Bronwen Maddox

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Bronwen Maddox (born 7 May 1963, New York City) is a British journalist, and former Foreign Editor of The Times newspaper in London. She is the daughter of the Welsh science writer Sir John Maddox and the journalist and biographer Brenda Maddox, and sister of Bruno Maddox.[1]


Maddox was educated in the United Kingdom, at St Paul's Girls' School, a day independent school in Hammersmith in West London, followed by St John's College, Oxford, where she read Philosophy, Politics and Economics.


Maddox was a director of Kleinwort Benson Securities' media investment team from 1986 to 1991.

Joining the Financial Times newspaper, Maddox headed an investigation into the publisher Robert Maxwell. Later, she moved to The Times newspaper, to be its Washington Bureau Chief and US Editor, and was then its Foreign Editor. Maddox's last position at The Times was Chief Foreign Commentator. At the end of October 2010, she left the paper to become the editor and chief executive of Prospect magazine.[2] She is a Governor of the Ditchley Foundation for transatlantic debate.

Maddox published the book In Defence of America in 2008, largely defending America's actions, but also displaying some criticism in the area of Guantanamo Bay detention camp and torture.


  1. ^ Who's Who. A & C Black. January 2007. 
  2. ^ Dominic Ponsford "Bronwen Maddox leaves Times to edit Prospect", New Statesman, 28 October 2010