Lord Rees-Mogg (died in December 2012) wiki High Sheriff, Somerset 1978; Vice-chair, Board of Governors BBC 1981-86; Chair: Arts Council of Great Britain 1982-89, Broadcasting Standards Council 1988-93.  "Lord Rees-Mogg served as Chairman of Newsmax’s Board of Directors beginning in January 2000 through 2005, then becoming chairman of the company’s international advisory board." 
- Patron, Alister Hardy Trust 
- Member, Scientific and Medical Network
- Former Editor, The Times
- Esmee Fairbairn Foundation 
- Peter Preston, "Memoirs by William Rees-Mogg: William Rees-Mogg's memoirs have plenty to tell us about the phone-hacking scandal", Guardian, 13 July 2011.