Andrew Neil

PRESS HOLDINGS MEDIA GROUP

Andrew Neil is a publisher, broadcaster and company chairman working out of London, New York, Dubai and the South of France. He is the current chairman of Press Holdings Media Group, whose titles include The Spectator, and the ITP Media Group. In addition to his business responsibilities, Andrew currently presents Politics Live and This Week on the BBC. He was a House of Commons political correspondent in London, White House correspondent in Washington DC and Wall Street correspondent in New York – all for The Economist. He was made British Editor of The Economist in 1982, and subsequently became Editor of The Sunday Times of London. During that time he served as Executive Chairman of Sky Television, which he launched in 1989 as Britain’s first multi-channel satellite TV platform. He created Sky News, now a £15bn company, and brought The Simpsons to British screens.