Robert Peston

ITV Political Editor, former BBC Business Editor and founder of charity Speakers for Schools

In October 2015 Robert Peston become ITV’s Political Editor, having previously been the BBC’s Business Editor. He has won numerous awards for his journalism, including Journalist of the Year and Specialist Journalist of the Year from the Royal Television Society. His book “Who Runs Britain?” was the UK’s business best-seller in 2008-9.

He is the founder of Speakers for Schools, which organises free talks from inspirational speakers in state schools. His blog has 830,000 readers.