Lawson Muncaster

Managing Director, City A.M

Lawson Muncaster is one of the founders of City A.M., Britain’s most widely-read free daily business newspaper, and has been managing director of the paper since its inception in 2005. In that time, the paper has grown in circulation, influence and profitability.

 A native of Irvine, Scotland, his extensive media career began at Scottish TV in 1988, and was followed by a move to London, where he worked for Eurosport.

 He was promoted to UK sales director for Eurosport, before becoming sales director with outdoor advertising company, Mills and Allen, in 1997. He moved back to television in 1999, joining the cable network CNN as sales director covering the UK and Scandinavia.

 Prior to the foundation of City A.M., he was vice-president of global sales for the free newspaper group, Metro International.