Michael J. Elliott

British journalist and executive

Michael J. Elliott, OBE (1951 – 14 July 2016) was a British journalist and executive. He was the president and chief executive officer of the anti-poverty advocacy organization ONE. He was awarded an OBE in 2003 for services to journalism.

Michael J. Elliott
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Michael Elliott, speaks at the World Economic Forum annual meeting in 2009
Died14 July 2016 (aged 65)
Cause of deathBladder cancer
Alma materOxford University
OccupationPresident and CEO, ONE

Elliott previously held senior executive positions at Time magazine, Newsweek, and The Economist.[1][2][3]

Elliott died on 14 July 2016 in Washington, D.C. from bladder cancer, aged 65.


  1. Burrell, Ian (January 15, 2007). "Michael Elliot: He's having the Time of his life". The Independent. Retrieved 31 July 2015.
  2. "Michael Elliott Holds OBE". Getty Images. Getty Images. Retrieved 31 July 2015.
  3. Silver, Marc (January 21, 2015). "Feeling Gloomy? Maybe Things On Earth Aren't As Bad As You Think". National Public Radio. NPR. Retrieved 31 July 2015.