Andreas Whittam Smith
Andreas Whittam Smith was a financial journalist until 1985 when he led the team that founded The Independent. The paper’s first editor (1986-1994), he has subsequently been the president of the British Board of Film Classification (1998-2002) and chairman of the Financial Ombudsman Service (1998-2003). He is currently First Church Estates Commissioner responsible for £5bn of the Church's investments, and chairman of the Children's Mutual.
17 September 2014 07:39 PM
If Scotland votes yes, it would be one of the UK's greatest shows of political engagement
11 September 2014 06:19 PM
As long as the right lessons are learnt
03 September 2014 06:13 PM
We might find that, after all, no ceasefire had been brokered
23 July 2014 06:43 PM
And now George Osborne has a plan to help us avoid doing that
16 July 2014 06:04 PM
Little that the Prime Minister says about the reshuffle bears scrutiny
14 July 2014 08:20 PM
The route out of the impasse was found in part through facilitated conversations, in which differences can be deeply explored and solutions sought
10 July 2014 06:44 PM
Our leaders should show more dignity in defeat
02 July 2014 07:05 PM
After a string of unprecedented sex abuse and hacking trials, it would make sense
Rupert Murdoch should bear some responsibility for the crimes that the phone-hacking trial uncovered
24 June 2014 02:31 PM
The focus now turns to the man whose company owned the News of the World
18 June 2014 05:49 PM
They are more interested in announcements than delivery
Nigel Farage: Me vs Russell Brand on Question Time – he's got the chest hair but where are his ideas?
Shock poll shows voters believe Ukip is to the left of the Tories
Disgruntled RBS worker writes hilarious open letter to Russell Brand after anti-capitalist publicity stunt leaves him hungry
New era of cheap oil 'will destroy green revolution'
Ukip founder Alan Sked and Nigel Farage 'begged Enoch Powell to stand as a candidate'
Ukip candidate jokes about 'shooting peasants' in racist and homophobic rant
- 2 Harry Potter fans can apply to the Hogwarts-inspired College of Wizardry
- 3 Jessica Chambers: 19-year-old woman 'doused with lighter fluid and burned alive' in the US
- 4 Russell Brand calls Nigel Farage 'poundshop Enoch Powell' in BBC Question Time debate
- 5 Orange Wednesdays are no more