Alice Sherwood’s principal research interest is authenticity and authentication. Her book Authenticity: Reclaiming Reality in a Counterfeit Culture will be published on the 12 May 2022, by HarperCollins. She is currently is a Non-Executive Director of Ridgeway Information, which provides open-source intelligence for commercial clients, governments, and the third sector, a trustee of The Hay Festival Foundation and of the Beit Fellowship at Imperial College London, and Chairman of Rising Tide, an early career network for women. Alice has worked as a management consultant for Accenture, as well as in retail strategy consultancy and private equity. She spent over 10 years in documentary television production for the BBC, ITV and Channel 4 before moving to online production at the BBC. She was BBC’s Head of Audience of the Digital Curriculum project before leaving to become Head of Production for London Gifted & Talented.