Christian May

Christian May is editor of City A.M., London’s daily business newspaper with a readership of just under 400,000 professionals. Prior to this appointment he was head of Communications and Campaigns at the Institute of Directors, the UK’s largest organisation for business leaders. 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. As spokesperson for the IoD, Christian appeared regularly across the broadcast media and in the national press, commenting on business on economic issues.

He holds a degree in Politics from the University of Exeter and a Masters degree in Journalism from London’s City University. He has contributed to a wide range of national media outlets as a columnist and commentator, and was included in PR Week’s 2015 list of the 100 most influential PR professionals. He is a Freeman of the City of London and a Fellow of the British American Project.

On Twitter @christianjmay
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Saturday 17 October 2015, 10.00 Frobisher 4-6

Growth is good: mission or mania?

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