FIPP launches media consulting service

FIPP is delighted to announce the launch of FIPP Consulting – a new specialist media consulting service open to both existing FIPP members and non-members alike.

Using an extensive network of associates around the globe, as well as direct experience and knowledge of successful media business models and approaches, FIPP Consulting will work with clients across a range of areas including international expansion, digital subscriptions and membership models, new product development, digital content and newsroom transformation, M&A, new content formats, events, commercial strategy, digital marketing and more.

FIPP Consulting will be led by Alastair Lewis, in an exclusive partnership with his business, Quested Consulting. Alastair will bring his 20+ years of experience in leading media businesses to the new venture, as well as his extensive expertise as a media consultant to head the FIPP Consulting practice.

Along with James Hewes, FIPP President & CEO, Alastair will work with clients and potential clients to understand their needs, identify solutions and then appoint the relevant team of associate consultants to work on each project.

Alastair Lewis, Principal & Managing Director, FIPP Consulting

“I am really excited to have the opportunity to work with James and FIPP on offering consulting services to FIPP members and other businesses around the world,” he said.

“Our ability to call upon a network of expert, experienced practitioners from across the gamut of publishing, media, leadership and business challenges that so many companies face today, puts us in a great position to be able to deliver impactful solutions and real frameworks for growth on a wide range of topics and issues. 

“The work we have already done for businesses in multiple territories stands us in great stead, and I’m looking forward to continuing that under the FIPP Consulting banner.”

James Hewes, President & CEO, FIPP

James Hewes added: “I’m delighted that we are able to offer this important new service to FIPP members and to the broader industry. Using our expertise and that of our network of associates to enable media businesses to solve their important business problems is an important step in our mission to better serve the industry.

“I’m equally delighted that we’ve had the opportunity to launch this with Alastair as MD, his talent and expertise will be a huge factor in the success of this service.”

FIPP Consulting has already delivered successful projects for a range of global clients including National Geographic, Immediate Media, RBA, WorldWide Media India, Ringier Axel Springer CH and more. 

To get in contact, email Alastair Lewis at


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