Presenter, BBC News & BBC One
NICHOLAS OWEN is a Presenter with BBC TV News. After 17 years as a newspaper journalist, mostly in Fleet Street, he first joined the BBC in 1981. He went on to spend 23 years at ITN, where his roles included anchoring News at Ten and Channel Four News. Between 1994 and 2000 he was ITN’s Royal Correspondent. He played a major part in covering the death and funeral of Diana, Princess of Wales. He rejoined the BBC in 2007. His other activities have included appearing in many TV and radio programmes, including Strictly Come Dancing in 2006, He hosts a weekly show on Classic FM, numerous corporate and charity events, and is an after-dinner and after-lunch speaker. He is an Ambassador for the Prince’s Trust.
Life Peer & Former Chairman of Marks and Spencer
Founder, The King of Shaves Company Ltd
Reader in Early Modern European History, University of Cambridge
Chairman, Ofcom & Former Chairman of Channel 4 & Santander
Vice-Principal of King's College London and Trustee of the V & A Museum