At Redshift we care about our work. We are passionate about our subject. It’s our breadth and depth of knowledge that make the difference. We are all fascinated by the complex and fast changing dynamics that drive our sector. We immerse ourselves in it everyday to understand it better

The team is led by industry experts with extensive experience in advising senior executives across multiple industries and continents. This depth of expertise allows us to help our clients solve the complex array business problems facing the TMT industries. The firm’s flat structure ensures that employees at every level make a significant contribution to the firm and its development, fostering a supportive and creative environment.

Janice Hughes

Co-founder and Director

Janice is a co-founder and Director of Redshift. She also founded Spectrum Strategy Consultants, a business focused on the media and telecommunications sectors that had over a hundred consultants and offices in nine countries.  Janice is a highly experienced strategy consultant having worked across the mobile, fixed, radio spectrum, entertainment, music and retail sectors for more than 20 years.

Stephen Taylor

Co-founder and Director

Stephen is a co-founder and Director of Redshift. He is a former McKinsey consultant and Stanford MBA who has been advising media groups on their strategic direction for over 20 years. During that time, he has worked with all the UK’s terrestrial broadcasters and many of the leading production companies, as well as traditional print and business publishers, government and regulators.

Jenny Ng

Partner and Managing Director

Jenny is a Partner and Managing Director in Redshift’s Hong Kong office, overseeing the Asia Pacific region. Jenny has extensive experience in telecommunications, IT, digital media and consumer goods where she has led projects across Greater China, SEA, South Asia, Australia, New Zealand and the Middle East. She has also worked on projects that span smart cars, the luxury goods, retail, e-commerce, home shopping, and mobile gaming sectors.

James Maclaurin


James has 25 years’ operational experience as a senior manager in telecoms. Most recently he was the Group Chief Financial Officer of Axiata and the founding Chief Executive Officer of edotco, the infrastructure spinout from Axiata.
James is a Fellow of the Institute of Directors and a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland and holds degrees in Engineering and Finance from Scottish universities.

Conrad Roeber


Conrad has been a consultant to the media and communications industries in the UK and internationally for more than 24 years. Prior to Redshift, he was a Partner at both Spectrum and Mediatique and a Principal at ITN Consulting.
Conrad started his career as an Associate Producer for broadcasters including the BBC, Sky and Channel 4 before getting his MBA from Wharton and moving into strategy.

Rob Collier


Rob is a Manager at Redshift providing project oversight and co-ordination in the media and telecommunications sectors. Rob is our insight lead, specialising in extracting company data and using analytical tools to develop insights and conclusions to support strategy and valuation projects.

Deborah Clowes

Office Manager

After 10 years in Marketing and Advertising Deborah first started working for Stephen when he was producing and developing feature films.  She continues as his assistant while also managing the Redshift London office.  Please contact Deborah if you have any Accounts or UK Recruitment queries.

Kate Aylott

Executive Assistant

Kate has worked alongside Janice as an Executive Assistant for the past 15 years.  In addition to supporting the Redshift team, she is responsible for HR and marketing coordination and recruitment for the Hong Kong office.