About Geraldine Sharpe-Newton

Geraldine Sharpe-Newton is the Centre for Synchronous Leadership’s official Elder.

Her trailblazing career in the media sector has included leading the PR launch of The Economist in the US and serving as head of communications for three of the world’s major news organisations – CNN International, ITN, and CBS News.  Additionally Geraldine served as longtime President of the Media Society, where she still contributes as Council Member.

Outside of her career, Geraldine’s contributions to diversity and inclusion date back to the 1970s and her role chairing the Pittsburg chapter of the National Women’s Political Caucus.  More recently, she served as UK Chair of the International Women’s Forum.  Currently, Geraldine continues to give back as Mentor for the Prince’s Trust and Advisory Board Member of the Global Thinkers Forum.

In her spare time, Geraldine serves on the board of The Student View and Theatre 503.  She is also a passionate theatre-goer and world-traveller.

Click here to read more about Geraldine’s incredible life and career journey.