Catherine Mayer is a journalist, commentator, co-founder and President of the Women’s Equality Party and best-selling author. In a career spanning staff jobs at the Economist and more than a decade at TIME magazine, in senior positions including London Bureau Chief, Europe Editor and Editor-at-Large, she has spent more than three decades covering politics, business and the biggest events of our times and interviewed many world-famous figures.
Her book, Attack of the Fifty Foot Women: How Gender Equality Can Save the World!, was published in 2017 to critical acclaim. Her biography of Prince Charles, Charles: The Heart of a King is a Sunday Times Top 10 bestseller and generated worldwide headlines with its claims of dysfunction in the royal courts. Her 2011 book Amortality: The Pleasures and Perils of Living Agelessly, exploring our changing attitudes to age and ageing, has been translated into many different languages. Catherine frequently appears on broadcast media and is a popular keynote speaker.
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Journalist, writer and co-founder with Sandi Toksvig) of the UK's fastest-growing new political party, the Women's Equality Party. Speaks on politics, feminist issues, and age - why we don't grow old as we used to and the benefits of age diverse work forces.
A runner up on ITV1's "I'm a Celebrity...Get me out of here!", Jennie Bond is one of the most familiar faces on British television having been the the BBC's Royal Correspondent for over thirteen years.
Former editor of the Sunday Mirror and Sunday Express, she was the first woman to edit a national newspaper and worked for both Maxwell and Murdoch, but was sacked by neither! Mother of Claudia Winkleman.
Former MP and cabinet minister who has now built a successful career in the arts and media as a popular BBC TV presenter, particularly with his series Great British Railway Journeys.
This writer and comedienne is a familiar presence on numerous programmes and is the new chair of QI, having taken over from Stephen Fry.