The Team

We're passionate about music and what we're trying to achieve, but we'd also like to think that we don't take ourselves too seriously either.

Introducing all of the people who make the Big Bear roar...

 

Jim Simpson
Managing Director

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At Big Bear since 1968

Ron Simpson
News/Features Editor Jazz Rag

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Job Role: Commissioning and writing features for Jazz Rag, preparing news items and assisting with lay-out and editing.

At Big Bear since 1995

Tim Jennings
Commercial Director

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Job Role: Agency, tour & event management / Festival operations & logistics / Sponsorship & advertising

At Big Bear since 1988

Russell Fletcher
Planning and Development Manager

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At Big Bear since May 2006

Yue Yang
Development Manager / International Editor The Jazz Rag

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Job Role: Marketing, promotion, international liaison, festival management and coordination, editorial. Attend Midem annually [world's most important music business convention, held in Cannes, France].

At Big Bear since November 2005

Josh Nappin
Online Strategy Manager

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Job Role: Creating promotional material and marketing strategies via online social media

At Big Bear since September 2011

Waqar Azam
Marketing, Promotions and Press Intern

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Job Role: Marketing, promotions, press, strategies, social media management and general Big Bear stuff

At Big Bear since September 2011

Sam Hunt
Intern

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Job Role: Writing Press, Creative input, Cups of tea

At Big Bear since October 2011