Starting with advertising sales in London in 1998, Tak worked for Progressive Media Group, heading up sales teams across print, digital and events. In 2006 he founded Analysts in Media in New York, which he sold to a venture capitalist in 2009. Since then, he has been based in Hong Kong, working as publisher of Elite Traveler Asia and subsequently General Manager of Edipresse HK, responsible for regional and international sales teams across print, digital and events divisions. He has delivered revenue on titles such as Conde Nast Traveler China, Robb Report, Elite Traveler, Tatler Asia and Ritz Carlton Magazine, among others. Tak is the founder of Nexus Media, based in Asia Pacific with offices in Hong Kong and an international network of offices.
An Asian media veteran, Barrie has lived and worked in Hong Kong, Singapore, Manila and Shanghai since 1982. Barrie led Edipresse Asia as Chairman and CEO from 2004 until 2015. During that time, he drove the acquisition of Tatler magazine and subsequently oversaw Edipresse’s successful expansion into digital, events and contract publishing. Prior to Edipresse, Barrie was CEO of Publicitas Asia. While there he led the acquisition of Emphasis, at that time Asia’s largest contract publisher specialising in in-flight media, in particular the inflight magazines and entertainment for Cathay Pacific, Dragon Air, Thai Airways, China Airlines, Air India and more.
Chief Financial Officer
Fenny is a senior finance professional and brings a wealth of professional experience to the Nexus team. In addition to Hong Kong, Fenny has worked for multi-national corporations in China, Canada and Australia. Prior to joining Nexus, she had been working in the media industry for over 15 years as the CFO of Publicitas Asia, overseeing all aspects of the financial operation for the media representation and publishing businesses for the whole of Asia.
Born in Hong Kong and speaking three languages, Karen comes to Nexus Media with 15 years’ advertising sales experience across the Asian region. For 10 of her ad sales years, she was the Regional Director of Sales at Mediaworks Asia – selling print and digital space for some of the world’s leading magazines including: Centurion and Departures magazines of American Express, Conde Nast Traveller, DestinAsian and Robb Report magazines.
Client Service Manager
Born in Hong Kong, Mimi has over 23 years of media representative industry experience, specialising in sales support. She has worked in telephone advertising sales for The Guardian, The Observer, The Australian newspapers, and, while working for American Express, was responsible for the complex pagination of the quarterly-published Centurion and Departures magazines.
Sales Director, Nexus Media
Formerly the Advertising Director of Publicitas Hong Kong, Yvonne possesses over nine years of advertising sales experience across all media platforms – print, digital, new media, OOH and TV, within both the domestic and international markets. Yvonne has top-notch publisher management experience in business, luxury fashion and in-flight titles.
Head of Content
With over 14 years of experience as a journalist in London, Beijing and Hong Kong, Mat is the former Managing Editor of Time Out Hong Kong and has worked across a range of titles from cameras and technology to cars and travel. He now heads up the editorial teams for Nexus.
Amanda began her career in journalism with Time Out Hong Kong, and has since written for a wide range of lifestyle publications throughout the city as a freelance writer. She joins Nexus as a content creator, working on the expansion of the features and content.
Client Service Manager
Born and raised in Hong Kong, Nicole has a wide range of experiences, ranging from marketing to supporting roles in law and accounting firms. Her role with Angloinfo allows her to promote cultural knowledge to expats in Hong Kong, in line with her passion to share her international understanding of the city.
Regional Sales Director
Sharifa started at Haymarket publishing before joining the Elite Traveler team where she transformed the level of sales opportunities for the luxury travel magazine before taking on the Sales Director role for Elite Traveler. As Sales Director, Sharifa works directly with a range of exclusive clients across Asia to ensure their brands achieve the best possible representation.
A fresh graduate from De La Salle University in Manila (DLSU-M), Janine has experience in the fields of marketing, sales, promotions, and editorial. She now works with clients across Asia, ensuring their brands achieve the best possible exposure and representation in their respective markets.
Holding a BA in Politics from The University of Sheffield, Eleanor began her career in financial services working in two continents within a year. As a young professional already well acclimatised to expat life, she brings her unique charisma and cosmopolitan approach to the team.
Regional Director, Nexus Media
Ana has worked in media for over 10 years, in 10 different countries across four continents. She started in journalism in Latin America, then moved to marketing and advertising sales for the two biggest broadcasters in the region, and finally moved to develop nation based branding campaigns published with internationally renowned media in Europe, Asia and Africa. Now stationed in Singapore, she joins the Nexus Team as a Regional Director.