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Margaret Heffernan

Margaret Heffernan is an entrepreneur, chief executive and author. She worked in BBC Radio for five years where she wrote, directed, produced and commissioned dozens of documentaries and dramas. As a television producer, she made documentary films for Timewatch, Arena and Newsnight, among other programmes. She also produced music videos. Leaving the BBC, she ran the trade association IPPA, which represented the interests of independent film and television producers. In 1994 she returned to the United States where she served as chief executive officer for InfoMation Corporation, ZineZone Corporation and iCAST Corporation, and was named one of the Top 100 Media Executives by The Hollywood Reporter, among other accolades. Her books include The Naked Truth: A Working Woman’s Manifesto About Business and What Really Matters, Women on Top: How Female Entrepreneurs are Changing the Rules for Business Success, Willful Blindness: Why We Ignore the Obvious at Our Peril and Beyond Measure: The Big Impact of Small Changes.

Events featuring this speaker

Building Integrated and Inclusive Cities

Charlotte Alldritt, Ellie Cosgrave, Farah Elahi, Margaret Heffernan, Immy Kaur

The panel addresses how future cities can avoid the problems of past growth and become places for all.

£9.00£6.50 View event
20 October 2017 11:00am - 12:20pm Watershed

Brexit and the Future of Cities

Anna Lisa Boni, Andrew Carter, Margaret Heffernan, Anand Menon

Nearly fifty-two percent of people in the UK voted to leave the EU in the referendum of 2016. However, most major cities voted to remain. What caused this split between major cities and the rest of the country?

£9.00£6.50 View event
20 October 2017 6:00pm - 7:00pm Watershed