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.
06 November 2013 06:02 PM
These are the three questions IDS should currently be asking
23 October 2013 02:17 AM
At the same time as HMRC complains about avoidance, it is creating fresh loopholes
15 October 2013 05:42 PM
Governments were intent on shielding voters from understanding how much sovereignty we had lost
09 October 2013 07:44 AM
No winner can come out of this stalemate with their head held high
01 October 2013 06:12 PM
Politicians need to be attentive to those who find themselves on a downward financial escalator. Otherwise, extremists are more than ready to lend an ear
24 September 2013 05:14 PM
Planning far ahead does not fit the marketing needs of political campaigning
10 September 2013 06:18 PM
A series of defeats have done for colonialism, and its more virulent form, imperialism
03 September 2013 05:41 PM
The near-bankruptcy of the Co-op bank is an awful warning of what can go wrong
30 July 2013 05:16 PM
When superiors fire off insults, it is a symptom of instability within the organisation
26 July 2013 06:05 PM
The two explanations put forward by Soca for its inaction have the marks of having been thought up at the last minute
The food poverty scandal that shames Britain: Nearly 1m people rely on handouts to eat – and benefit reforms may be to blame
US Navy christens huge $3 billion destroyer ship USS Zumwalt that appears as a fishing boat on enemy radar
Scottish independence: It is the English who should be on their knees, begging the Scots to vote ‘No’
Nigel Farage fatigue? Half of voters ‘immune’ to Ukip’s appeal
Nigel Farage on Have I Got News For You: Ukip leader ridiculed over expenses and party 'fruitcakes'
Nigel Farage: I’m taking on the status quo, and the Establishment’s fighting back
- 1 Are you turning into your dad? The top ten signs you've embraced dad-ism revealed as survey says 38 is age men turn into their father
- 2 Overheard in Waitrose: documenting the chatter in 'Britain's poshest supermarket'
- 3 Video of British Muslims dancing to Pharrell Williams's hit Happy attacked as 'sinful'
- 4 24 people applied for the 'world's toughest job', here are their interviews
- 5 Grace Dent on TV: Game of Thrones has jumped the shark