Gavin Esler / Speaker Profile

Gavin Esler

Gavin Esler

Gavin Esler is an award winning television and radio broadcaster, novelist and journalist. He is the author of five novels and a non-fiction book about the United States, "The United States of Anger".

Gavin has been presenting BBC's Newsnight since 2003.

Born in Glasgow but brought up in Edinburgh, Gavin is also the main presenter on "Dateline London" on BBC World and the BBC News Channel. He's also a regular newspaper and magazine writer and commentator.

Over the past two decades Gavin Esler has interviewed world leaders ranging from Mrs Thatcher to David Cameron and President Chirac to President Clinton. In the arts and culture programmes he anchors for BBC World he has also interviewed writers and artists ranging from V S Naipaul, Seamus Heaney, to Jose Carreras, Jane Fonda, Angelina Jolie and Penelope Cruz, plus numerous film-makers including John Boorman, Peter Bogdanovich, Terry Jones and Stephen Frears.

Gavin's latest book "LESSONS FROM THE TOP" covers his fascination with leaders and leadership.

Gavin Esler is available for hosting, facilitating and after dinner speaker


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