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Dominic O’Connell

Dominic O'Connell is a leading UK business broadcaster and Times Radio presenter. He is renowned for his role as a Times columnist and former BBC Today programme host. Winner of the 2017 Wincott Award, his expertise in finance and business journalism is highly acclaimed. Dominic excels as a Moderator and Event MC, known for his engaging style and deep industry knowledge. He has chaired major conferences, including The Investing and Saving Alliance’s flagship event.


About Dominic O'Connell

Dominic O’Connell is one of the UK’s leading business broadcasters and commentators. As a business presenter on Times Radio and Saturday business columnist for The Times newspaper, Dominic is a leading voice and expert across the London financial landscape.For five years Dominic was a business presenter on the BBC’s flagship Today programme and appeared regularly on BBC television as a reporter and commentator. He joined the BBC from The Sunday Times where he was business editor for six years. He has won several national journalism awards, including the Wincott Award in 2017, the premier award for business writers and broadcasters.

Dominic is in high demand as a Moderator, Event MC and Speaker for major conferences and summits. He’s twice chaired the Annual Flagship Conference of The Investing and Saving Alliance and RSMR are among the other major financial organisations he’s worked with. Feedback and testimonials are glowing, commending Dominic’s presenting skills and the expertise he brings, drawing on years of experience covering the world’s biggest financial stories and interviewing CEO’s and others leaders from across the business community.

To book Dominic O’Connell, contact The Speakers Agency on +44(0)1332 810481 or email

Speech Topics
  • Business
  • Financial services
  • Economics
  • Investment
  • Automotive industry
  • Railways
  • Aerospace
  • Airline industry
  • Steel industry
  • General manufacturing and energy sectors, in particular nuclear power
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"I’ve been in the industry more than 30 years and I’ve not seen anyone better than Dominic at handling investment conferences. Whether it’s moderating a panel or a one-to-one, he ensures that delegates receive interesting and understandable content, sometimes from highly technical and dry interviewees. Meanwhile he strikes perfectly a difficult balance with the interviewees, making them feel relaxed while challenging them and encouraging explanations. He also adds a valuable overlay, referring to events happening in real time, and he works with us pre-conference to ensure our content objectives are met. It’s no coincidence that delegate feedback scores put Dominic on a level with or higher than the interviewees, and we would rather not have anyone else!"

James Senior, Head of Marketing and Business Development, RSMR

"Dominic is an excellent Conference Chair with exceptional expertise in financial services and the ability to navigate complex topics with his unique conversational approach. Having chaired the Annual Flagship Conference of The Investing and Saving Alliance (TISA) twice, our delegates have consistently praised him for his profound knowledge of the financial services industry and engaging compering style. Dominic would be an asset to any industry event and will facilitate meaningful discussions among senior leaders on pressing issues of the day."

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