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Nine alumni and Dominic Barton named to Debrett's 500 list
January 20, 2017
Nine alumni and one Firm member -- Global Managing Partner Dominic Barton -- have been named to the fourth annual Debrett's 500 list of the most influential people in Britain.

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Publisher Debrett's -- the name synonymous with British etiquette and influence -- released today its fourth annual Debrett's 500 list of the most influential people in Britain.

As in previous years, there are multiple alumni on the list. They are joined this year by Global Managing Partner Dominic Barton, who appears on the list for the first time. Brett Wigdortz of Teach First and Nigel Wilson of Legal & General both appear on the list for the fourth year in a row, and Imran Amed, founder and Editor-in-Chief of The Business of Fashion, makes his third consecutive appearance.

The list, published both on Debrett's and in the Telegraph magazine, was compiled by independent experts in 22 different sectors.

Here are the eight alumni and one Firm member included on this year's list.

Business and industry

Dominic Barton, Global Managing Partner, McKinsey & Company

* Carolyn Fairbairn (LON 85-97, 06-07) - Director General, Confederation of British Industry

* Dido Harding (Baroness Harding of Winscombe) (LON 88-90, 92-95) - CEO, TalkTalk


Digital and social

Alice Bentinck, MBE (LON 09-12) - Co-founder, Entrepreneur First

Jo Bertram (GVA, JOH 09-13) - Regional General Manager, Northern Europe, Uber

* Matt Brittin (LON 96-04) - President, EMEA Business and Operations, Google


Education

* Brett Wigdortz, OBE (JAK, LON 00-02) - Founder and Chief Executive, Teach First


Fashion

* Imran Amed (LON 01-06) - Editor-in-Chief, Business of Fashion


Finance

* Nigel Wilson (LON 83-86) - Chief Executive, Legal & General


Retail

Doug Gurr (LON 95-01) - Managing Director, Amazon UK


* indicates inclusion on a previous Debrett's 500 list

Click here for our posting on the 2016 list, which included nine alumni and 1 Firm member.
Click here for our posting on the 2015 list, which included ten alumni and 1 Firm member.
Click here for our posting on the 2014 list, which included eleven alumni (scroll down to the "Awards, Accomplishments, and Other Alumni News" section).
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