Tim Shipman is the Chief Political Commentator of the Sunday Times and author of two bestselling books on Brexit, All Out War and Fall Out , together they have sold over one hundred thousand copies. An engaging, informed and amusing speaker, Tim is widely acknowledged to have the best contacts in the business and uses them to help lift the veil on what is really going on and who is doing what to who in Westminster and beyond.
Tim Shipman is the most decorated political journalist of the last few years, garnering fourteen nominations for major awards, including ten in seven years at the British Press Awards, the newspaper industry’s Oscars.
He has won a unique double, being named both political reporter and political commentator of the year. He is currently working on the third and final volume of his Brexit trilogy, which will be published in the Autumn of 2022 . It promises to be the political book of the year.
Tim has been reporting from Westminster since 2001, covering six general elections, three referendums, two wars and countless leadership contests. He has also reported on four US elections and conducted one of just two British print interviews with Donald Trump, giving him a unique perspective on the links between British and American politics.
Tim is a regular on the Today programme and the co-presenter of Times Radio’s PMQs Unpacked show. He is an experienced broadcaster on the BBC and Sky News and has made appearances on Have I Got News For You and The News Quiz.
Renowned for his humour, as a speaker, Tim Shipman is both insightful and entertaining. His subjects include –
• Political Affairs
• Current Affairs & Media
• The Economy
• Brexit & The EU
Tim is an excellent host, chair and moderator.
Tim was superb, and we have had great feedback.
— Oakhill Communications
He was able to provide a funny, insightful and thought-provoking perspective on the current political landscape.
— MSW Consults
A really engaging & funny speaker – his Westminster anecdotes were extremely wry and insightful into the workings of modern politics!
— Taylor Wessing
Went down an absolute storm - feedback has been really positive. A tour de force! He tied up the day perfectly - humour and insight.
— Owen James