Christian May
editor-in-chief, City A.M.

Christian May is editor-in-chief of City A.M., London’s daily business newspaper with a readership of just under 300,000 professionals. He’s edited the paper since 2015, prior to which he was head of communications and campaigns at the Institute of Directors, the UK’s largest organisation for business leaders, where he was responsible for the IoD’s public profile, campaigns and media activity, and took a leading role in shaping policy on areas including EU reform, immigration, infrastructure, innovation and tax reform.

Before moving into journalism was included in PR Week’s list of the 100 most influential PR professionals. He provides a nightly business news roundup on LBC Radio and is a regular guest on Sky News Press Preview and the BBC’s Politics Live. He is a fellow of the British American Project and an advisory board member of the Institute of Economic Affairs and the International Business and Diplomatic Exchange.

Follow Christian on Twitter @christianjmay


Sunday 3 November, 17:30 Auditorium 2
After Brexit: the new political faultlines