Trustee, National Portrait Gallery & Former Journalist and Editor, TLS
From 1992 to 2002 I was Editor of The Times but today am an editor and writer specialising in the ancient classical world. My books, On the Spartacus Road (2010) and Alexandria (2013) combine memoir, history and travel writing. In 2012 I was Chair of Judges for the Man Booker Prize for fiction.
CMO Viacom UK & SVP, Youth and Music, Viacom International
Peer & Former Cabinet Minister
Philosopher & Podcaster
Co-founder, Webber Phillips & Former President & Deputy Chair, John Lewis Partnership Council
Chairman, Ofcom & Former Chairman of Channel 4 & Santander