The Shares Team

Editor: Daniel Coatsworth

Daniel Coatsworth has been a journalist for 24 years. He has written for Shares since 2005 and has been editor since 2014. He previously worked at Teletext and has written for The Independent, Evening Standard, The Week and a wide range of financial trade media.

He is a regular commentator on Times Radio and co-presents the AJ Bell/Shares Money & Markets podcast.

Daniel is an avid gig-goer and swimmer.

Read Daniel's articles | @SharesMagDan

Deputy Editor: Tom Sieber

Tom Sieber has more than decade's experience working in journalism. He started his career at the award-winning regional newspaper The Chester Chronicle.

At Shares, he writes about oil, gas, mining, utilities, renewables, engineering and defence. Tom also manages the Spotlight supplement series.

Read Tom's articles | @SharesMagTom

News Editor: Steve Frazer

Steven Frazer has written about London-listed companies, finance and business for more than 20 years, during which time he won the PwC UK Tech Journalist of the Year award. He is a qualified Diver Master, Spurs obsessive and Ska music fan.

At Shares, he writes about the technology, electronics and travel sectors, as well as US-focused funds and investment trusts. Steven also manages the news content on Shares' website.

Read Steve's articles | @SharesMagSteve

Funds and Investment Trusts Editor: James Crux

James Crux has been with Shares since 2011, having previously been the editor of Growth Company Investor and a writer for investment and business titles What Investment and Business XL.

At Shares, James writes about the retail, food/beverage, personal goods and household goods sectors. He is also Shares' funds and investment trust expert.

Read James's articles | @SharesMagJames

Companies Editor: Ian Conway

Ian Conway joined Shares in October 2018 after more than 30 years in the City analysing UK and European companies. He enjoys reading financial papers and building spreadsheets. He also enjoys music, food and wine.

At Shares, he writes about support services, supermarkets, property, housebuilders, Europe and Asia-focused funds and investment trusts, all things ESG, as well as general articles about investing.

Read Ian's articles | @SharesMagIan

Education Editor: Martin Gamble

Martin Gamble joined Shares in May 2019 after more than 30 years managing pan-European funds for large institutions such as Royal Bank of Canada Asset Management and Hermes. He enjoys reading financial history, travelling and backgammon.

At Shares, Martin writes about restaurants, pubs, gaming, and pharmaceuticals sectors as well as articles about fixed income, fund management and portfolio construction. He also oversees the magazine's education content.

Read Martin's articles | @Chilligg

Senior Reporter: Mark Gardner

Mark started his career as an equity research analyst at Bank Julius Baer. He has subsequently held equity research and specialist sales roles at firms including, Piper Jaffray and Societe Generale. More recently he was a director at Gartner Invest covering the global media, telecoms and technology sectors.

At Shares, Mark writes about banking, insurance, media, chemicals, tobacco, private equity investment trusts and articles about ETFs.

Read Mark's articles