Kate Bassett

Features editor

Kate has been a business journalist for the past 14 years, editing Real Business magazine and writing for The Times, The Guardian and The Financial Times. At MT, you'll find her interviewing business big shots and entrepreneurs, commissioning columnists and running MT's Inspiring Women event.

Pocket Sun, SoGal Ventures: 'I don't look anything like a typical VC'

Pocket Sun, SoGal Ventures: 'I don't look anything like a typical VC'

How a 25-year-old Asian entrepreneur is redefining the world of venture capital.

Claudi & Fin co-founder: 'Brexit shrank our margins overnight'

Claudi & Fin co-founder: 'Brexit shrank our margins overnight'

How Britain's fastest growing lolly brand has been hit by Brexit.

Introducing MT's 35 Women Under 35 2017

Introducing MT's 35 Women Under 35 2017

Bold, ambitious and dedicated, this year's 35 Women Under 35 are rewriting the rules of work.

Timpson's chairman on 'upside-down management'

Timpson's chairman on 'upside-down management'

John Timpson talks stupid rules and handing over to the next generation.

Piccolo founder: 'Britain needs more female investors'

Piccolo founder: 'Britain needs more female investors'

More than a quarter of Piccolo's funding comes from female investors. But finding them was tough, says baby-food entrepreneur Cat Gazzoli.

What's life like for a young funeral director?

What's life like for a young funeral director?

SLICE OF LIFE: Poppy Mardall, founder of Poppy's Funerals, on swapping art for coffins, and the delights of Tooting.

The entrepreneur breathing new life into death

The entrepreneur breathing new life into death

Poppy Mardall gave up a career at Sotheby's to launch her own funeral business. Here's why she's gone from auction house to undertaker.

Amanda McMillan, AGS Airports: 'Boring boards will put women off'

Amanda McMillan, AGS Airports: 'Boring boards will put women off'

The boss of Aberdeen, Glasgow and Southampton Airports - and one of the top women in the aviation industry - on bored boards, Brexit and why she treats every day like a recession.

Ad agency rebrands with the name of its Jewish founders

Ad agency rebrands with the name of its Jewish founders

In a stand against xenophobia, advertising giant Grey has renamed itself Valenstein & Fatt to acknowledge its Jewish founders.

Meg Lustman, Hobbs: 'A career break won't harm your career'

Meg Lustman, Hobbs: 'A career break won't harm your career'

Hobbs CEO Meg Lustman didn't return to work full-time for 13 years after having kids - but that hasn't stopped her rising to the top in retail.