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.
14 November 2013 05:17 PM
Freud saw culture as a veneer through which destructive forces could break
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
Pope Francis declares evolution and Big Bang theory are real and God is not 'a magician with a magic wand'
Huge surge in Ukip support after EU funding row, according to new poll
Ukip ‘exploiting grooming scandal’ to secure party’s first police chief
Nigel Farage: 'There’s nothing wrong with white people blacking up'
Maureen Lipman says 'she can't vote Labour while Ed Miliband is leader'
Muslims, immigration and teenage pregnancy: British people are ignorant about almost everything
- 1 'Nasa Confirms Six Days of Darkness in December': No, they don't - it's a hoax
- 2 Canadian actor punched in face after 'Islamophobia' experiment goes wrong in wake of Ottawa shooting
- 3 Woman blinded as a child can see again after hitting her head on a coffee table
- 4 Paul Hollywood: Police asked if I wanted them to arrest Mary Berry for vandalism after she 'defaced' my car
- 5 If you think Russell Brand’s new book is confused, you should read what his critics have to say about it