Management Team

Richard Baker

Managing Director EMAP UK

Richard is Managing Director of Emap UK, rejoining the business in July 2016.

Richard has significant experience across a variety of media types and used his knowledge and network while running his own consultancy, Shot In The Arm, to advise private equity and debt providers about target acquisitions and post deal business improvement. Within his corporate career he has launched significant media assets such as MEED projects and carried out a number of ‘turnarounds’ including MEED, Glee and World Retail Congress.

Prior to running his own business, Richard spent nearly 20 years with Emap/Top Right Group in a wide variety of leadership roles, culminating in the leadership of the i2i UK exhibitions business.

He lives in Herts with his wife and young son and their three dogs.

Peta Clifton

HR Director

Peta is the HR Director for EMAP UK, joining the business in September 2016.

Peta has significant experience working with senior business leaders to develop and implement people strategies to support business goals across all areas including organisational design, reward, talent management, employee relations and employee development.

Before joining EMAP Peta was the Senior HR Business Partner for Expedia.

Suzanne Gaunt

Suzanne Gaunt

Marketing Director

Suzanne is the Marketing Director of Emap UK, joining the business in October 2013.

Suzanne is a Chartered Marketer and has spent more than 12 years creating communities of both healthcare and IT professionals. Prior to joining Emap Suzanne held a number of senior roles both client and agency side.

Suzanne holds a First Class Honours degree in International Business Management, a professional postgraduate diploma with the Chartered Institute of Marketing and an MBA from the University of Warwick.