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.

Why this entrepreneur turned down Richard Branson and McKinsey to start her own business

Why this entrepreneur turned down Richard Branson and McKinsey to start her own business

Caroline Plumb co-founded FreshMinds and Fluidly, despite some unexpected advice.

Russ Shaw: London's biggest tech cheerleader

Russ Shaw: London's biggest tech cheerleader

After a career spanning American Express, O2 and Skype, Russ Shaw left the corporate world to champion the capital's tech scene.

How a Syrian refugee became an award-winning cheese entrepreneur

How a Syrian refugee became an award-winning cheese entrepreneur

Razan Alsous fled the civil war in Syria with her husband and kids. Now she's an award-winning entrepreneur. Here's how she did it.

Why this management consultant became a backup dancer for Dizzee Rascal

Why this management consultant became a backup dancer for Dizzee Rascal

Accenture's Alexis Rose realised she'd sacrificed her personal life for her career, so she decided to do something about it.

Agents of Change power list 2018

Agents of Change power list 2018

It's not just up to women to #PressForProgress. We reveal the top male Agents of Change pushing for parity in the workplace.

2018 Power 50: Winners revealed

2018 Power 50: Winners revealed

We shine the spotlight on the country's 50 most inspiring senior part-timers and flex-execs.

Dame Helena Morrissey: Why it's a good time to be a girl

Dame Helena Morrissey: Why it's a good time to be a girl

The City high-flyer, mother of nine and founder of the 30% Club on 'unashamedly feminine leadership' and breaking the mould.

35 Women Under 35: Open for nominations

35 Women Under 35: Open for nominations

We've kicked off the search for this year's 35 Women Under 35, profiling the country's most talented young businesswomen. Apply here.

Where are all the women in parliament?

Where are all the women in parliament?

It's 100 years since women gained the right to vote in Britain. And yet they are still massively underrepresented in parliaments around the world.