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Andrew Neil

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Broadcaster & Political Commentator & Speaker

Andrew Neil is Chairman and Editor-in-Chief of Press Holdings Media Group and highly respected broadcaster, journalist, conference host and speaker on the current political and economic climate.

Press Holdings Media Group publishes The Spectator, Spectator Australia, and Apollo, and as Chairman of ITP as well, Andrew is the head of the biggest magazine publisher in the Gulf region.

He became known to millions of people as a BBC news/current affairs presenter, and fronted editions of the Daily Politics on BBC2 every week and the award-winning This Week on BBC1 on Thursday nights. He also presented Straight Talk with Andrew Neil on the BBC News Channel. In September 2020 he announced he was leaving the BBC after 25 years, to become the chairman of new TV channel GB News, launching in 2021.

In his career, Andrew has been a correspondent at the House of Commons, White House, Wall Street and was the British Editor of the Economist, the Sunday Times of London and Executive Chairman of SKY Television.

Often at the forefront of media companies, he was until recently a member of the International Advisory Board of Al Jazeera and Publisher of The Scotsman Group of newspapers in Edinburgh.

His autobiography “Full Disclosure”, was published in 1996 on his time at Sky and at the Sunday Times.

Andrew is a Fellow of the Royal Society for Arts (FRSA) and holds several honorary degrees. In the autumn of 1999, he was elected Lord Rector of the University of St Andrews, one of the oldest and most distinguished universities in the world. On stepping down from that post he was made a Doctor of Laws by the university.


Andrew is a speaker on politics, economics, international relations, and business and has spoken to leading organisations such as HSBC and Mircosoft. He is also a popular choice of conference host and facilitator and after dinner speaker
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