Adam Shaw

Adam Shaw is an award winning financial reporter and presenter. Up until recently he was the business presenter of the BBC’s flagship news and current affairs programme, the Today Programme which is listened to by 7 million people every day.

He is one of the best known financial faces on television and radio. He is a regular guest on BBC1’s The One Show and has also been the presenter of BBC2’s Working Lunch.

He has interviewed most of the chief executives of theUK’s biggest companies and has won the Plain English Campaign award for Broadcaster of the year. He was awarded the Best Broadcast Journalist of the Year from the Association of Investment Companies’. His business coverage on the Today programme has won the Best Business Radio Programme from theInstituteofFinancial Accountants. He was twice made the Proshare personality of the year for his work in reporting on the world of shares and investments.

He recently presented Panorama  – Are We Paying Too Much Tax? which received very good audience figures. He also presented  the equally popular Panoramas –  How To Beat The Banks? and Who Will Save the Savers? amongst many others.

He has also been the presenter of BBC 1’s Business Breakfast, Radio 5’s Wake Up To Money and Radio 4’s Financial World Tonight.

Before that, he worked as a business reporter for BSkyB and travelled extensively inEastern Europereporting on the growth of business there. He has also reported on businesses in Asia and Canada.

Outside of the world of business he presented: Tutus and Tiaras – A year in the life of the English National Ballet and The Dame Game – a behind the scenes look at pantomime and its history.

Many years ago Adam was also an actor who worked, amongst other things, for the Royal Shakespeare Company.

In addition to his work on television and radio, Adam has written for a number of newspapers including the Independent, Mail on Sunday and the Metro. He has written and co-authored a number of books: Political Rhubarb, Money and How To Make More Of It, Managing Credit and Investing Basics.

Adam also chairs conferences and seminars and is a highly skilled conference facilitator and after dinner speaker. He has a wealth of experience hosting events and award ceremonies, both at home and abroad.