Anthony Hilton

Anthony Hilton

Anthony Hilton - Author, Broadcaster, Journalist and Lecturer joined Fleet Street in 1968 as a Trainee on The Guardian.

He was City Editor of The Times, 1981 to 1983 and City Editor of The Evening Standard from 1984 to 1989 and in November 1989 became Managing Director of The Evening Standard, a post he held for six years before returning to the City Office as Editor in 1996.

He has worked for The Observer, The Daily Mail and The Sunday Express, was for five years Editor of Accountancy Age and has served in New York where for three years he was Business Correspondent for the London Sunday Times. He returned to Britain in 1981 to become City Editor of The Times.


He was seen regularly on television, filling the commentator's slot on Channel 4's "TV Business programme" for three years, and appearing as the expert panellist on "The Stocks and Shares Show". He is also heard frequently on radio.

In addition, he has written two acclaimed books:

"How to communicate financial information to employees" and "City within a state" - A study of how the city of London really works.

He has an MA (Hons) in Economics from the University of Aberdeen, lives in Suffolk, and has four children. He is a former parachutist but now less strenuously cruises on England's canals.

Anthony was the winner of the 2003 Wincott Prize for Business Journalism.

He has been a weekly columnist on Marketing, Investor relations, pensions and economics and is in great demand to speak at conferences and on the after dinner circuit.