David Wilson - Publisher

David is the Owner and Publisher of Retreading Business. With over 30 years' experience as a specialist tyre industry journalist, he first entered the tyre industry in 1987 as Editor of Tyres & Accessories. He was Editor of Tyre Trade News between 1993-96 before establishing Retreading Business in 1997. In 2004 he acquired the Malaysian tyre magazine The Tyreman, before establishing Tyre & Rubber Recycling in 2009. In addition to his publishing ventures, he was also Director of the Retread Manufacturers' Association between 2004 and 2014.


Phone: (44) 1270 668 718



Valentine Iwenwanne

Valentine is responsible for covering the retreading industry on the African continent. Based in Lagos, he is a Nigerian journalist who has covered a wide range of topics from politics to global health for international publications. He studied Journalism at the Nigerian Institute of Journalism, Lagos, Nigeria.



Ewan Scott

Ewan has been editor of Retreading Business since 2006 and of Tyre & Rubber Recycling since the magazine was founded. During this period he has become an expert on the global tyre recycling sector. He has many years' experience as an automotive journalist including a period at Tyres & Accessories.


Satnam Singh

Satnam has been writing for Retreading Business since 2001 as a freelance correspondent. Based in New Delhi, India, he is associated with almost a dozen trade journals covering the automobile and allied industries. For Retreading Business he is responsible for covering South Asia, the Middle East and Africa, as well as occasionally covering stories from South East Asia.


Phone: (+91) 9811018353


John Stone

John Stone has worked within the international tyre media industry for the past 25 years as a journalist and editor of various publications. In 2004 he formed Sapphire Media Services as a Business Media Consultancy and currently works with a number of exclusive clients handling their PR and promotional activities in the UK, Europe, USA, South Africa, Singapore, India and China. John is also associated with various tyre and automotive magazines around the world contributing a monthly column regarding various aspects of the market.



Adrian Stuart

Adrian, located in Madrid, has joined the editorial team as a correspondent for the Valebridge Publications Ltd Group. Before starting in 2020 for Retreading Business, Adrian graduated with an English degree before working within marketing and recruitment in the non-profit sector. Recently he changed direction, undertaking a course in Marketing and International Business as a means towards moving into the journalism field, which he counts as his lifelong ambition.


Phone: (44) 1270 668 718




Mary Tang

Mary is the Editor of The Tyreman and Truck & Bus News, with more than 20 years of experience in the industry.  Prior to her current position, she was a sub-editor of Business World ( 1991-95) . In July 1995, she joined The Tyreman.  Though she holds a bachelor’s degree in accounting, her passion in writing led her into journalism. Based in Kuala Lumpur, she writes articles for us on the Malaysian and other South East Asian markets.

Phone: (60) 3 7781 1323



Vladislav Vorotnikov

Vladislav Vorotnikov is a Russian journalist specialising in the automotive, agriculture and energy sectors. He reports on the tyre issues arising in the Eurasia Economy Union country members and Eastern European countries. He has been contributing to Retreading Business and Tyre and Rubber Recycling since 2014.


Richard Wilson

Since 2015, Richard has worked as a correspondent for all of the titles across the Valebridge Publications Ltd Group namely: Retreading Business, Tyre & Rubber Recycling, Commercial Tyre Business, The Tyreman and Truck and Bus News. He also manages our media agency, Valebridge Media Services from our Madrid office. 


Phone: (44) 1270 668 718



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