WE OPERATE AT THE HEART OF CONTENT, COMMUNITY AND COMMERCE

Future is the name behind market-leading brands and some of the world’s most popular titles. We connect people to their passions through the high-quality content we create and the innovative technology we pioneer.

The future story

Our journey to this point has been challenging, rewarding and full of surprises. We connect more than 400 million people worldwide to their passions through brands and content that spans a range of specialist interests. But that’s not enough — we continually add to our portfolio and pursue new opportunities.
2023

Future adds Gardening Know How to their lifestyle vertical, growing their audience in the US further.

Gardening Know How
2022

Future buys ActualTech Media, to strengthen and complement lead generation and content creation offerings, WhatCulture, the digital-only brand focused on the gaming and entertainment market, Waive, which provides intelligence on emerging content trends, key digital fashion brand Who What Wear to strengthen its already powerful Women’s Lifestyle vertical in the US, and ShortList, the much respected technology and lifestyle brand to strengthen their market-leading position in the tech sector

ActualTech Media
ShortList
2021

Welcoming Mozo and GoCo to Future to expand into price comparison, as well as Marie Claire US and key B2B and US brands from Dennis to support a north America expansion.

2020

Future acquires TI Media and CinemaBlend and launches 6 new brands.

2019

Future acquires Mobile Nations, Procycling, Cyclingnews, SmartBrief and Barcroft Studios.

2018

Future acquires Haymarket, NewBay Media, What Hi-Fi and Purch Consumer Tech.

2017

Launch of Home & lifestyle brands Homebuilding & Renovating. Period Living and RealHomes.

2013

Future launches proprietary eCommerce platform, Hawk.

2007

Techradar.com launches and grows to become the UK’s #1 Tech Consumer Brand.

2000

GamesRadar.com launches and quickly becomes one of the UK’s largest gaming sites.

1993

PC Gamer & Edge magazines are launched; Edge wins Industry Magazine of the Year after just 4 issues.

1992

55,000 people attend Future’s first event –The Future Entertainment Show at Earls Court, London.

1985

Chris Anderson launches Amstrad Action.

Built on proprietary technology

Our technology stack consists of various underlying technologies that together manage our IP assets, facilitate the growth of websites and monetisation, and improve our users’ experiences.
01

Vanilla

Is our single modular web platform, it has a single content management system
02

Hawk

Is our eCommerce service that enables the monetisation of our content through product affiliates
03

Hybrid

Is our advertising system and is a server side open auction marketplace dealing with yield management
04

GoDemand

Is our eCommerce service that enables the monetisation of our content through product affiliates
05

Aperture

Our intelligent audience data platform unifying the diverse datasets across Future for audience insight and targeting
06

SmartBrief

Our email curation and delivery platform for email products. Offering hyper audience cohort targeting and advertising capabilities
07

Falcon

Lead gen tech for content, funnelling leads through surveys and whitepapers
08

Kiosq

Our new proprietary reusable paywall service for monetisating gated editorial content

OUR CULTURE IS SHAPED BY OUR DESIRE TO INNOVATE AND INFLUENCE

We're passionate people connecting people with their passions. We’re highly collaborative and fast paced, constantly looking to improve and build on our success — together. And we reap the rewards too, with a fun and creative place to work, and unique benefits that mean everyone gets a share in our success.

Our values shape who we are

Shared and enduring values define our success. They shape our vision and culture, underlying everything we do.
01

We are part of the audience and their community

Our passion for our products and brands makes us part of the community we engage with – an incredible privilege which we treat with the utmost respect.
02

We are proud of our past and excited about our future

Founded in 1985 with one magazine, today Future boasts a portfolio of 250+ brands, so whilst we celebrate our heritage, we remain focused on the future.
03

We all row the boat

Everyone at Future has a part to play and a contribution to make because together, we’re stronger.
04

It’s the people in the boat that matter

We make sure we have the right team for right now, supporting each other, challenging each other and having fun along the way.
05

Results matter, success feels good

We restlessly look to improve, be ever creative, and unashamedly commercial in our ventures.
06

Let’s do this

We have a bias for action, taking the best decisions we can and following through on our decisions.

Meet our leadership team

Jon Steinberg
Jon Steinberg
Chief Executive Officer
Penny Ladkin-Brand
Chief Financial and Strategy Officer
Eric Harris
Chief Operating Officer
Kevin Li Ying
Chief Technology Officer
Zack Sullivan
Chief Revenue Officer
Sarah Rees
Sarah Rees
SVP Subscriptions Media & Events
Jason MacLellan
Jason MacLellan
SVP Engineering
Lee Griffin
Senior Vice President, Savings and Wealth
Simon Collis
Simon Collis
SVP Content Strategy & Audience Development
Rob George
Rob George
SVP eCommerce
Kevin Addley
Kevin Addley
SVP Consumer
Neville Daniels
Managing Director, Australia
Ivana Kirkbride
Independent Non-Executive Director and Chair of the Responsibility Committee

Board of directors

Richard Huntingford
Chair
Jon Steinberg
Jon Steinberg
Chief Executive Officer
Penny Ladkin-Brand
Chief Financial and Strategy Officer
Alan Newman
Non-Executive Director and Chair of the Audit Committee
Meredith Amdur
Independent Non-Executive Director
Mark Brooker
Senior Independent Non-Executive Director and Chair of the Remuneration Committee
Angela Seymour-Jackson
Independent Non-Executive Director
Rob Hattrell
Independent Non-Executive Director
Ivana Kirkbride
Independent Non-Executive Director and Chair of the Responsibility Committee

We’re a global company

Our teams are distributed across the globe, working remotely and from offices in the UK, US and Australia

United Kingdom

Bath

Quay House

The Ambury

Bath

BA1 1UA

London

121 - 141 Westbourne Terrace

Paddington

London

W2 6JR

Cardiff

4 Callaghan Square

Cardiff

Wales

CF10 5BT

usa

New York

7th Floor

130 West 42nd Street

New York, NY

10036

Los Angeles

750 N San Vincente Blvd

West Hollywood, CA

90069

Australia

Sydney

Level 10

89 York Street

Sydney

2000