Robert Peston, Speaker

Robert Peston

Robert Peston is the Political Editor of ITV News and host of the weekly political discussion show Peston on Sunday. He was formerly the BBC's popular Economics Editor.

A cult figure, author and journalist he was first to scoop the news of the Northern Rock bank crisis. He has held some of the most prestigious positions in the serious press, written several books, won numerous awards and has just launched a charity designed to get more top quality speakers into schools.

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About Robert Peston

  • Won the Royal Television Society's Scoop of the Year 2007/8 for being first with the Northern Rock bank crisis for the BBC. 
  • Former political and financial editor of the Financial Times.
  • Former City Editor of the Sunday Telegraph.
  • Author of How Do We Fix This Mess? The Economic Price of Having it All.

Speaking Style

Both colourful and straightforward, Robert Peston has a unique speaking style that has elevated him to cult status

Speaking Topics

  • Causes and consequences of the credit crunch
  • British banking crisis
  • Chancellor Gordon Brown
  • Who runs Britain?


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Books By Robert Peston

  • Brown's Britain by Robert Peston (20 Jan 2005)
  • Who Runs Britain? How the Super-Rich are Changing our Lives (2008)
  • How it Affects Us All by Robert Peston (18 Mar 2010)
  • How Do We Fix This Mess? The Economic Price of Having it All, and the Route to Lasting Prosperity

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