David Smith

The Sunday Times' Economic Editor Who Has Held The Position For Over 30 Years

How to hire David Smith

Contact the Champions Speakers agency to provisionally enquire about David Smith for your event today. Simply call a booking agent on 0207 1010 553 or email us at [email protected] for more information.

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During the COVID-19 pandemic, David attended many virtual events, booked as the exciting guest speaker. Read the feedback he has received below.

"David was excellent – just what we needed to add a bit of quality and name recognition to our session. Nice chap to boot." - Daniel, Senior Manager (Marketing & Business Development), Eversheds Sutherland

"The conference was such a success and we have received so many compliments from our guests and from the home team. A massive thank you to David for all his help and time in making this event such a success. He was absolutely brilliant, a real pleasure to work with too. He provided a seamless performance and was so calm and relaxed during the hour, it was just amazing and perfect." - Michelle, Close Brothers Asset Management


David is regularly booked to engage audiences at in-person events, read his latest feedback below.

"David Smith was a fantastic choice to launch the Leicester Business Festival. He tailored the speech to the region, as well as having extensive national/internal knowledge on the economy." - Tiffany, LLEP

"David delivered a truly insightful speech at our conference yesterday. He managed to make business and the economy digestible for all the audience, as well as interesting thought process to take into the new year. I particularly enjoyed his ‘skipanomics’ theory – very clever."  - David, Trinity plc.

"David was excellent as usual" – Shirley, Destination Southampton

"From us, it was great. David was very personable, informed and kept the speech exactly to brief, adding a little humour." - Amy, Enterprise Holdings

“David was very good – we haven’t had direct feedback from delegates yet but those I spoke to were impressed.”  - Richard, Law Firm Services