Matthew D'Ancona Biography
Matthew d’Ancona is a political columnist and author and was Editor of the Spectator from 2006-2009. He is an engaging and interesting conference and after dinner speaker on politics and current affairs.
The Spectator & Sunday Telegraph
Editor of the Spectator from 2006 to 2009, Matthew had previously been political columnist and Deputy Editor at The Sunday Telegraph.
Matthew D'Ancona was named Current Affairs Magazine Editor of the Year in the British Society of Magazine Editors Awards in 2007. Under his editorship the Spectator achieved record circulation and transformed its online presence: its Coffee House blog is now a must-read in Westminster.
He has written three acclaimed novels:
and two books on early Christian theology:
Columnist & Radio Presenter
Matthew is a contributing editor to GQ, for which he writes a weekly political column. He is also a regular presenter on Radio 4’s Week in Westminster.
He was born in London in 1968. He joined The Times as a trainee in 1991, and was appointed Assistant Editor at the age of 26.
Conference & After Dinner Speaker
Matthew is an engaging and passionate speaker on politics and current affairs. His more tailored speaking topics include, Britishness, the subject of the book Being British: The Search for Values that Bind the Future which he produced in collaboration with Gordon Brown. Having presided over what was widely recognised as a triumphant digital revolution at The Spectator he brings a wealth of knowledge to the table in his speech entitled The Digital Age. He can talk about his time at The Spectator and connected to this, how to modernise traditional brands without vandalising their core values.
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18th November 2011
Britainâ€™s top journalists gathered in London to pay tribute to their colleagues who have captured the attention of readers and media professionals at the Editorial Intelligence (EI) journalism awards breakfast.
26th May 2011
Britainâ€™s most exciting writers, filmmakers, comedians, politicians and musicians are headed to the Welsh town of Hay-On-Wye for the annual Guardian literary festival.
17th May 2011
The Guardian has compiled a list of Britainâ€™s top 300 intellectuals. Amongst the newspaperâ€™s register of public figures leading the UKâ€™s cultural discourse, are a handful of Speakers Cornerâ€™s elite. Amongst the iIntellectuals are authors, economists, historians, journalists, lawyers, philosophers, policy advisers, politicians, religious leaders, and scientists.
29th November 2010
The judging panel for the 2011 Man Booker Prize for Fiction has just been announced. The panel â€“ which includes after dinner speaker and former editor of The Spectator Matthew dâ€™Ancona â€“ will be chaired by Dame Stella Rimington, author and former Director-General of MI5.
30th April 2013
Self-help books are increasingly popular among the British public than ever before and an increased number of us are turning to self help books in the hope that they will solve lives problems.
29th April 2013
MP and Keynote speaker, Jo Johnson has been appointed as the head of David Cameronâ€™s new policy unit.
4th April 2013
Keynote speaker and leading futurist, Noreena Hertz has finished her most recent book, which will be published in the US and the UK in September 2013.
1st April 2013
Awards host and impressionist, Rory Bremner is going to present a TV programme about the Scottish referendum.
26th March 2013
BBC news presenter and awards host, George Alagiah, came to the rescue of a woman who collapsed on the London Underground.
21st March 2013
The budget 2013 was unveiled in the House of Commons among a crowd of rowdy members of Parliament, where the Chancellor stated that, "we are, slowly but surely, fixing our country's economic problems".
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