About Us

About Plant Planet

Plant Planet is an independent magazine bringing the latest news, releases and insights from the Plant Machinery Industry to one place. We cover news from across the construction industry. Our core aim is to provide readers with impartial information from across the world of Heavy Machinery in a variety of formats.

From our bi-monthly magazine to online news platform, we bring the information you need in a way to suit you. Whether it’s information about the latest shows in the industry, an insight from one of our industry experts, or the details on the latest Heavy Machinery releases – Plant Planet is the magazine for you.

Plant Planet is a Kiwi Media & Promotions Publication.

Our team

Meet the team behind Plant Planet Magazine

Brendon Cook

Managing Director

With experience building and running multiple businesses, Brendon is a highly motivated person that drives the team forwards. As a New Zealander, Brendon is always keen to put on a BBQ and loves a G&T!

Darren Shelton

Business Manager

Darren oversees the overall operations for Plant Planet; these include Sales, New Client Partnerships & Exhibitions. He has an extensive career within sales, including a number of roles at a Senior Management Level.

Darren is a sucker for chocolate, in particular “Cadbury’s fruit & Nut”.

Hannah Bounford

Head of Creative

Hannah has both B.A. (Hons) and M.A. degrees from the University of Chichester, having won awards for her writing during her time there. Since graduating, Hannah has been in charge of editorial content and magazine design at Plant Planet. 

Hannah loves a good dance – especially if Frankie Valli is playing.

Phillip Every

Sales consultant

Phil has a vast experience of multi-media projects across online, print and events, in gaining and protecting existing revenues.

Kate Hutchison

Social Media


Kate is a graduate from the University of Portsmouth with both a B.A. (Hons) and MSc degree. Kate deals with marketing, writing blogs and also is the social media co-ordinator for Plant Planet.

Max Brook

Sales Consultant

Max is an experienced Sales Consultant with a history of providing great Customer Service. Skilled in Account Management, Customer Relationship Management, and Time Management. Max has an Extended Diploma focused in Business & Applied Law from Chichester College. 

Ioana-Lia Palosanu

Digital Content Designer

Ioana is in charge of website design for Plant Planet, ensuring everything is running smoothly ‘behind the scenes’. She is currently on her year abroad, studying Computer Science in Singapore. In her spare time she enjoys playing lacrosse and travelling.


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Our hours

8:30 AM – 5:30 PM
Monday – Friday

Contact us

Phone: 01243 345319
Email: [email protected]