Sir Andreas Whittam Smith(1937-), Newspaper editor; co-founder of 'The Independent' newspaper
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Andreas Whittam Smith was a financial journalist until 1985 when he led the team that founded The Independent. The paper's first editor (1986-1994), he has subsequently been the president of the British Board of Film Classification (1998-2002) and chairman of the Financial Ombudsman Service (1998-2003). He is currently First Church Estates Commissioner and chairman of the Children's Mutual charity.
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