The Board

The Media Standards Trust is governed by a board comprising respected figures from civil society and the media. The board meets four times a year to decide on the overall strategy for the MST.

Mary-Ellen Barker | Journalist

Sir David Bell (Chair) | Formerly Chairman, Financial Times

Sir Cyril Chantler | Chairman, King’s Fund

Geraint Talfan Davies | Chair, Institute of Welsh Affairs

Will Davies | Research Fellow in Governance, Accountability and Innovation at the Institute for Science, Innovation and Society, Saïd Business School, University of Oxford

Roger GraefFilms of Record

Baroness Helena Kennedy QC | Lawyer, writer, broadcaster, Principal of Mansfield College, Oxford

David Loyn | Developing world correspondent, BBC

Charles Manby | Goldman Sachs

Julia Middleton (Deputy Chair) | CEO, Common Purpose

The Right Reverend Stephen Platten | Bishop of Wakefield

Sir Anthony Salz | Executive Vice Chairman, NM Rothschild; member of the Scott Trust

Albert Scardino | Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist

Anthony SmithBroadcaster, author and academic

Sue Stapely | Sue Stapely Consulting

Sir Robert Worcester | Founder, MORI



Staff – London

The MST has a small full-time staff, based at King’s College London

Martin Moore | Director

Edward Crane | The Orwell Prize Administrator

Gordon Neil RamsayResearch Fellow

Staff – New Zealand

Ben Campbell | Developer

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