Principal, Hertford College.
Principal, Hertford College, University of Oxford (2011-); Co-chair the Purposeful Company; non-executive director Satellite Applications Catapult; co-founder the Big Innovation Centre; Columnist; The Observer.
Formerly: Chief Executive, the Work Foundation (2000-08); Editor-in-Chief, The Observer (1996-2000); Economics Editor the Guardian (1990-96) Economics Editor, Producer and Reporter, BBC TV.
Author: The State We’re In, Them and Us, The Writing on the Wall, Saving Britain (with Andrew Adonis), The Revolution that Never Was, The World We’re In, How Good We Can Be.
An Honorary Governor of the Ditchley Foundation.