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Declan Curry

Journalist, speaker and presenter, famed for his role as business correspondent for BBC Belfast, Declan Curry is an accomplished awards host and conference chair. An adept events host Declan delivers thought-provoking and entertaining speeches. Drawing on his vast journalistic experience and knowledge of current affairs, Declan offers audiences a down to earth, yet professional speech, which can cater to a number of events.

Journalist, speaker and conference chair Declan Curry was one of the BBC's most recognisable business presenters and is an accomplished after dinner and keynote speaker, conference facilitator and awards host.

Declan previously presented BBC's Working Lunch and was the front man for the BBCs Breakfast Business News for many years. He was also the Business Presenter on BBC News 24 since the channel's launch in 1997.

Down to earth, candid, honest, informative, relatable, enthusiastic and interesting. We were all enthralled by his opinions on Brexit.
AIA Worldwide Ltd

Previously he presented Show Me The Money on BBC News, and a weekly programme on business and work - On The Money on BBC Radio 5 Live and a weekend show Your Money, providing essential news and information on personal finance.

His broadcasts on Breakfast covered a wide range of stories about business, work and money, he extracted news and views from chief executives, trade union leaders, stock market watchers, private investors and individual workers.

He formerly broadcast for the BBC's international news channel, BBC World, and he reported as the business commentator in the United States for ABC News for nearly a decade.

Also, formerly the presenter of BBC Radio 5 Live's early morning business programme, Wake up to Money. He produced and reported for a range of programmes, including Radio 4's personal finance flagship Moneybox, Radio 5 Live's Financial World Tonight, and World Service Radio's World Business Report. In the past, he has worked for the London-based commercial news station LBC, and writes for a wide range of newspapers, magazines and industry publications in the UK, the Irish Republic and the United States.

His previous speaking engagements include the Global Economic Symposium, which has become an annual event for Declan, National Business Awards conference, Retail Week Conference and the Engineering Employers Federation annual awards.

A consummate professional, Declan has brought his vast experience in the media to the speaking circuit. He can facilitate conferences, host awards ceremonies and act as an entertaining after-dinner speaker. Able to tailor his speech to any audience, Declan’s charm and knowledge makes him a sought-after speaker.

For further information or to book Declan Curry, call us on +44 (0)20 7607 7070 or email info@speakerscorner.co.uk

What people said about Declan Curry

Declan was one of the most professional and prepared chairs we have worked with. Would definitely recommend him to others.
Declan was professional, polished, amusing. He took care to understand our audience and key messages.
LV (Liverpool Victoria)
The feedback from the delegates attending was that Declan did an excellent job of keeping the programme flowing.
The Energy Consortium
Very professional, prepared and easy to work with.
Declan was very dynamic, engaging and knew how to bring both the audience and panel to life.
Barclays Bank Plc
Declan gave an entertaining introduction to the day with some relevant examples.
Chartered Insurance Institute
First class act - professional and went the extra mile. Declan is a joy to work with.
Insurance Insider
He was very knowledgeable yet could speak at everyone's level - approachable and flexible even when our agenda changed.
He was very good.
Radar Communications
Declan was very personable and adept facilitator who made our event flow excellently.
Humber LEP
Declan was great, he grasped the theme of the conference and was particularly adept with Slido and posing questions to the speakers.
The Property Ombudsman
Declan hosted our 'Brexit' breakfast briefing at our conference this year with complete professionalism.
Echelon Consultancy
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