Mark John Thompson (born 31 July 1957) is Director-General of the BBC, a post he has held since 2004, and a former chief executive of Channel 4.
Thompson was born in London and brought up in Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire,. by his mother, Sydney Corduff, and father, Duncan John Thompson. He was educated by the Jesuits at Stonyhurst College, and from there went up to Merton College, Oxford,... Full
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