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Damian Reece

The  former Head of Business for the Telegraph Media Group, Damian Reece has spent over two decades reporting on business and finance. A proficient and charismatic keynote speaker, he provides audiences with a punchy and compelling commentary on the key business and economic issues of current times.

Damian Reece is the former Head of Business for the Telegraph Media Group, where he was responsible for the company's business and financial coverage across The Daily and Sunday Telegraph newspapers and its digital platforms including telegraph.co.uk and The Telegraph's new iPad applications. He is an experienced and charismatic keynote speaker.

Damian has spent over 21 years reporting on business and finance and writes the Telegraph's daily Business comment column, which provides a punchy and compelling commentary on the key business and economic issues of the day.

Damian's speech was fine and tailored to the audience, however the excellent wide ranging and very animated Q&A afterwards really made the event.
RJD Partners

In touch with many of the world's business leaders on a daily basis, Damian’s column provides readers with an incisive and punchy insight into the big issues of business and finance. He also covers the politics of business and has been at the heart of the debate over the future of capitalism and its role in society in recent years through his columns and interviews in the pages of both the Daily Telegraph and telegraph.co.uk.

Damian was previously the City Editor and as an early pioneer of Telegraph TV, telegraph.co.uk's video service, he has also appeared many times as a commentator on CNBC, local BBC news, Sky News, both the Jeff Randall and Dermot Murnaghan shows as well as Boulton & Co, plus many radio interview slots on BBC Radio 4, 2 and 5 Live. He has also appeared on the BBC1 programme, The Big Questions, debating the Coalition's economic policies and their impact on society.

Damian has presented three half-hour documentaries on Radio 4 about the business story of music publishers EMI and Tesco.

Damian's background is a news reporter, breaking scoops for the Telegraph titles, the Independent, where he was City Editor from 2003-2005, and the Sunday Business under the editorship of Jeff Randall. He also previously worked at the Investors Chronicle and wrote the Sunday Telegraph Guide to Family Finance published by Headline in 1996.

As well as writing, Damian often chairs discussion panels and debates on business, economic and financial topics involving senior figures from a variety of walks of life. In autumn 2011 he made the opening speech at the Telegraph Festival of Business in Manchester which he and senior colleagues created, a one day event attended by 650 delegates and including some of the most successful and well known figures in the business world. At the end of his opening remarks he handed over to the Chancellor of the Exchequer who made a keynote speech before flying off to Poland for an emergency meeting of European finance ministers.

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Damian Reece is the former Head of Business for the Telegraph Media Group and is a proficient and charismatic keynote speaker.

  • Business
  • Journalism
  • Finance and economics

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