Giles is a former Editor-In-Chief of Property Week who started in journalism at its predecessor Estates Times in 1988. He has also worked as News Editor at the architects’ paper Building Design and as Deputy Editor at Building magazine.
During his time at Property Week he led the brand to the Professional Publishers Association Weekly Magazine of the Year award in 2007 and 2009 and to the PPA Business Media Brand of the Year title in 2012. He also led propertyweek.com to the Association of Online Publishers’ Editorial Team of the Year title in 2010 and the Business Website of the Year title in 2012. Giles was later named PPA Business Editor of the Year in 2009, and British Society of Magazine Editors Business Editor of the Year in 2012.
Since joining FTI Consulting in 2013 he has worked on a number of corporate and financial PR briefs, focused on the built environment.