Lord Daniel Finkelstein OBE


Lord Daniel Finkelstein OBE is a leading political journalist and prominent media commentator on both TV and radio. A former politician himself, he is currently Associate Editor, Political Columnist and Chief Leader Writer of The Times. He also writes a highly respected blog for paper Comment Central a personal round up of the best political opinion on the web…not to mention a very distinctive statistics-based football review, the Fink Tank! He also pens regular columns for The Jewish Chronicle.

He joined The Times in 2001 and worked his way up to the leader columns to become Executive Editor. Before joining the paper, he was Director of the Conservative Party‘s Research Department and an adviser to both Prime Minister John Major and Conservative leader William Hague. Previous to this, he was Director of the think tank the Social Market Foundation. He was also the Chairman of the Policy Exchange, an independent charity seeking free market and ‘localist’ solutions to public policy questions. Daniel was elevated to the House of Lords in August 2013.

To book Daniel Finklestein as the politics speaker for your corporate event, function or conference, simply contact the Champions Speakers agency by emailing agent@championsukplc.com or by calling a booking agent directly on 0207 1010 553.

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

  • The Policy Exchange
  • British Politics
  • Current Affairs
  • Comment Central