About Us

About Global Shakers:

Our mission is to help drive positive change around the world by inspiring people.

Global Shakers is a new innovative publishing platform that profiles and tells the story of “game changers” from across industries and society—the people who are innovating, disrupting and building our future world.

We are creating irresistible content and building influential networks by bringing shakers together in unique validated communities.

Through this platform, we hope to appeal to industry professionals, innovators and everyday people from across the world who want to be informed and take inspiration from others.

Inform . Engage . Inspire

The Core Team: 

Alan Griffin | Founder & CEO: Alan is an award-winning media executive having worked for Time Inc, Forbes, Reuters, FT and AOL in the UK, the US and Asia. He has created some of the world’s leading news services while innovating with the latest in social magnification and network building.

Connor Stansfield | Lead Developer: Connor is a keen young software developer, aspiring entrepreneur and travelling musician. He has journeyed from the distant shores of New Zealand since 2016, collecting ideas and creative inspiration from around the world that have shaped his evolving views and hopes for the future.

Kezia Parkins | Managing Editor: Kezia is the managing editor and driver of day-to-day content. She has worked as an editor at the Royal College of Surgeons and Pharma Boardroom and been published in The Guardian, Momentum Magazine and Dazed & Confused. She is passionate about sustainability and circular economy and has a fascination for how technology and science are changing the world.


Ethics, Standards and Corrections:

Journalists and contributors must obey the law nor may you commission others to.

Respect peoples private and family home life get peoples consent to take video or pictures.

Journalists are expected to deliver the highest journalistic standards in terms of accuracy and verifications.

Complaints about editorial content should be referred to the management team.

Financial conflicts of interest must be raised formally and journalists should not write about stocks or shares they are recommending.

Political activities should be declared. If in doubt raise it.

Gifts need to be raised and staff or contributors should avoid any ‘preferential’ treatment in return for kind reviews.

Editorial content is independent and a corner stone of Global Shakers trustworthiness.

There must be NO plagiarism ie, presenting someone else’s work or ideas as your own, with or without their consent.

Corrections: all complaints and corrections received will be reviewed and dealt with within 24 hours.