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Chris Blackhurst is widely acknowledged as one of the world’s foremost financial journalists and commentators, writing across a broad range of subjects.

He was appointed Editor of The Independent in July 2011 and remained Editor until July 2013. Previously, he was City Editor of the Evening Standard and Group Content Director of The Independent and Evening Standard.

He has written the main interview with a leading business or political figure for Management Today, the leading business monthly magazine, for the past 22 years, and has contributed to numerous other magazines and publications, as well as appearing regularly on TV and Radio and making public speeches.

He has received several awards from the British Press Awards and the London Press Club, as well as TSB Financial Journalist of the Year.  He received the London Press Club award for Business Journalist of the Year 2011.

His first book on a scandal concerning a major financial organisation was the subject of an auction in 2020 and will be published be Macmillan in 2021.