She is also chairman of the Financial Reporting Council, a senior independent non-executive director of oil and gas explorer BG Group plc and a non-executive director of UK retailer John Lewis Partnership. She holds shareholdings in BG Group. 
- 1 Background
- 2 Journalist
- 3 Government adviser
- 4 Corporate roles
- 5 Declared shareholdings
- 6 Affiliations
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Born Sarah Boyd-Carpenter, she is the daughter of the former Chief Secretary of the Treasury and Paymaster-General Lord Boyd-Carpenter and the sister of Thomas Boyd-Carpenter, sometime Lieutenant General in the British Army and corporate communication adviser. She attended the foremost Roman Catholic convent school in England, St. Mary's, South Ascot. Following her schooling there, she was educated at Lady Margaret Hall, Oxford.
Through her 1968 marriage to Douglas Hogg, she is Viscountess Hailsham. However, following the granting of a life peerage, she sits in the House of Lords as Baroness Hogg, of Kettlethorpe in the County of Lincolnshire.
Hogg began her career with The Economist in 1967, becoming economics editor in 1976. During the 1980s her responsibility for economics coverage continued at The Sunday Times, Channel 4 News, The Times, The Independent and the Daily and Sunday Telegraphs. She was an early presenter of Channel 4 News.
In 1990 Sarah was appointed head of the Prime Minister's Policy Unit and became John Major's closest adviser on the Uruguay round of trade negotiations and the creation of the World Trade Organisation.
From the House of Lords Register of Lords Interests January 2007
- Chairman, 3i Group plc
- Chairman, Frontier Economics
- Non-executive Director, Carnival Corporation and Carnival plc
- Non-executive Director, BG Group plc
Membership of public bodies
Office-holder in voluntary organisations
- Baroness Hogg, www.parliament.co.uk, acc 12 May 2014