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.
Portfolio Chair & Entrepreneur
Editor, You Mag
Founder, Kitchen Table Partners
Chairman, Ofcom & Former Chairman of Channel 4 & Santander
MP & Former Minister for Culture, Communications and Creative Industries
Professor of Journalism