As a former longstanding editor at the U.K.'s Hi-Fi Choice magazine with over 20 years experience, Lee knows all about crafting accessible reviews and features for audio fans.
Lee is passionate about all kinds of audio tech and has been providing sound advice to enable consumers to make informed buying decisions since he joined the Consumers' Association, publisher of Which? magazine, in the 1990s. As a product tester, Lee started his consumer tech career evaluating all kinds of audio and home theatre products for Which? magazine, including CD players (remember those?), speaker systems, portable audio players and mobile phones, flatscreen TVs, and all kinds of surround sound solutions.
Trained as an 'expert listener' and a regular participant on audio and video evaluation panels, Lee has worked with some of the biggest audio brands in the world, consulting on product design and audio development.
As an experienced print editor and contributor, Lee has worked on numerous consumer tech titles (past and present), including Home Entertainment, What Home Cinema, Home Cinema Choice, What Satellite & Digital TV, and Hi-Fi Choice magazine, to name a few.
Lee covers all things audio for Tom's Guide, including headphones, wireless speakers and soundbars and loves to connect and share the mindfulness benefits that listening to music in the very best quality can bring.
When not listening to music or researching the tech behind the latest audio products, Lee can usually be found tending to his cottage garden or baking sourdough bread for villagers from his home bakery.
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