) on ‘Media Fortune, Fame & Folly’. Published every Friday 7.30am UK time.
Colin is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts (FRSA), and of the Industry & Parliament Trust, and Liveryman of the Worshipful Company of Stationers & Newspaper Makers. He is a former chair of Magazine Publishers of Australia, and a former director (under three different member companies…) of the UK PPA.