Geoff de Freitas Managing Director

Geoff has more than 25 years experience in magazine publishing. He has worked as a sub-editor and in various editorial management roles at The Sunday Times, Broadcast, Euroweek, The Treasurer and The Accountant. In 1992, he moved to Hong Kong where he worked for Hong Kong Tatler and founded Finance Asia and Asian Investor. In 2001 he moved to Shanghai where he set up Shanghai Business Review. Geoff has an M.A. in Philosophy and Psychology from Brasenose College, University of Oxford


Thomas McKinley Editorial Director

Thomas attended Villanova University on a full academic scholarship, studying English and Business. After attaining an M.A. in English Literature from the University of London, he was invited to a university in China as a visiting professor and spent more than four years teaching at various universities in China and Thailand. Thomas then worked for the Global Times newspaper and Shanghai Business Review before moving to the Philippines in January 2013. In addition to his work at GMS, he manages the marketing department of Author Solutions, a subsidiary of Penguin Random House, where he supervises a team of copywriters and editors



Marilyn Usaraga Operations Manager
Marilyn  joined the GMS operation in May 2012 as a web manager. Since August 2014, she has been the Operations and Production Manager of the business where she heads up a team of 10 people.

Christine M. Lapaz Client Relationship Manager

Christine first joined GMS in 2012 and now oversees the team responsible for handling the services of new and established clients.