Andrew Neil

Founding Chairman of Sky TV & Former Editor of The Sunday Times

  • Former Editor of The Sunday Times
  • Former Chief Executive & Editor-In-Chief of Press Holdings Media Group
  • Founding Chairman of Sky TV
  • Presenter of Sunday Politics, This Week, The Andrew Neil Show, Politics Live and Daily Politics
  • Contributor to the Daily Mail
  • Chair of ITP Media Group
  • Lord Rector of the University of St Andrews

Andrew Neil has made his fame presenting several programmes for British broadcaster the BBC. Along the course of his career he has presented the likes of Sunday Politics, The Andrew Neil Show, Politics Live, This Week and Daily Politics. He is also well known for the time that he spent as the Editor of The Sunday Times, Chairman of Press Holdings Media Group and founding chairman of Sky TV. Working alongside media magnate Rupert Murdoch, Andrew has also contributed to The Daily Mail.

Before reaching the heights of international newspapers and broadcasting, Andrew began his journalistic career as a student on the Glasgow University Guardian. Building experience of writing and television journalism during his studies, Andrew worked for the Paisley Daily Express upon graduating. Before long Andrew joined The Economist and began to work for top tier publications, ultimately being appointed as the editor of The Economists section on Britain.

Over the course of his career, Andrew has become well known for his various opinions and stances on both British and international politics. He has been known to comment on issues such as HIV and AIDS, wars in Afghanistan, wars in Iraq and climate change. With strong viewpoints and a long career behind him, Andrew has become a household name.

After such a long and successful career on the screens of British television, Andrew is now highly sought as an online guest speaker. A passionate speaker with great knowledge of the political landscape, Andrew is sought to perform a range of politically focused online events. Able to provide engaging insight into various topical subjects, Andrew Neil is the perfect choice to entertain your virtual event.

Most recently, Andrew Neil was inducted into the Top Virtual Speakers Available to Hire, congratulating his incredible career journey.

Official Testimonials

Andrew Neil is regularly booked to engage audiences at virtual events, read their latest feedback below:

“A lively and thoughtful presentation- an excellent closing session for the conference”- AIRMIC

“Andrew Neil was an incredibly timely choice for our event which happened during a crucial time of the Brexit negotiations. His unrivalled political knowledge made for a really engaging talk and his humour brought lightness and ease to a topic which could easily have missed the mark. I would recommend Andrew for any event focussed on UK or global politics”- Emma, HSBC

To enquire about Andrew Neil for your next virtual event or webinar, simply contact The Online Speakers Agency via or call a booking agent on 0203 9317 391.