"supporting and encouraging high quality economic, financial and business journalism"

The Wincott Foundation was set up in 1969 in honour of Harold Wincott, the most distinguished economic journalist of his day in the UK. The current chairman is Sir Geoffrey Owen, former editor of the Financial Times. Sir Geoffrey is supported by a group of trustees who have a background in business, journalism and academia.

Wincott Awards

The Harold Wincott Awards for Financial Journalism in 2013

March, 2014: The deadline for nominations and applications for the Harold Wincott awards for business, economic and financial journalism in 2013 has passed, and judging is now under way.

Award winners will be announced at the annual Awards Luncheon at Mansion House in the City of London on Thursday, 15 May, 2014. The guest speaker at the lunch will be Sir Philip Hampton, chairman of Royal Bank of Scotland.

For further information on the awards, click here.


Events

The Harold Wincott Awards for Financial Journalism in 2012

May - 2013 - The annual Harold Wincott awards for financial journalism were presented at a lunch at Mansion House on 23 May, 2013 in the City of London, hosted by the City of London Corporation. The guest speaker was Dame Marjorie Scardino, former Chief Executive of Pearson plc.

For details of winners and their citations, >Click here
For the text of Dame Marjorie Scardino's speech, >Click here

 

The Harold Wincott memorial lecture

The 2013 Harold Wincott memorial lecture was given on 13 November in London by Martin Wolf, Chief Economics Commentator of the Financial Times.

To see the full text of Martin Wolf's lecture, click here.

THE TRUSTEES
SIR GEOFFREY OWEN (Chairman)
SIR RICHARD LAMBERT
PROFESSOR IAN HARGREAVES CBE
CHRISTOPHER HIRD
RUPERT PENNANT-REA
BILL ROBINSON
ELIZABETH WINCOTT HECKETT
PROFESSOR GEOFFREY WOOD
DIANE COYLE OBE

Contact our Secretary, Ian Rodger, at secretary@wincott.co.uk
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Registered Charity 313770