Hogg, Sarah (1946–)

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Hogg, Sarah (1946–)

English economist, journalist and politician. Name variations: Sarah Boyd-Carpenter; Dame Sarah Hogg; Baroness Hogg. Born Sarah Elizabeth Mary Boyd-Carpenter, May 14, 1946, in England; dau. of John Boyd-Carpenter (minister of transport); graduate of Lady Margaret Hall, Oxford University, 1967; m. Douglas Hogg (lawyer and politician), 1968; children: 1 son, 1 daughter.

The 1st female chair of an FTSE 100 Company, began journalistic career at the Economist; was also an economist for Sunday Times, Independent, Telegraph, Sunday Telegraph and Channel 4 News; served as governor of Centre for Economic Policy Research (1985–92); as deputy head of the Prime Minister Policy Unit for John Major (1990–95), was closely involved in conservative programs of privatization and private finance, performance measurement in public services and international economic issues; became chair of 3i, Europe's leading venture capital company; served as a BBC governor (2000–04); created a life peer (1995). Awarded Dame of British Empire (DBE, 1995).

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