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Prime Minister reappoints Trustee of the Tate

This news article was published under the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government

The Prime Minister has reappointed Lionel Barber to the Board of Trustees of the Tate.

Lionel Barber is reappointed as a Tate Trustee for 4 years from 31 January 2015 to 30 January 2019.


Lionel Barber is the editor of the Financial Times, appointed in November 2005. Previously, he was the newspaper’s US managing editor, based in New York, responsible for the US edition.

Joining the FT in 1985, he was the editor of the continental European edition between 2000 and 2002 and from 1998 until 2000 he was the news editor. He has also been the Brussels bureau chief.