Andrew SaundersDeputy Editor
Andrew Saunders - Deputy Editor
Saunders has interviewed just about everyone who is anyone for MT, from entrepreneurs to captains of industry and even the odd (sometimes very odd) politician and sporting hero. Ken Clarke, Peter Mandelson and Sir Alex Ferguson standing out in his memory amongst the latter, despite the fact that he knows nothing about football and only marginally more about politics.
But it is business which remains his abiding professional interest, not least because of the growing influence which business and those who conduct it enjoy over the daily lives of so many of us 21st century ‘global citizens’.
Figuring out exactly how everything from a one-man start-up to a vast multinational works, and what makes their founders, leaders and employees tick, is what gets him out of bed in the morning. That and the demands of his small but strident six year-old daughter, Katy.
Latest Articles From This Author
- The doomsday scenario of machines taking our work and destroying society as we know it is not new, but The Rise of the Robots cranks up the debate.
- So James Murdoch is to return to Sky as chairman, four years after News UK's phone hacking scandal forced him out. Boxset material, surely?
- Britain's leading engineer is having a turbulent time after a string of bad management decisions.
- Prices are sky high, unaffordability is at near record levels and not enough new homes are being built, despite endless government incentives. How do we address our property problem?
- The world's most unlikely Franco-Japanese auto alliance has been under increasing strain, but despite the headlines it's about more than government meddling.
- As if RR didn't have enough to cope with, now it seems that Downing Street is considering nationalising the troubled firm's nuclear submarine business.
- Once an exciting fintech prospect, the mobile payments business has had a disastrous year losing 90% of its share value.
- If you've got top-team ambitions and have spent 1,000 Co-op points this year, listen up. The funerals-to-supermarkets mutual is hiring member directors.
- You can't deny that George Osborne has made the last Wednesday in Nov his own. But apart from showcasing the chancellor's presentation skills, what is the autumn statement actually for?
- RR's under pressure CEO Warren East is to outline his turnaround plan today. Will it be enough to keep investor ValueAct happy...
- A senior exec at pension fund Standard Life, which owns 1% of HSBC, has said it would back a decision by the bank to leave the country.
- After US hedge fund ValueAct doubled its stake, shareholders are now pushing RR to give the activist investor a seat on the board.
- The much delayed report by QC Andrew Green into the collapse of HBOS in 2008 has finally been published. Hold on tight!
- From Amazon to Goldman Sachs and from the Met Police to Google, the latest list of the UK's top part-time execs shows that big jobs can be done on reduced hours.
- The votes have been counted and the results are in - no, not the latest round of Strictly Come Dancing, but the even more hotly anticipated winners of the MT/PA Wearables at Work Awards.
- Splits over a response to the Syrian refugee crisis and the looming Brexit referendum are not good news for the EU.
- Barclays is reportedly on the cusp of having new CEO, Jes Staley - a hedge fund boss who spent 34 years at JP Morgan in New York.
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