Paddy O’Connell (Chair)

Paddy O’Connell is a radio and TV presenter. He presents BBC Radio 4’s Broadcasting House programme every Sunday morning and occasionally Radio 4’s PM programme. Paddy began his broadcasting career as a BBC local radio reporter in Devon, Essex and Teesside. He then joined Radio 5 live at its launch before moving to the US to present The World Programme for The World Service. In 1997 Paddy became BBC News North America Business Correspondent and Wall Street anchor. Paddy has presented a wide range of news and entertainments shows, including the Eurovision Song Contest.