George Pitcher is a journalist, author and an Anglican priest. He has been an award-winning Industrial Editor of The Observer and a columnist, leader-writer and Religion Editor at The Daily Telegraph. He was most recently Editor-in-Chief of International Business Times UK and Associate Editor at Newsweek Europe and head of its editorial panel. He co-founded the radical communications consultancies Luther Pendragon and Jericho Chambers, subsequently selling his interests in both. He published The Death of Spin, an indictment of the superficiality of business and politics, in 2003 and his first novel, A Dark Nativity, was published in 2017.
Revd Pitcher will be working with Professor Charlie Beckett during his time at LSE.