Company Profile

Since 1993 Media Systems has operated as an Independent software specialist providing integrated solutions for the Publishing and Communication Industries.

We excel in providing Publishing, Sales, Production, Financial and Web Systems to the UK Publishing and Communications Industry and have a base of over 50 corporate customers in the UK, Eire and South Africa. 

The core management team 

MSL has extensive experience in the Publishing and Communications Industry and is well equipped to provide the high quality and cost justified solutions demanded by its customers. 

In MSL we welcome Innovation and more efficient ways of responding to the changing needs of our customers. 

To achieve this MSL has combined with the best independent developers and publishing specialists to enable it to stay ahead of the emerging technologies and applications.

John Matthews - Non Executive Chairman

John trained as a Chartered Accountant and then entered the world of merchant banking with Rothschilds and then County Nat West. He is now on the board of SDL plc, Diploma plc, Media Systems Ltd, Forest School, Essex and P. Matthews Ltd.

Ian Bennett - Managing Director

Ian founded Media Systems in 1993 and has managed the business since. Prior to this he worked for IBM in a senior management position before leaving and founding DPS Typecraft in 1985.

Management Team  

Jim Carter Systems Director  
Paul Driscoll Publishing Director
Andy Jones Sales Director

Latest News

  • Time Inc UK major publishing project

  • DVV Media live with upgraded SOP Adtakr

  • Evening Standard to use ConTextual

  • SBP live with WoodWing Enterprise

  • Lexis Nexis DAM & CMS implementation

  • Cousins Catalogue take new automation tool