About this course
Bored of your full-time job? Fed up with being a wage slave? You could be working and living differently. Mary Ann Sieghart gave up her full-time job as Assistant Editor of The Times to embark on a portfolio career. She can advise you on how to make the leap, what mix of work would suit you best, and the advantages and disadvantages of striking out on your own.
About the instructor
After 30 years as a full-time employee, Mary Ann now sits on a couple of corporate boards and a regulatory board, chairs a think tank, presents occasional Radio 4 programmes, sits on the Council of Tate Modern, is a charity advisor and has been involved with a digital media start-up. She is well-equipped to advise on the perks and pitfalls of portfolio life.