HIP

Meet the HIP Team

The only magazine for Plumbing & Heating Students and Apprentices

Founded in 2006, SNG Publishing is dedicated to delivering world-class learning materials and events to support learners and lecturers in the construction, engineering and hairdressing & barbering trades

Sarah Edwards

EDITOR

A tea-drinking, barre attempting designer/editor with a dubious talent for reciting the alphabet backwards! A lover of gin, country walks and bakewell tarts – not always, but sometimes together!

Alex South

DIGITAL EDITOR

A record collecting outdoor explorer, with a passion for cooking (and eating) most foods on the planet. Loves a pint of Guinness and can usually be found halfway up a mountain or right side of the speakers at music festivals.

Lee Owen

SENIOR GRAPHIC DESIGNER

A graphic wizard who loves eating cereal out of a mug. Hates slow Wi-Fi and losing his usual parking spot.

Heather Thorp

BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT MANAGER

Owns way too many scented candles, loves baking (and eating) is the proud owner of 3 dogs and a cat but would also like chickens. Has been known to plod out the odd 5k, 10k and half marathon.

Patrick Blore

BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT MANAGER

Nicknamed Postie. Aspiring to be the Wolf of the West Mids. A lover of sport (blessed with supporting the best team in the Midlands, Coventry). Partial to a hot chocolate.

Laura Biskupowicz

EVENTS AND MARKETING ASSISTANT

Needs 5 heaters and 3 coats to start working in the office. Watches way too many TikTok’s and is obsessed with her cat.

Tom Beeston

EVENTS AND MARKETING ASSISTANT

Beer pong champion (team cider all the way) with a mild obsession for Doritos. Not great at conversation before 10am but the king of Dad jokes from then onwards.

Emily Hilton

OPERATIONS MANAGER

A snow-loving winter worshipper, part-time thespian, with county champion eye-rolling skills. Known for her positive “Monica” influence and PhD level organisational prowess.

Zoë Tanner

MANAGING DIRECTOR

A social butterfly with a passion for positivity, sunshine, travel and laughter-filled fun times. Regularly found pondering ideas whilst simultaneously cycling, listening to loud music and playing solitaire on her iPad.

Celia Matthews

OWNER

A vegan-ish coffee connoisseur with a passion for fast cars and a general lust for life, whose foray into plumbing sparked the idea for a publishing powerhouse.

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