Fiona Dent

Board Director, Advisor and Trustee
Fiona Dent
Board Director, Advisor and Trustee

Fiona has over 25 years’ experience pioneering innovation in the highly-disrupted and
competitive media sector. She was a board director of Time Inc. (UK) for 10 years, and
most recently Group Managing Director of Time Inc. (UK) Lifestyle, the largest women’s
media portfolio in Britain, with an audience reach of 60%. She has led some of the
UK’s most visible media names including Wallpaper*, Ideal Home, Homes & Gardens,
Woman & Home, Marie Claire, Woman’s Weekly, Country Life and has extensive
experience across luxury, fashion & beauty, interior design, health & wellbeing, travel,
food, entertainment and technology.

Fiona played a pivotal role in developing Time Inc.(UK)’s growth and transformation
strategy, at the forefront of leading the business into the new sectors of digital
advertising, e-commerce and events. She is a digital pioneer, working on the launch
of newscientist.com over 20 years ago and is associated with leading Time Inc. (UK)’s entry
onto digital platforms, way ahead of competitors. She ran the most successful Time Inc.(UK)
growth initiative, taking the company into the popular craft sector, acquiring ICHF, the UK’s
no.1 events business and launching an e-commerce venture, The Knitting Network.

Fiona has a passion for the dynamic UK start-up sector and is an active investor and advisor
to premium interior design e-commerce start-up, Clippings.com, health & wellbeing rewards
platform Earthmiles and Assetvault, a fintech. In addition, Fiona is a trustee board member
of the National Centre for Circus Arts, part of London’s Conservatoire of Drama and Dance.
She is a life Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts whose mission is to enrich society through
ideas and action.