Robin Oakley Biography
Former Political Editor for the BBC Robin Oakley is a contributor to CNN on European affairs and is European Political Editor of CNN.com. With his interest in horse racing, Robin is also the Turf columnist of The Spectator magazine and the racing correspondent for the Financial Times. A witty and interesting after dinner speaker and keynote speaker, Robin Oakley is happy to share anecdotes and thoughts on both the politcal and horse racing world.
European Political Editor
From 2000 to 2008, Robin Oakley was the well-travelled European Political Editor of CNN. Before that he was for eight years the Political Editor of the BBC, working for a wide range of TV and radio programmes and covering EU summits, G8 meetings and prime ministerial trips around the world as well as the full range of domestic politics.
From 1986-92 Robin Oakley was the Political Editor and columnist for The Times in London. His previous experience included being assistant editor of the Daily Mail (1981-86), political and assistant editor of Now! Magazine (1979-81), Crossbencher columnist and then assistant editor of the Sunday Express (1970-79) and political editor of the Liverpool Daily Post.
Oakley was for many years a presenter of The Week in Westminster for BBC Radio Four.
Horse Racing Pundit & Author
A well-known figure on the country’s race-tracks, Robin Oakley is the author of a number of books including
- Valley Of The Racehorse, a book about the trainers, jockeys and racing folk in Lambourn, Berkshire
- Inside Track, an anecdote-filled reflection on his years reporting politics.
Conference & After Dinner Speaker
Robin Oakley offers insightful and interesting opinions on the European political arena and his also an amusing and anecdotal after dinner speaker.
Robin Oakley was awarded the Order of the British Empire for his services to political journalism in 2001.
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Robin Oakley News
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30th April 2013
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29th April 2013
MP and Keynote speaker, Jo Johnson has been appointed as the head of David Cameron’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".
1st March 2013
Award winning journalist, economist and keynote speaker, Anatole Kaletsky, has joined Reuters after 22 years writing for The Times.
20th February 2013
Farmer and after dinner speaker, Wilfred Emmanuel-Jones, plans to sell his well known, high end meat to Jamaican supermarkets and extend his clothing range.
16th January 2013
Roger Martin is due to speak at the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting, along with Joseph Stiglitz and Tim Berners-Lee.
7th January 2013
Forbes has released a list of the twelve women to watch over the coming year.
Robin Oakley Reviews
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