Simon Jack

Simon Jack - Financial Journalist - After Dinner Speaker - Economics Presenter

Simon Jack is a financial journalist and broadcaster, who has recently taken up the post of Business and Economics Presenter on Radio 4's Today Programme

Best known as the face of business news for BBC Breakfast on BBC1, during his time at the BBC he has also presented business news on the One o'clock, Six o'clock and Ten O’Clock News.  

Before joining the BBC, Simon spent ten years in commercial and investment banking in London, New York and Bermuda. He has a degree in Politics Philosophy and Economics from Oxford University.


During the banking crisis in September 2006 Simon reported for BBC News, BBC News Channel and Working Lunch covering the Federal takeover of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, the Bankruptcy of Lehman Brothers, the bailout of AIG and the Lloyds TSB takeover of HBOS.

Simon has also presented business and financial podcasts for The Daily Telegraph.

For the corporate market in 2011 he presented the Green Energy Awards; was keynote speaker at Software city International and hosted World Skills' event in London.

He has appeared on television for BBC Breakfast on BBC 1 as Business Editor; One o'clock, 6 o'clock & 10 o'clock News as Business Presenter;

On radio he is currently business and economics presenter on BBC Radio 4's The Today Programme and has also co-presented on BBC Radio 5 Live's Five Live Breakfast & Five Live Drive.

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Simon Jack is a British Business and Financial Journalist and Business Editor for the BBC.  He is available to hire as a After Dinner Speaker, Awards Host and Presenter for Corporate Events.