VBQ Speakers

Simon Jack - Keynote Speaker

Book Simon Jack as a keynote speaker. Simon Jack was appointed the new BBC Business Editor in February 2016. Known as the Business and Economics Presenter on BBC Radio 4’s flagship Today Programme, Simon is a financial journalist and broadcaster and was previously the face of BBC Breakfast’s business news.

He has also presented business news on the BBC’s One O’Clock, Six O’Clock and Ten O’Clock News. During the banking crisis in September 2006 he covered the Federal takeover of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, the Bankruptcy of Lehman Brothers, the bailout of AIG and the Lloyds TSB takeover of HBOS.

 

Simon jack

renowned business journalist


SPEAKING THEMES

  • Trends in global business and finance

  • Excellent moderator

  • Excellent after dinner speaker

 

 

 

TRAVELS FROM
London, UK

 
 

BIOGRAPHY

Simon Jack was appointed the new BBC Business Editor in February 2016. Known as the Business and Economics Presenter on BBC Radio 4’s flagship Today Programme, Simon is a financial journalist and broadcaster and was previously the face of BBC Breakfast’s business news.

He has also presented business news on the BBC’s One O’Clock, Six O’Clock and Ten O’Clock News. During the banking crisis in September 2006 he covered the Federal takeover of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, the Bankruptcy of Lehman Brothers, the bailout of AIG and the Lloyds TSB takeover of HBOS.

Prior to entering the world of news-casting, Simon spent ten years in commercial and investment banking in London, New York and Bermuda. He has a degree in Politics Philosophy and Economics from Oxford University.

Simon filmed a special edition of Panorama, in which he investigated the circumstances surrounding his father’s death in order to explore why more middle-aged men kill themselves than any other group. The programme aired on BBC One in April 2015.

VIDEOS

On presenting on BBC Radio 4's Today Programme (2015)