Philip Coggan

Columnist For The Economist With Over 20 Years Experience

The buttonwood columnist for The Economist, Philip Coggan is a finance and economics expert. Working for the Financial Times for 20 years, Philip founded both the ‘short view’ and ‘long view’ format for the publication. Gaining the award of Senior Financial Journalist of the Year at the 2009 Wincott Awards, Philip is a leading authority in the business world, making him in constant demand as a business speaker on the keynote speaker circuit.

Also an established author, Coggan’s titles include The Money Machine and Paper Promises: Money, Debt and the New World Order. Awards Business Book of the Year as well as Best Fund Management Correspondent on four occasions, Philip’s credentials are sure to be a hit as a finance speaker in the corporate world.

A regular keynote speaker for meetings of private investors and economists, Coggan seeks to help investors understand the complexities of our financial system, delivering clear and concise presentations to explore what is really happening behind the headlines. With specialist subjects including America’s current account deficit and the effect of psychology for share and asset prices. Philip is a thought-provoking finance speaker who will be a hit with guests.

Following his speeches with an interactive Q&A session, Philip can tailor his delivery to exactly what his client wants to hear and know.

To book Philip Coggan as the keynote speaker for your corporate event, function or conference, simply contact the Champions Speakers agency by emailing or by calling a booking agent directly on 0207 1010 553.

When at corporate events, Philip is known to cover the following topics:

  • Finance Speaker
  • Sports Speaker
  • Economic Trends
  • Journalism & Broadcasting
  • Investment

“Philip Coggan gives a marvellously clear account of the City and all the modern financial developments”