Independent, unorthodox, even bloody minded - Johnson can be all of these and it's what makes him worth reading. The Maverick amounts to an analysis of how we've done business this past decade and holds valuable lessons for the next one. -- Peter Bazalgette, Chief Creative Officer of Endemol Group and Chairman Endemol UK
Johnson knows a lot about an amazing range of business subjects and has thoughtful views about the controversial ones. --Alistair Blair, Investors Chronicle - Books of the Year
Magpies who like their wisdom in 900 word gobbets will enjoy every page. --Investors Chronicle
The Maverick column displays original thinking that often challenges conventional opinion - Luke Johnson's views are provocative and worth reading. --Michael Spencer, founder and Chief Executive, ICAP
About the Author
Luke Johnson is Chairman of Channel 4 Television and Risk Capital Partners. For eight years he wrote a weekly column on business in The Sunday Telegraph. He was Chairman of PizzaExpress during the 1990s and is currently an owner and Chairman of Giraffe restaurants and Patisserie Valerie. He has also owned companies in recruitment, dentistry and retailing. He graduated from Oxford and worked as a stockbroking analyst covering the media sector in the 1980s. He lives in London and is married with two children.