Colin Morrison is a former journalist who has been CEO of magazine and newspaper companies in the UK and Australia for EMAP, Reed, Hearst, Axel Springer, and ACP. He is now variously an investor, non-executive director and consultant in international media companies. He is also chair of the Department for Education's Boarding School Partnerships. He writes the Flashes & Flames long-form blog which was honoured in the US Folio:100 in 2016. He was awarded an OBE in 2018.