Strategic Counsel, Cicero Group, former government adviser and journalist
The bulk of my career was as a journalist at Sky News – I started as a freelance reporter in 1999 and worked my way up to Deputy Political Editor 2009-2015. I have also worked in government as Theresa May’s spokesman at the Home Office during the referendum campaign. I now work as a political consultant with a range of big companies and charities, and continue to commentate on politics across the media. I was brought up in Exeter, and studied History and English at Oxford. After university, I was not sure of the right career path and spent two years teaching English in Paris, and working as an intern in the European Commission in Brussels before embarking on a post-graduate course in journalism at Cardiff University.
My Twitter handle is @joeyfjones.
Assembly Member and Cabinet Secretary for Education, Welsh Government
Chairman, Evening Standard Ltd & Independent Print Ltd
Chief Marketing Officer at Britvic Soft Drinks
CEO Amicus, and formerly Head of the British Army
Vice-Principal of King's College London and Trustee of the V & A Museum
Journalist, BBC News