Andy Oakes is a media professional with over twenty years’ experience in international B2B markets. He is a central figure in the UK digital scene, a regular panellist and moderator at events as well as awards host and judge.
Andy is currently Managing Director and Head of Content at The Drum, Europe’s biggest media, marketing and advertising platform with office in London, Glasgow, New York and Singapore. Andy was The Drum’s first London based employee back in 2012.
Prior to The Drum, Andy was Managing Director of Bluestripe Media, a specialist media consultancy Publisher of New Media Age and Global Head of Media Solutions at Informa Telecoms.
Andy is a former rugby player, enthusiastic rather than talented cyclist and dreadful cricketer. He is also father to two teenage children.