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Robert Peston

The former award-winning BBC Economics Editor and current political editor at ITV, Robert Peston is an economics and business keynote and after dinner speaker. Amongst many scoops, it was Robert who revealed that Northern Rock was close to technical insolvency prior to the recession. His critically-acclaimed book 'How Do We Fix This Mess' is an analysis of the flaws in the global financial and economic system.

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Robert Peston Biography

Robert Peston, ITV News’ Political Editor is a fantastic economics, business and after dinner speaker. Formerly the BBCs business editor, Robert also hosts his own pollical discussion show - Peston on Sunday.

Amongst many scoops, it was Robert who revealed that Northern Rock was close to technical insolvency and had approached the Bank of England for emergency support. This was the beginning of a chain of events in the banking sector which effected the entire world economy and in 2009 took the World into recession.

Robert Peston was previously City and Assistant Editor of The Sunday Telegraph, in charge of the business and money sections. Before that he was the FT's Financial Editor and a member of the editorial board. He had also served as Political Editor, Banking Editor and founder of the investigations unit.

Robert's coverage of Northern...

Robert Peston, ITV News’ Political Editor is a fantastic economics, business and after dinner speaker. Formerly the BBCs business editor, Robert also hosts his own pollical discussion show - Peston on Sunday.

Amongst many scoops, it was Robert who revealed that Northern Rock was close to technical insolvency and had approached the Bank of England for emergency support. This was the beginning of a chain of events in the banking sector which effected the entire world economy and in 2009 took the World into recession.

Robert Peston was previously City and Assistant Editor of The Sunday Telegraph, in charge of the business and money sections. Before that he was the FT's Financial Editor and a member of the editorial board. He had also served as Political Editor, Banking Editor and founder of the investigations unit.

Robert's coverage of Northern Rock won the Royal Television Society's award for Scoop of the Year. Other recent honours include winning the digital media category in the Private Equity and Venture Capital Journalist of the Year Awards. Robert is also a past winner of the Harold Wincott prize, and Granada's 'What the Papers Say' award for investigative journalism.

Robert has published several books including his biography of Gordon Brown ‘Browns Britain’ and How do we Fix this Mess – The Economic Price of Having it All and the Route to Lasting Prosperity.

Robert is in high demand for corporate events, as host, after dinner speaker, and facilitator. 

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

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