The Malaga Guru team

The Malaga Guru team is made up of a broad spectrum of people, from different ages and backgrounds.

We all, however, have one thing in common: a love for the city of Malaga, its culture and its people!

Meet the founder

Daryl Finch

Owner / editor in chief

A permanent Malaga resident since 2014, having first fallen in love with the city on his Erasmus year. After working for many years in local expat media, Daryl gained expert knowledge in life from the perspective of foreign residents and decided to co-found Malaga Guru in 2016.


Jennifer Kennedy


English teacher and writer who moved to Malaga from sunny Scotland in 2021.

Henry Flynn


Freelance journalist and TEFL teacher impassioned by Spain and Hispanic culture.

Eva Rutkele

Multimedia creator

New Malaga resident, always with a camera in hand to capture special moments.

Fabian Pakulat

Technical advisor

CEO of CdS Marketing ONline and journalist for Costa del Sol Online.

Laurence Crumbie

Feature writer

Conscientious foodie driven by an interest in the sustainability of the planet.

Sophie Akopyan

Blog writer

Multilingual long-time Malaga resident with a fervent fascination for coffee and painting.

Want to join the team?

If you would like to be part of the Malaga Guru team, we’d love to hear from you!

We’re always looking for feature writers, blog writers, restaurant reviewers, photographers, video editors and influencers

If this sounds like you, send us an email at

Be sure to tell us about the type of content you’d like to contribute, a bit about yourself and your connection to the city of Malaga.