Stephanie Flanders


Stephanie Flanders is a financial expert, highly sought after to speak at business conferences and workshops alike. In 2017, Stephanie was offered the position of Senior Executive Editor and Head of Economics for the media company, Bloomberg. Prior to this, Stephanie held the position of Chief Market Strategist for the UK and Europe for J.P. Morgan Asset Management. In this role, she offered her professional insight of various financial markets for professional investors across the globe.

Stephanie has also chaired the Royal Society of Arts’ Inclusive Growth Commission, as a financial and economics expert on programmes for the BBC. In 2008, Stephanie became the BBC’s Economics Editor, where her financial analysis was globally respected. In this role, she presented an economics discussion show, Stephanomics, on Radio 4 which discussed major questions about the world’s economy.

Stephanie was educated at Balliol College, Oxford where she obtained a first class degree in Philosophy, Politics and Economics. After which, she attended Harvard University as a Kennedy Scholar at the Kennedy School of Government.

Over the course of her career, Stephanie has presented the BBC2 documentary series, Masters of Money, where she explores the lives of Karl Marx, John Maynard Keynes, and Friedrich Hayek. Stephanie originally joined the BBC as Newsnight’s Economics Editor in 2002. Combining her love for finance and cycling, in 2005 Stephanie presented a review of Britain’s economic status from her bicycle whilst travelling the length of the country. Stephanie also presented The Andrew Marr Show in 2009 and, despite leaving the BBC in 2013, still appears as an expert for the BBC. She has been described by the BBC as an “intellectual player in a vital, but often arcane, area”.

Stephanie was the senior advisor to Lawrence H. Summers, the US Treasury Secretary, during the Clinton Administration. Over this period, Stephanie was closely involved in the development of emerging markets and major economic issues until 2001. She has also worked as a reporter for the New York Times, and as principal editor of the UN’s 2002 Human Development Report.

Stephanie’s blog, Stephanomics, was awarded the 2010 Harold Wincott Foundation’s Award for online journalism. She was also recognised as Broadcaster of the Year in 2011 and the Political Studies’ Association’s Broadcaster of the Year in 2012.

To book Stephanie Flanders as the economics 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, Stephanie is known to cover the following topics:

  • Presenting & Broadcasting
  • British Economics
  • Transport & Travel
  • Career In Journalism