Charles Yardley re-joined Forbes Media in June 2017 as SVP Managing Director, Europe. Prior to June, Charles was the Chief Operating Officer at City A.M., a daily business news organization that includes the City A.M. newspaper, magazine, website and events.

Previously, Charles was Managing Director International and Publisher of Forbes Life at Forbes Media, based in London/New York.  He was responsible for running the commercial and advertising operations across all media platforms, introducing marketers to the Company’s new and highly innovative advertising products in the marketplace.

Charles also held the position of Sales Director EMEA/APAC Digital Advertising Sales for Forbes Media, responsible for leading the international sales team in their online sales efforts and integrated sales efforts.

Charles began his career as a media sales executive in 1995 and has held numerous roles since, including at the Financial Times.