Executive Chairman, Citywire
Read law at Oxford. Qualified Solicitor. Investigative Financial Journalist on the Times and then the Mail on Sunday. Made financial programmes for Channel 4. Founded Citywire in 1999. Citywire publishes magazines, websites and original data. It holds Events in over 15 countries and four continents. We have offices in London, New York, Munich, Milan Singapore and Hong Kong and employ over 200 people. Raised £2 million initial capital to start the business and then further funding from Reuters plc.
I have experience in Journalism and Entrepreneurship, company culture and the difficulty of choosing the right career path!
President & Deputy Chair, John Lewis Partnership Council & Deputy Chairman, National Equality Standard
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Peer & Former Cabinet Minister
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