Jamie Robertson is a highly experienced presenter of business programmes for the BBC, specialising in international finance, business and economics. A skilled speakers and event facilitator Jamie is the lead presenter for the BBC’s 'World Business Report'. He specialises in economics, international affairs, finance and business.
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Jamie Robertson is a skilled TV and radio broadcaster, writer and voice-over artist. He broadcasts regularly on BBC World TV and the BBC News Channel on finance and economics and writes for 'BBC Online'. He has also been a lead presenter on BBC World’s 'Business Edition' and the 'World Service In the Balance'. Jamie is a skilled speaker and also works regularly as a mediator and facilitator at international conferences for leading multinational corporations and NGOs. His work as a voice over artist have included the introduction to heads of State, finance ministers and business leaders at the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum, commercials for independent radio and complex in-house financial explainers.
Jamie is a short story writer and won the Waitrose Dickens Short Story Prize in 2012. An amateur historian, he has done extensive research on his own family history, medieval and Tudor architecture, restored a C15th hunting lodge and done private battlefield research on the Western Front and in the Crimea. He was educated at Eton College, and has a degree in English from Teddy Hall, Oxford. He worked in local newspapers and trade magazines and freelanced in South East Asia, based in Hong Kong, before moving to BBC World TV in 1997. Privately his passions are gardening (East Anglian apple trees in particular), mid-format film photography (with a 1938 Jhagee Auto Ultrix) and building a tree house that never gets finished.