Chair: Sir John Parker GBE FREng, President, Royal Academy of Engineering Speaker: Lord Finkelstein, Associate Editor of The Times
Speaker Biography: Lord Finkelstein, Associate Editor of The Times
Lord Finkelstein is Associate Editor of The Times, a columnist and a leader writer. Before coming to the paper twelve years ago, he worked as adviser to Prime Minister John Major and then to Leader of the Opposition William Hague. At the beginning of his career as a journalist he was a technology writer. He is Chairman of Policy Exchange and joined the House of Lords in October 2013.