Robert Andrews

“With the media industry in strategic turmoil, Andrews’ insights are seen by many key players as essential reading” - The Independent

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Event Creation & Curation

Monaco Media Forum

Events make great content. Robert has created and helped deliver own industry conferences and seminars. He provides moderation and hosting services to publisher and corporate events to draw out stimulating conversation that shines a light on emerging trends.


Corporate Stakeholder Sessions

Facilitating in-house private discussion eventbs to help companies and their stakeholders understand internal and external change.

Client Session Date
Tvigle Russian online video white paper launch Oct 2013
Google Publishers Advisory Council facilitator Jun 2011
Microsoft Internal panelist on online news payments Dec 2009
Microsoft Team restructure and goal-setting briefing host Jun 2008


Bespoke Event Planning

Creating engaging seminars and conferences for publishers and partner brands, including sourcing speakers, managing fulfilment and driving attendees.

Event Description Date
Internet World / London Technology Week Created and moderated curtain-raiser panel Jun 2014
UK DCMS’ C&binet forum Co-created opener & panel with govt. dept. Oct 2009
EconMusic Devised and hosted digital music conference Sep 2008
paidContent mixer & panel Evening social and discussion Mar 2008
Exploding Video Bespoke online video conference for sponsor Apr 2008


Facilitation Services

Hosting panels and leading discussions to question executive digital media decision-makers and elucidate key strategy learnings at industry conferences.

Event Topic Date
Future TV Advertising forum The buyers have their say” & conference TV reporting
Nov 2015
Guardian Changing Media Summit “Opening keynote panel debate – Then and now: adapting and profiting from ten years of digital disruption” & conference reporting
Mar 2015
Future TV Advertising forum Online video advertising technology Dec 2013
Beet.TV Programmatic Video Ad Summit Online video advertising technology Nov 2013
Guardian Changing Advertising Summit 2013 Native advertising Oct 2013
Beet.TV Video Ad Strategy Summit Online video advertising technology Apr 2013
Guardian Small Business Network Volkswagen sponsored panel on SME branding strategy Apr 2013
Changing Media Summit The future of music in a data driven world Mar 2013
AOP B2B Media Summit 2013 Paid content models for B2B publishers Mar 2013
Monaco Media Forum “Epidemics – Massively multiplayer media” Nov 2012
Changing Media Summit “Music for a digital generation” Mar 2012
Digital Content Monetisation EU News International’s innovation imperative Jan 2012
paidContent Advertising Flipboard CEO Q&A Sep 2011
Social Media Influence Marketing, comms and social media (event chair) Jun 2011
Changing Media Summit “Future Sound” Mar 2011
UK AOP Summit “Show Me The Money” Oct 2010
E-Publishing Innovation Forum “Will Publishers See Profit Rising?” May 2010
Changing Media Summit Digital music business Mar 2010 round-table Video payments, HTML5 vs Flash etc Mar 2010
UK DCMS’ C&binet forum “Free content – beat it or join it?” Oct 2009
Swn Interactive sessions Digital Wales Oct 2009
Open Mobile Summit Mobile social networking services Jun 2009
Mobile Soc. Media World Frm. Mobile internet services Jun 2019
Radio Reborn Spotify digital music Q&A Apr 2009
Social Media Influence Marketing, comms and social media (event chair) Mar 2009
Global Info. Industry Summit “Monetization of Web 2.0” Sep 2008
Social Media Influence Marketing, comms and social media Jun 2008
World Editors’ Forum “Is mobile news changing journalism?” Jun 2008
EconSM Live satellite Q&A with Bebo & AOL execs Apr 2008


Panel Appearance

Sharing own views and insights with audiences and chairs at business events.

Event Topic Date
The Wales News Media Landscape Conference State of play: the current news media landscape in Wales. Nov 2015
Guardian Media Network Google Hangout Paywalls, subscriptions and new paid content models Feb 2013
Hacked Off? “Reform, Regulation, Democracy and the Press” Nov 2011
Frontline Club panel Google and the news publishers Aug 2010
Journalism Leaders Forum “Paywalls: Build Them, Break Them Oct 2009
EFM Berlin Film Festival “Digital Home – Online Distribution / The Technology Feb 2008
PRNewswire Meet The Media Advising PR professionals on media liaison Feb 2008