Former Adviser to Theresa May & Political Speaker
Tom Swarbrick is an LBC Presenter and former Adviser to Theresa May and political speaker on subjects such as Fake News, Crisis Management and Communication.
It was in 2016 that Tom was hired by Downing Street as an adviser to Prime Minister Theresa May. During his time working within the government, he was by the side of the Prime Minister when Donald Trump was elected President, Article 50 was triggered and the Brexit negotiations began and was by her side too for the General Election.
Toms role was to be part of the team that briefed the Prime Minister before every major interview and worked with the PM and the Director of Communications on the Government’s communications strategy.
Tom left Downing Street to return to a career in broadcasting in March 2018 and can be seen regularly as a commentator on Sky and CNN as well as his own LBC show.
Previously, Tom was part of the BBC as a local radio reporter. From answering phones and making cups of coffee, he was nominated for a Sony Radio Academy Award before joining LBC as a junior reporter in 2012.
He was sent around the world covering terror attacks, the migration crisis, Trump’s campaign, and the 2015 General Election. For his work as a reporter, Tom saw off household names from the BBC to be named both the National Radio Journalist of the Year and the International Reporter of the Year. In 2015 he became the station’s Chief Correspondent and the youngest ever presenter of a national talk radio show.
Tom Swarbrick speaks on a number of subjects including –
• Current British politics
• The U.K.-US relationship
• Crisis Communications
• Strategic Communications
• Fake News and how to tackle it