Mary Ann Sieghart

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(journalist, editor, radio presenter)
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Born6 August 1961
Hammersmith, London, England
Alma materCobham Hall School, Bedales School, Wadham College (Oxford)
Attended 2001 Bilderberg as assistant editor of The Times.

Employment.png Visiting Professor

In office
Apr 2020 - Present
EmployerKing's College London

Employment.png Radio Presenter

In office
2008 - Present
EmployerBBC Radio 4
Not full time job

Employment.png The Times/Editor

In office
1988 - 2007

Mary Ann Corinna Howard Sieghart [1] is an English author, journalist, radio presenter and former assistant editor of The Times, where she wrote columns about politics, social affairs and life in general. She has also written a weekly political column in The Independent.

She attended the 2001 Bilderberg meeting. By 2021, she is a Visiting Professor at King's College London, a place with major links to the intelligence community.[2]

On BBC Radio 4, she has been a presenter of Start the Week and has also presented Fallout, Analysis, Profile, One to One and Beyond Westminster, as well as many one-off documentaries.[3] She chaired the think tank Social Market Foundation from 2010 to 2020.[1]

She has been a non-executive director of the Content Board of the UK "communications regulator" Ofcom, and is currently a Trustee and Chair of the Investment Committee of The Scott Trust (owner of The Guardian and The Observer) and non-executive director of two large FTSE investment trusts: Pantheon International and The Merchants Trust. In 2018, she was named as one of the Female FTSE 100 Women to Watch.[4]

She was appointed a Visiting Fellow of All Souls College, Oxford, for the academic year 2018–19, where she researched The Authority Gap. She has since been an Associate Member of Nuffield College, Oxford (2019-20) and a Senior Academic Visitor at Oriel College, Oxford (2020-21).


Event Participated in

Bilderberg/200124 May 200127 May 2001Sweden
The 49th Bilderberg, in Sweden. Reported on the WWW.
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