Chris Blackhurst

Multi-Media Head of Business | The Evening Standard

Chris Blackhurst is Multi-Media Head of Business, for the Evening Standard, The Independent, i, and London Live TV. He is in charge of business coverage across these titles, also writing for the papers, and presenting programmes. Chris rejoined The Independent as Editor in July 2011 and remained Editor until June 2013. Previously, he was City Editor of the Evening Standard for 9 years.  A journalist since 1984, his previous posts include: Deputy Editor at the Independent and Independent on Sunday and Daily Express, and Westminster Correspondent of the Independent. He has written for Management Today for the past 15 years and has contributed to numerous other magazines and publications, as well as appearing regularly on TV and Radio and making public speeches.

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09.00–17.00 4 November 2014 | Venue: Royal Festival Hall

London Conference 2014 What should London be asking for from the new national government, and what should the new government be looking for from London?