Anthony Hilton is the renowned author, broadcaster, journalist and lecturer. He joined Fleet Street in 1968 as a Trainee on the Guardian, was City Editor of the Times from 1981 to 1983, and then became City Editor of the Evening Standard from 1984 to 1989. In November 1989, he became Managing Director of the Evening Standard, a post he held for six years before returning to the City Office as Editor in 1996 where he remains.
In his extensive journalism career, he has worked for the Observer, the Daily Mail and the Sunday Express, and was for five years Editor of Accountancy Age. He has also served in New York where for three years he was Business Correspondent for the London Sunday Times, before returning in 1981 to become City Editor of the Times.
He is regularly on television, having filled the commentator’s slot on Channel 4’s “TV Business Programme” for three years, and appearing as the expert panellist on “The Stocks and Shares Show”. He is also heard frequently on radio. In addition, he has written two acclaimed books: “How to communicate financial information to employees” and “City within a state” – A study of how the City of London really works.