Michael Wilson

GBS Michael Wilson

Michael Wilson is television’s longest-serving business and economics editor. He was Business Editor for SkyNews for 20 years and is now Director of Business and Global Economics Editor for Arise Networks. Michael also presents Business Breakfast on JazzFM every week.

As one of the world's most recognised broadcaster, Michael has hosted and facilitated national and international conferences from Telecoms and New Media to Nuclear, Energy and Automotive sectors.

Michael is also known for facilitating discreet private wealth forums in the US and Europe including: 

  • Colt;
  • Investec;
  • Citywire;
  • Lloyds TSB;
  • CouttsAPCIMS:
  • Association of Private Client Investment Managers and Stockbrokers;
  • Barclay's Wealth Management;
  • BT;
  • City Of London;
  • Hammerson;
  • HSBC;
  • London Stock Exchange;
  • Standard Chartered and Tesco.

Speaking Topics

20 years as Business Editor of Sky News 

From the booms and bust!

The City Characters I've known and the financial scandals I've reported on!

The inside track from a Broadcasters' view!


How does the City Work?

An irreverent and humorous approach to explaining the operation of the Square Mile - and how everyone missed that Banking Crash!

Crisis and confidence, Fear and greed, Boom and bust.


Has Broadcasting changed since I started?

Michael Wilson has worked in television for thirty years, witnessing some of the most fundamental changes in the media from his first days in ITV, through the first days of 24-hour news, to today's multimedia platforms.

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