Declan Curry is one of the BBC’s most recognisable business presenters and an accomplished after dinner and keynote speaker, conference facilitator and awards host. He has previously presented BBC’s Working Lunch and was the front man for the BBCs Breakfast Business News for many years. He was also the Business Presenter on BBC News 24 since the channel’s launch in 1997.
Declan used to present ‘Show Me The Money’ on BBC News. He now presents a weekly programme on business and work – ‘On The Money’ on BBC Radio 5 Live and a weekend show ‘Your Money’, providing essential news and information on personal finance.
His broadcasts on Breakfast, covered a wide range of stories about business, work and money, and Declan tried to extract news and views from chief executives, trade union leaders, stock market watchers, private investors and individual workers.
“Declan gave an entertaining introduction to the day with some relevant examples. Only downside was that with the questions the session overran by about 20 mins”
Chartered Insurance Institute
BBC Business is all about getting rich – slowly, Declan says. It all boils down to hard cash – where our money comes from, and where it goes; how we earn it, how we spend it, and how we can use it to make even more of it.
Declan Curry previously broadcast for the BBC’s international news channel, BBC World, and spent two years as a daily business commentator in the United States for ABC News.
Declan also presented BBC Radio 5 Live’s early morning business programme, Wake up to Money, and produced and reported for a range of programmes, including Radio 4’s personal finance flagship Moneybox, Radio 5 Live’s Financial World Tonight, and World Service Radio’s World Business Report. In the past he has worked for the London-based commercial news station LBC, and writes for a wide range of newspapers, magazines and industry publications in the UK, the IrishRepublic and the United States.
His previous speaking engagements include the Global Economic Symposium, which has become an annual event for Declan, National Business Awards conference, Retail Week Conference and the Engineering Employers Federation annual awards. He has also spoken about the economy at CIPFA and did a speech at a business event at the Stormont Parliament Building in Belfast.
Declan is in huge demand as a speaker and host at conferences and awards ceremonies. He has been a judge for the British Insurance Awards, the Proshare Investor Awards and the Princes’ Trust Business Awards, among others.