Geordie Greig

Geordie Greig is a journalist and newspaper editor. He served as editor of Tatler from 1999-2009, before going on to edit the London Evening Standard. In 2012, he was appointed as editor of the Mail on Sunday. In addition to his editorial roles, he has written a foreword to The Forward Book of Poetry (1999), and written a biography of his grandfather, who was a friend of King George VI, entitled The Kingmaker (2011). Greig was a friend of the late Lucian Freud, whom he met for breakfast regularly at Clarke's on Kensington Church Street, and his book Breakfast with Lucian (October 2013), recounts his conversations with the great painter.