renowned financial journalist
Global economic and business trends
The City of London
Anthony Hilton is a renowned author, broadcaster and journalist focusing on global finance. He's currently Financial Editor of the Evening Standard.
Since joining Fleet Street in 1968, Anthony has been City Editor of The Times (1981 to 1983) and City Editor of The Evening Standard (1984 to 1989). In 1989 he became Managing Director of The Evening Standard, holding that post for six years before returning to the City Office as Editor in 1996.
Hilton has also worked for The Observer, The Daily Mail and The Sunday Express, was Editor of Accountancy Age for five years and served as the Business Correspondent for The Sunday Times in New York for three years. He returned to Britain in 1981 to become City Editor of The Times.
Anthony has been seen regularly on television, filling the commentator’s slot on Channel 4′s TV Business Programme for three years and appearing as the expert panellist on The Stocks and Shares Show. He is also heard frequently on radio. He has written two acclaimed books: How to Communicate Financial Information to Employeesand City Within a State – a study of how the city of London really works.
Anthony has received numerous industry awards for business journalism, including the Decade of Excellence and the Wincott Prize for Business Journalism in 2003. He regularly contributes to the London Evening Standard and the Independent on topics such as marketing, investor relations, pensions and economics.
A true veteran of financial journalism with a reputation for pithy and incisive insights, Anthony is perfectly placed to assess key issues such as the impact of Brexit on the UK economy.