Michael Crozier is Editorial Director of Crozier Associates, an international newspaper design and editorial consultancy. He was Executive Editor, Design and Pictures, later Associate Editor, of The Independent from 1986-1994. He has worked in 14 countries launching or relaunching newspapers and magazines. In 2010 he was awarded a Doctorate in Journalism (DJourn) at City University, London. He has worked as staff on The Daily Telegraph, The Times, the Evening News as well as The Independent. He is the author of The Making of The Independent, a definitive account of the launch of the newspaper in 1986.