Geert Linnebank. Editor-in-Chief of Reuters from 2000 to 2006. He is Chairman of Independent Television News (ITN), and a non-executive director of Salini Impregilo Spa. He is a member of the Steering Committee and of the Editorial Committee of the University of Oxford's Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism, of which he was a co-founder. He is also a Trustee of the Thomson Reuters Foundation. A Dutch national, Geert grew up in Belgium.