The Shares team

The Shares team

Daniel Coatsworth

Daniel Coatsworth has been a journalist for the past 20 years. He has written for Shares since 2005 and has been editor since 2014. He previously worked at Teletext writing about the UK stock market and money matters. He has also written for The Independent, Evening Standard, The Week and a wide range of financial trade media.

He is an expert on equities and funds and is one of the leading commentators in the field of financial education for the retail investment market. Daniel is an avid gig-goer and swimmer.

At Shares, he specialises in the mining and leisure sectors, although most of the time he writes about nearly everything to do with investing.

Tom Sieber

Tom Sieber has more than decade’s experience working in journalism. He started his career at the award-winning regional newspaper The Chester Chronicle and joined Shares 10 years ago.

At Shares, he specialises in the oil, gas, media, housebuilding and property sectors. Tom also manages the Spotlight supplement series.

Steven Frazer

Steven Frazer has written about London-listed companies, finance and business for around 18 years. He won the PwC UK Tech Journalist of the Year award in 2013. He is a qualified Diver Master, Spurs obsessive and Ska music fan.

At Shares, he writes about the technology, electronics, engineering, alternative energy and utilities sectors. Steven also edits the daily news stories on Shares’ website.

James Crux

James Crux has been with Shares since 2011, having previously been the editor of Growth Company Investor and a writer for investment and business titles What Investment and Business XL.

At Shares, James writes about the retail, food/beverage, gambling, tobacco, personal goods, leisure goods and household goods sectors. He is also Shares’ funds and investment trust expert.

Ian Conway

Ian Conway joined Shares in October 2018 after more than 30 years in the City analysing UK and European companies. He enjoys reading financial papers and building spreadsheets. He also enjoys music, food and wine.

At Shares, he writes about banks, insurers, financial companies and the support services sector, as well as general articles about investing.

Lisa-Marie Janes

Lisa-Marie is an NCTJ qualified journalist with experience writing for a range of titles including Time Out London and The Observer. She joined Shares and its sister service Stockmarketwire in 2016. Lisa-Marie likes to play video and board games, bake cakes and dabbles in yoga and pilates; a far cry from her karate training as a student.

At Shares, Lisa-Marie writes about the pharmaceutical, biotechnology, chemical, travel and industrial transport sectors.