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Bronwen Maddox

Former director of the Institute for Government

Bronwen Maddox was the director of the Institute for Government from 2016–22

Before joining the Institute, Bronwen was editor and chief executive of Prospect, a leading monthly current affairs magazine. Prior to that she was chief foreign commentator, foreign editor and US editor of The Times, supervising its award-winning coverage of September 11 2001. She was previously at the Financial Times, where she ran award-winning investigations and wrote economics editorials.

Before becoming a journalist, she was an investment analyst in the City and a director of Kleinwort Benson Securities, where she ran its highly-rated team analysing world media stocks.

She has a degree in Politics, Philosophy and Economics from St John’s College, Oxford. She is a governor of the Ditchley Foundation, which fosters transatlantic relations, and a non-executive board member of the Law Commission, the public body which recommends reform of laws in England and Wales.  

Bronwen is currently a Visiting Professor in The Policy Institute at King’s College London (since March 2018).

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