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.
12 January 2012 12:00 AM
15 December 2011 12:00 AM
08 December 2011 12:00 AM
Funding and democratic crises lie ahead. The euro could perhaps survive one, but not both
01 December 2011 12:00 AM
24 November 2011 12:00 AM
The millionaire, who when his fortune is made, moves to the Isle of Man, is a tax dodger
17 November 2011 12:00 AM
A high proportion of businesses say that job-seekers lack basic literacy and numeracy
11 November 2011 12:00 AM
Our politicians don't lack brainpower or ability. But what they do lack are knowledge and training
03 November 2011 12:00 AM
The two important control mechanisms are active shareholders and perceptive regulators
27 October 2011 10:00 AM
No time should be wasted asking them to reform – just do it
27 October 2011 12:00 AM
They are no more likely to agree to reform than the Mafia. Waste no time asking them to. Just do it
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- 5 Farewell, Shameless. Your heirs have work to do
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