writer, broadcaster, portfolio woman

Mary Ann Sieghart

Mary Ann Sieghart has spent most of her life as a journalist and broadcaster, working for The Times, The Independent, The Economist, The Financial Times and the BBC. She has recently been appointed a Visiting Fellow of All Souls College, Oxford, and is researching a book on why women are accorded less authority than men. She is Chair of the Social Market Foundation, a non-party-political think tank, Senior Independent Director of Henderson Smaller Companies Investment Trust and Non-Executive Director of The Merchants Trust. Until recently, she sat on the Content Board of Ofcom and the Council of Tate Modern.