Presenter, finance expert, and humourist, Jasmine Birtles manages to bring together two starkly opposing worlds. Offering practical advice on financial planning, Jasmine is savvy and sharp, educating the corporate circuit on the secrets of business success, whilst also keeping audiences engaged with her wit and charm. The finance specialist is the perfect speaker for an after dinner event.
Her aim is to make the topic of money more manageable, with useful and practical advice to help people get out of debt, make more, stay debt free and invest for their future. She combines her wit with her business and finance knowledge to make such a worrying subject easier to understand.
As an independent financial spokesperson, she has helped promote financial services for companies such as The Post Office, Lloyds TSB, Air Miles, the Royal Bank of Scotland, Carphone Warehouse, Gumtree, Love Food Hate Waste, Cornhill Insurance, Olay, the Foreign Office and price comparison sites, and she co-presented an in-house business programme for HSBC.
She has worked on PR campaigns for Nectar Savvy Shopper, Kelkoo, Npower, Ask Jeeves, Railcard, British Gas, IKEA, Boots and many others. She presented a corporate film for the Tesco pension scheme, the ITV pension scheme and has fronted an important campaign on pension reform for the Department of Work and Pensions.
Jasmine speaks on various financial and business issues including personal financial management and setting up and running small businesses. She is an adept and experienced keynote speaker, facilitator, host, after dinner speaker and corporate presenter.
She has set up, and runs, Moneymagpie.com, a lifestyle-based money website which has information on all aspects of personal finance, environmental and ethical living and how to run a small business and make extra money. It is the country’s leading site for safe and legitimate money-making opportunities.
As a financial journalist, she has a daily column for the Daily Express and writes regularly for the Independent and the Independent on Sunday. She also writes for various other national newspapers and magazines including The Guardian, The Observer, The Mirror, Spectator Business, Essentials, Best, AOL Money, Marie Claire, Glamour, Prima and many others. Jasmine is the author of several highly-acclaimed books.
She is a regular financial pundit on TV and radio. On television Jasmine, has presented TV programmes specialising in business and personal finance – she co-presented BBC 1’s “Homes Under the Hammer”, ITV Scotland’s “Spend Spend Spend” as well as “First Time Buyers” and “Doctor Dosh” for UKTV Style and presented online for BBC Learning with financial advice for BBC RAW Money. She regularly appears as a financial expert on all the news channels as well as GMTV, This Morning & The Wright Stuff.
Jasmine's mixture of humour, audacity and specialist insight has made her highly sought-after on the speaking circuit. She is a unique after dinner speaker, after dinner speaker and awards host.