Meribeth Parker is a Non-Executive Director for Jimmy Choo plc, Bally and Belstaff as well as founder of Meribeth Parker Consulting working across media and luxury brands. Meribeth is currently working on a project for News UK as Consultant Publisher re-launching LUXX Magazine for The Times and Style Magazine for The Sunday Times.
Meribeth was previously Group Publishing Director at Hearst Magazines UK where she was responsible for the publishing and commercial strategy of the company’s luxury portfolio of brands which included Harper’s Bazaar, ELLE and ELLE Decoration, and launched Town & Country magazine in the UK.
Originally from Canada, Meribeth worked for ten years in the tourism and hospitality industry before moving to the UK in 1995 where she spent five years as Publishing Director of WHERE London Magazine. She joined the National Magazine Company (now Hearst Magazines UK) in 2001 and spent three years as Promotions Director for Harper’s & Queen, Esquire and Country Living Magazines. In 2004 she was promoted to the role of Publishing Director for the wedding titles, and since has published various print and digital properties across the portfolio.
Meribeth is the President of the Education Pillar for the British Fashion Council and on the Board of the Women of Influence campaign for Cancer Research UK.