Catherine Mayer

journalist and author

Catherine Mayer is the co-founder, with Sandi Toksvig, of the UK's Women’s Equality Party and is now its President. Her bestselling biography of Prince Charles, Charles: The Heart of a King, was published in February 2015. She is also the author of the 2011 book Amortality: The Pleasures and Perils of Living Agelessly. An award-winning journalist, she started her career as a journalist at the Economist and also worked as a foreign correspondent for the German newsweekly Focus. She joined TIME magazine as Senior Editor in 2004, and during an 11-year tenure went on to serve as London Bureau Chief, Europe Editor and Editor at Large. She was President of the Foreign Press Association in London from 2003-2005. She is on the founding committee of the Women of the World Festival (WOW) and is a trustee of the medical charity, the National Migraine Centre.

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