Robert James Kenneth PESTON

Biography

Gender Male
Titles N/A
Birthdate 1960-04-25
Education Highgate Wood Comp Sch, Balliol Coll Oxford (MA)
Books & Publications Brown's Britain (2005), Who Runs Britain? (2008), How Do We Fix This Mess (2012)
Recreations Arsenal, ballet, rock, food
Clubs N/A
Style Robert Peston, Esq
Career journalist; city corr The Independent 1986-89, dep city ed Sunday Correspondent 1989-90, city ed Independent on Sunday 1990-91; FT: banking ed 1991-93, head of investigations 1993-95, political ed 1995-2000, fin ed 2000; editorial dir Collins Stewart Quest 2001-02, columnist Daily Telegraph 2001, assoc ed The Spectator 2001, business columnist New Statesman and Sunday Times 2002, city ed and asst ed Sunday Telegraph 2002-06, business ed BBC News 2006-; presenter and writer Super Rich: The Greed Game 2008 (documentary), presenter and writer Britain's Banks: too big to save? 2011 (documentary), presenter and writer The Party's Over - How the West Went Bust Parts 1 and 2 2011 (documenary series), presenter and writer The Great Euro Crash with Robert Peston 2012 (documentary); patron Pro Bono Economics, fndr Speakers for Schools, tstee Educn and Employers Taskforce; official honoree Webby Awards 2010; hon fell Aberystwyth Univ 2011; Hon DLitt Heriot-Watt Univ 2010; >ir< What Papers Say Investigative Journalist of the Year 1994, Wincott Sr Fin Journalist of the Year 2005, London Press Club Scoop of the Year 2007, Wincott Prog of the Year 2007, Business Journalism Awards Journalist of the Year 2007/08, Scoop of the Year RTS TV Journalism Awards 2007, Television Journalist of the Year, Specialist Journalist of the Year and Scoop of the Year RTS TV Journalism Awards 2008, Broadcaster of the Year and Online Media Award Harold Wincott Awards 2008, Best Performer in a Non-acting Role Broadcasting Press Guild Awards 2009, Business Journalist of the Year London Press Club Awards 2009, Political Journalist of the Year Political Studies Assoc 2009, Business Journalist of the Year Press Gazette 2009, Mainstream Blogger of the Year EI Comment Award 2011, Financial/Economic Story of the Year Foreign Press Assoc Award 2012
Food and drink etiquette

Food and drink etiquette

Debrett's notebooks

Debrett's notebooks

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