Meet the editorial team at Brave New World, the London-based creative agency and publishing house
that publishes Days Like This
Gill edited The Times Magazine for 12 years and launched The Times Luxx as Executive Editor. She has worked as a Consultant Editor at BBC Magazines and Mumsnet before joining Brave New World as a founding partner. Recent projects have included a book for Soho House, a new magazine for Goodwood - and launching and editing Days Like This. Gill is a winner of the Editors’ Editor Award given by the British Society of Magazine Editors.
As well as leading the design team in the creation of Beyond, The St. Regis Magazine, Vanessa has designed and launched the Beyond city guide series and collaborated on the design and launch of Goodwood and Days Like This magazines. Vanessa's passions include illustrating and you can see her work in the feature Jewels in the Desert (Issue 3).
James edited Attitude in London and Out magazine in New York before becoming Editor of The Times Luxx and Style Director of The Times Magazine. He writes about luxury, style, travel and watches for The New York Times, The Telegraph and
Condé Nast Traveller.
Damon Syson has been a freelance writer and sub-editor for over 20 years, contributing to a wide range of titles, including the Mail on Sunday, Observer Magazine, Wallpaper, Living Etc and Marie Claire. He has interviewed hundreds of celebrities, from Colin Farrell to Cameron Diaz, written on topics ranging from nuclear power stations to Savile Row suits, and worked as a copywriter for brands such as Absolut, Zoffany and Heal’s.
Prior to joining the Brave New World team, Lyndsey was picture editor of The Times Magazine for 15 years and oversaw the picture research and commissioning of photographers ranging from David Bailey, Rankin and Lorenzo Agius to Sam Taylor-Wood, Brigitte Lacombe and Alex Majoli.
Sarah has extensive experience in luxury sales, marketing, branding and partnerships. She has worked at Starwood Hotels & Resorts, Christie's and Kiwi Collection, before joining Brave New World to lead its travel and hotel division.
Charlotte is a writer and editor at Brave New World, specialising in travel and food and drink. She has worked at Sunday Times Style and co-produced and edited a coffee table book for the Soho House group, Eat, Drink, Nap. She writes for Goodwood magazine, the St.Regis hotel magazine Beyond, as well as editing a London blog, Town Daily.
Crispin has worked in management consultancy (SRU), advertising (WCRS; Saatchi & Saatchi and HHCL), marketing (Amazon, Marketing Director), branding (Worldwide Head of Strategy, The Brand Union) and he can now add publishing to this long list. Magazines that Brave New World publish include Beyond, The St. Regis Magazine; Goodwood; Town and Days Like This.