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Company number: 09392799


Paul1Paul Unger – publisher

Paul started in journalism as a graduate trainee on the Liverpool Daily Post & Echo, rising to become business editor of the Daily Post aged 25. After moving into freelance business reporting, he spent six years as North West features writer for Property Week. Paul founded regional trade title Place North West in 2007.

Contact Paul:

07966 535262 |



Dino2Dino Moutsopoulos – commercial director

Dino has more than 16 years’ experience of business development and growing business brands. Specialising in event sponsorship, Dino has worked both nationally and internationally, winning work with global brands such as CBRE, ARUP, Kier, Virgin Media Business and Reed Midem.

Contact Dino:

07803 988112 |




JMP Edit ContactJessica Middleton-Pugh – editor

Jessica Middleton-Pugh graduated from the University of Cambridge in 2011 and has been working in property and construction journalism and media in the North West for the past six years. Jessica’s professional and engaging approach has led to her being nominated in various awards during her time in the region. She joined Place in 2012, and became editor in 2017.

Contact Jessica:

07463 121215 |


DSC 5915Kirsty Butcher – production manager

A graduate of The University of Manchester, Kirsty joined Place to manage the daily flow of business and publishing, including editing the Resources, Jobs and Events sections, managing the website and running the business’ social media platforms and events.

Contact Kirsty:

07811 987023 |



Charlie 2Charlie Schouten – senior reporter

Born in Manchester, Charlie graduated from the University of Nottingham in 2010. After two years at a retail consultancy, he moved to London to join Construction News as data editor. In 2016 he returned to Manchester to take up the additional role of Northern Correspondent for CN, before joining Place North West in October 2017.

Contact Charlie:

07419 134890 |



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Emma Pawlowski – marketing & events manager

After graduating from Manchester Metropolitan University in 2014, Emma moved to London to work on business conferences in tech and investment, working with major clients such as Deloitte, Barclays and Cisco amongst others. In 2018 she returned to Manchester and joined Place to manage the marketing and events.

Contact Emma:

07903 744246 |



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Rowan Scahill – project manager

Rowan has an MSC in Event Management and has more than nine years’ experience of managing and delivering national and international conferences, award ceremonies, gala dinners and launch event for clients including Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce, Pro-Manchester and Allied London. Rowan has worked with Place North West since 2016 to deliver Place Cannes Do, the Northern Transport Summit and Place Party.

Contact Rowan:

07809 106843 |