Margaret Gilmore / Speaker Profile

Margaret Gilmore

Margaret Gilmore

Margaret Gilmore is a writer, broadcaster and analyst specialising in homeland security, the media, and the environment. She's currently writing a book with Andy Hayman, formerly the senior police officer in charge of UK counter-terrorism. The Terrorist Hunters will be the first definitive account of the terrorist threat to the UK in the past five years and will be published on July 2nd 2009 by Bantam Press.

She is also a Senior Research Fellow with the leading security think tank RUSI (Royal United Services Institute), the 2008 think-tank of the year, where she specialises in homeland security, terrorism and the Olympics.

Margaret has been an authoritative face on our TV screens for 19 years, respected for her writing and broadcasting, her specialist knowledge and analytical skills, her wide range of contacts and her appeal to the audience. She continues to appear on our screens as an expert and to write speeches, articles and in-depth reports, make films and videos, and chair conferences. During a distinguished career in television, radio and newspapers she spent seven years as senior Home Affairs Correspondent for BBC News. Before that she was Environment and Agriculture Correspondent. She's also worked on Newsnight and Panorama and has won a number of major awards. Shes now a Non-Executive Director sitting on the Boards of the Food Standards Agency and the Meat Hygiene Service. You can read more about Margaret in Who's Who and Facebook.

Margaret also chairs conferences and seminars and is a highly skilled conference facilitator and after dinner speaker. She has a wealth of experience hosting events and award ceremonies, both at home and abroad.


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