Rachel Johnson

Non-executive director

Rachel Johnson is a journalist, television presenter and novelist who has worked and lived in Brussels, Washington DC and London.

After leaving Oxford she was the first female graduate trainee at the FT. She has worked for the Foreign Office’s Policy Planning staff and been a senior broadcast journalist for the BBC. Her career in newspapers started aged 23 and she has written regular columns for the Sunday Times, the Financial Times, The Sunday Telegraph, The Daily Telegraph and the Evening Standard as well as magazines. She is a weekly columnist for The Mail on Sunday and from 2009 until 2011 was editor of The Lady.

She is the author of six books including A Diary of the Lady and novels including Notting Hell, its sequel Shire Hell, and Winter Games. Her new novel Fresh Hell (Penguin) is out in 2015.