1. Director-general of the BBC
2. Lord (or lady?) chief justice
3. Defence secretary
4. Editor of the Times
5. Leader of the Labour party
6. Governor of the Bank of England
7. Premier League football manager
8. Secretary-general of the United Nations
9. Director of the British Museum
10. Chief of the defence staff
11. Chancellor of the exchequer
Channel 4 appointed its first female chief executive last year. An earlier version of this post said it had never had a female head.
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