Jonty Bloom

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Jonty was at the forefront of BBC radio and online coverage of the latest economic, business and European stories – from the workings of the central banks to the changing face of the high street.


One of the BBC's and Radio 4's most respected reporters, Jonty covered all areas of business, industry and economics stories, as well as Europe, for 20 years mainly for BBC radio and online. He has covered OPEC conferences, EU summits, stock markets dramas, Brexit and recessions.

Following an early career in the City, Jonty studied international relations. He then joined BT Citycall, a financial news service, before moving across to the BBC where he helped launch Business Breakfast. He has reported for the World Service on matters from cross-border mergers to the ramifications for Europe of movements in the US economy. 

Jonty’s reports for The World Tonight, including his work on the influence of the oil industry in the run-up to the Iraq Invasion, have twice won him the Wincott Award for Radio Programme of the Year as well as the Royal Statistical Society award for Broadcast Journalist of the Year. He continues to comment on domestic and international economic issues, particularly European stories.


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Event - 30/04/2024 - 9:00 am

Speakers Breakfast

Understanding AI Now

Priya Lakhani and Anne-Marie Imafidon

We were joined at 87 Barts Close by three brilliant speakers on a panel that delved into the complex world of Artificial Intelligence. Over the hour our panellists de-mystified AI, speaking about AI’s immense promise for enhancing our lives, alongside the apprehension it has generated regarding job security, privacy infringement, and ethical considerations.


87 Barts Close, 87 Bartholomew Close, London, EC1A 7EB


Event - 06/02/2024 - 9:00 am

Speakers Breakfast

Looking Ahead to International Women’s Day

Samira Ahmed, Eniola Aluko, Julia Gillard, and Alex Mahon

We were joined by four fantastic speakers to look ahead at International Women’s Day. With the theme of this year’s event being #InspireInclusion, we were lucky enough to hear from four women who have each blazed a trail in their respective fields: CEO of Channel 4, Alex Mahon; the former Australian Prime Minister and Chair of Kings’ Global Institute of Women’s Leadership, Julia Gillard; one of the leading voices in football, Eniola Aluko MBE; and broadcaster and journalist, Samira Ahmed.


Bishopsgate Institute, London