Andy Oakes has been covering the digital market since 2005 and is the Managing Director and Head of Content of The Drum, Europe’s largest media, marketing and advertising title. Andy has overseen the titles growth from being employee number one in London to a multinational brand with offices in London, Glasgow, New York and Singapore.

Previously to The Drum , Andy founded Bluestripe Media, a consultancy for media owners , was Publisher of New Media Age and Global Head of Media Solutions at Informa.

Andy lives in Cambridge, England and enjoys playing rugby, cycling and looking after his two children