Alice Thomson is an associate editor, columnist and interviewer for The Times. She has worked for The Times and The Daily Telegraph for 25 years, also as a leader writer, foreign correspondent, features writer and restaurant reviewer. Alice has written for other publications including Vogue, The Spectator and the Financial Times, and has appeared regularly on television and radio, The Today Programme, Newsnight, Question Time and Any Questions. She has been on the policy board of the CPRE and trustee of the Policy Exchange think tank. She lives in London and in Devon, where she helps look after the UK’s national collection of oak trees.