Meet The Team

Rebecca Spayne

Managing EDITOR

Chris Lingham

gROUP sales manager

Paul Thornhill

sales manager

Poppy Wilkinson

Marketing Executive

Rochelle Mills

Digital & Design Manager

Sam Smyth


Duncan Armstrong

group sales manager

Charlotte Prett

Finance Director

Jon Pittock


David Rossiter


About Fire Buyer

As the leading authority in fire-related content, International Fire Buyer consistently offers news, expert commentary, and unique industry insights. We reach our audience through print magazines, digital platforms, virtual events, and YouTube videos.

Our magazine, published 10 times a year, provides in-depth features, expert insights, product case studies, and interviews with industry professionals and active firefighters, maintaining our international market leadership.

Understanding trends and challenges in the international fire industry, we cover active and passive sectors, offering our print and digital readers a global perspective.

We’re expanding our digital footprint with virtual events, engaging industry experts in discussions about the latest developments. Our event offers insightful conversations with thought leaders, while our YouTube channel hosts a range of engaging videos.

Finally, our newsletters, website news, and social media engagement ensure our readers are always informed. We invite our audience to connect and actively participate across all our platforms.

About Hand Media

Hand Media International, founded in 1990, is driving transformation in various B2B sectors like Security, Fire, Confectionery, Bakery, International Trade, House Building, and B2C sectors such as Country Music. We pride ourselves on being independently owned and committed to excellence. Our expansion through international acquisitions showcases our dedication to innovation and quality.

We create and distribute seven impactful publications, inspiring change and pushing media boundaries with our content production approach. Alongside print and digital platforms, we host diverse virtual events, fostering networking, knowledge exchange, and industry advancement.

What sets us apart are our curated databases, supporting insightful analysis and targeted communication strategies, positioning us as market leaders. Our diverse team of dynamic and innovative individuals fuels our success and evolution.

Contact Us

Visit Us

Goldings, Water Lane, Hunton,
Kent, ME15 0SG, United Kingdom

Call Us

+44 (0) 1622 823 920

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