Robert Peston is the Political Editor of ITV News and host of the weekly political discussion show ‘Peston’. From February 2006 until March 2014 he was the Business Editor for BBC News and Economics Editor from March 2014 to November 2015. He is also the founder of the education charity Speakers for Schools. Robert has won numerous awards for his journalism and has written several books, including How Do We Fix This Mess? The Economic Price of Having it All and the Route to Lasting Prosperity and WTF? which presents an analysis of British economics, politics, and the underlying forces leading to Brexit.
Robert will be working on new projects with the Centre and advising on the communication of its academic research through the Centre’s Westminster Bridge initiative.