Lionel Barber named as The Printing Charity’s 2018 president
The Printing Charity has announced that Lionel Barber, editor of the Financial Times, has accepted its invitation to be the charity’s 2018 president.
Lionel Barber said, ‘At a time when the print industry faces diverse and important challenges, The Printing Charity does crucial work in both protecting the industry's heritage and supporting its future. I am delighted to be involved with the charity as its president this year and look forward to meeting the many people who make the British print industry, which I have been a part of for almost 40 years, such a rich and varied business.’
Neil Lovell, The Printing Charity’s chief executive, said: ‘We are thrilled to have Lionel Barber as our president this year. He follows many distinguished charity presidents, including the late Baroness Dean, and will, I am sure, enjoy his involvement this year. The Chair of Trustees, Jon Wright, and I look forward to working with him.’