December 2013. Re-elected June 2016
Key areas of experience:
commercial management, government affairs, communications, digital and media, legal services.
Current external appointments:
Senior Independent Director, Twitter, Inc. Senior Independent Director, Pure Tech Health Inc. Member, charitable boards including The MacArthur Foundation (Chairman), London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (Chairman), and The Carter Center. Member, Board of the Royal College of Art. Member of the Visiting Committee for the MIT Media Lab. Member, Board of Bridge International Academies (HQ – Kenya).
Previous relevant experience:
Chief Executive Officer, Pearson plc 1997-2012. Chief Executive Officer, The Economist Group from 1993-1996. President, The Economist Group US 1985-1993. Lawyer practising in the US 1975-1985.