Editor | Journalist | Broadcaster
Andrea Thompson is Editor in Chief at UK Marie Claire, which has a combined audience of over 7 million women a month across its channels. She has overseen the brand’s journey to a digital-first brand over the past two years and was recently named by We are the City as one of the UKs top 100 trailblazers for her work highlighting the impact of Covid on gender equality.
Andrea has worked as a journalist for a range of publications over her 20 year career including The Sunday Times, The Guardian, The Daily Mail, Channel 4, Glamour and Grazia.
At Marie Claire Andrea is passionate about telling the stories of those often marginalised by the mainstream media and oversaw a feature about rape in the Congo that won the title an Amnesty Media Award. She also champions womens' empowerment, sustainability and diversity and regularly chairs events around these themes. She is a member of the British Society of Magazine Editors where she looks after Diversity and Inclusion and regularly mentors young women from under represented communities trying to break into the media industry.