Chris was appointed Group chief executive in July 2013. He originally joined the company as Group finance director in July 2005. In April 2010 he also took on the responsibility for The Economist Intelligence Unit as its managing director. Previously he was the corporate development director of Incisive Media, finance director of the TBP Group and director of the Financial Times and Tax Division.
Appointed as a non-executive director in February 2018 as non-executive chairman in July 2018. Non-executive chairman of Heathrow Airport and Hakluyt and serves on the board of Square, Inc. Chairman of the audit and finance commission of the International Association of Athletics Federations. Previously a partner at Goldman Sachs, CEO of the London Organising Committee for the Olympic and Paralympic Games and a member of the board of the organising committee for the Rugby World Cup in 2015. He also served the UK government as a treasury minister in the House of Lords.
Appointed as a non-executive director in July 2009. Chairman and CEO of EXOR, chairman of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, Giovanni Agnelli and PartnerRe. Vice-chairman of Ferrari and GEDI Gruppo Editoriale. Also a board member of MoMA.
Director of Bronfman Rothschild, Chrome Hearts Holdings, and Jet Linx Global.
Appointed as a non-executive director in November 2015. Managing director of EXOR Group, deputy chair, Royal Opera House, trustee of the Royal Academy of Arts Trust and the Chairman of CNH Industrial.
Appointed as a non-executive director in February 2016. Co-founder and CEO of Palantir. Received his PhD from the University of Frankfurt and a law degree from Stanford.
Appointed as a non-executive director in July 2017. A member of the International Advisory Council of the Brookings Institution. Previously a non-executive director of Schroders.
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Appointed as Editor-in-Chief, The Economist and a director in February 2015, having previously been the business affairs editor. She joined the company in 1994 after spending two years as an economist at the IMF.