Adam Shaw is a well-known financial and business journalist and who presents CNBC’s Internet of Things: Powering the Economy, looking at how the digital economy has disrupted existing business models. He has also presented for Horizons for BBC World News Series, the BBC One Show Panorama, the Tonight programme, From Our Own Correspondent and Working Lunch amongst others.
Adam Shaw is a well-known financial and business journalist and who presents CNBC’s Internet of Things: Powering the Economy, looking at how the digital economy has disrupted existing business models. He has also presented for Horizons for BBC World News Series, the BBC One Show Panorama, the Tonight programme, From Our Own Correspondent and Working Lunch amongst others. He has also appeared on a host of financial programmes on both TV and Radio. This work experience has ensured Adam is an adept and well-respected conference facilitator and after dinner speaker.
Adam began his television career on the BBC Two lunchtime economics programme ‘Working Lunch’ and has since become a regular presenter on a host of financial and investigative journalism programmes. He has presented a host of non-finance related programmes too, including ITV’s ‘Cook Me the Money’ a show about the difficulties of starting a Pop up restaurant and property show ‘Drive to Buy’. Adam also presented the BBC show ‘The Dame Game’ which researched the history of the Pantomime and the Pantomime Dame.
Adam has also had a successful career on the radio and appeared on Radio 4’s ‘Today Programme’ as the senior business presenter, his other radio shows include Financial World Tonight and Wake Up to Money. He has also written for reputable publications such as The Independent and The Mail on Sunday, he also wrote a light-hearted political quote book titled ‘Political Rhubarb’ and has co-authored other books offering financial insights and advice.
Adam has won a host of broadcasting awards such as ‘Best Broadcast Journalist of the Year from the Association of Investment Companies' and Financial Broadcaster of the Year from the ‘Association of British Insurers’. Adam has also received the Plain English Campaign Award for Broadcaster of the year for simplifying the language used in business and finance. He was the Proshare personality of the year for two years in a row and won the award for the Today programme’s best business coverage.
In addition to his work on television and radio, Adam has written for a number of newspapers including the Independent, Mail on Sunday and the Metro. He has also co-authored several books.
Adam is a sought-after conference facilitator and after dinner speaker due to his vast experience hosting and speaking at corporate events. His experience working with the Royal Shakespeare Company has stood him on good stead and he is a natural in front of audiences, keeping them entertained throughout.