Skip to: Navigation | Content | Footer

Lionel Barber named as The Printing Charity’s 2018 President

The Printing Charity has announced that Lionel Barber, Editor of the Financial Times, has accepted its invitation to be the charity’s 2018 President.

Author: News Desk

Posted on: 13 April 2018 07:04

Lionel Barber named as The Printing Charity’s 2018 President

Lionel Barber: "The Printing Charity does crucial work in both protecting the industry's heritage and supporting its future."

Lionel Barber says: “At a time when the print industry faces diverse and important challenges, The Printing Charity does crucial work in both protecting the industry's heritage and supporting its future. I am delighted to be involved with the charity as its President this year and look forward to meeting the many people who make the British print industry, which I have been a part of for almost 40 years, such a rich and varied business."

Since his appointment in 2005 as Editor of the FT, he has helped position the FT as one of the first publishers to successfully transform itself into a multichannel news platform. During his tenure, the FT has won many global awards for its journalism, including four Newspaper of the Year awards, which recognise the FT’s role as a ‘21st century news organisation’ and FT.com being named Website of the Year at the 2017 Press Awards.

He has co-written several books and lectured widely on foreign policy, transatlantic relations, European security and monetary union in the US and Europe, and appears regularly on TV and radio around the world. He has interviewed many of the world’s leaders in business and politics, including Donald Trump, Barack Obama and Angela Merkel, and received several distinguished awards, including the St George Society Medal of Honour for his contribution to journalism in the transatlantic community.

Neil Lovell, The Printing Charity’s Chief Executive, says: “We are thrilled to have Lionel Barber as our President this year. He follows many distinguished charity Presidents, including the late Baroness Dean, and will, I am sure, enjoy his involvement this year. The Chair of Trustees, Jon Wright, and I look forward to working with him.”

comments powered by Disqus

Most read on InPublishing

These are the most read stories on the InPublishing website over the last 14 days, in order from the top.

Articles

Off The Page

David Hepworth
Posted on: 24 July 2018

Paper choices: 5 minutes with… Danny Doogan

Danny Doogan
Posted on: 6 September 2018

The Royals: still good for sales?

Liz Gerard
Posted on: 24 July 2018

Unreliable sources

James Evelegh
Posted on: 6 September 2018

Revenue first

James Evelegh
Posted on: 13 September 2018

Building affiliate revenue streams: dos and don’ts

Keith Walker
Posted on: 24 July 2018

Be the change makers

James Evelegh
Posted on: 24 July 2018

ABCs: the pluses

James Evelegh
Posted on: 23 August 2018

Pet magazines

Alan Geere
Posted on: 24 July 2018

This list is based on data from Google Analytics, and is refreshed every 24 hours. (Last updated: 22/09/2018 06:58)

Find out more about

InPub Weekly: Sign-up

Click here to sign up for our free weekly email newsletter:

Sign up now!

Magazine registration

Next Top Tips Webinar

7 Top Tips for Saving Time & Money on Editorial Contributions

2.30-3.00pm (BST), Tuesday 16 October 2018

Clair Lawson

Webinar sponsored by

Publishing Partners Guide

Guide to paid-content