George Carron Greig

At Eton : 1974 to 1978

Business and the Press

Known for: Journalism. Having spent a number of years as a reporter, fashion writer, New York correspondent and literary editor, in 1999, he was appointed editor of Tatler. Ten years later, he became editor of the London Evening Standard, and then shortly afterwards Editorial Director of The Independent, The Independent on Sunday and i. In 2012, he became editor of The Mail on Sunday, and in September 2018 was made editor of the Daily Mail.

He is also the author of The Kingmaker (2011) and Breakfast with Lucien: A Portrait of the Artist (2013).

School days: Greig was at Eton from 1974 to 1978, in the house of Raymond Parry. He played house football, and was Captain of the House in 1978. He wrote for the Eton College Chronicle, including interviews with Spike Milligan, Henry Moore and Sir Alec Guinness.

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