Danni Hewson is a Broadcaster, Commentator and Financial Analyst.
For three years Danni was the voice of Business on BBC Radio 5 Live. She regularly presented the station’s flagship business programme Wake Up To Money and was heard across the network, demystifying complicated consumer issues for millions of listeners during the station’s breakfast and drive time programmes.
Now an analyst for AJ Bell Danni Hewson’s profile and expertise has made her a popular and engaging event host and moderator.
Corporations, business organisations and public sector clients have all benefitted from Danni’s experience facilitating and elevating their events, both virtual and in person.
With over 20 years of experience broadcasting on radio and TV, Danni Hewson also appeared on BBC Breakfast Television, the BBC News Channel, BBC World Service and started her BBC career as Look North’s Business Correspondent.
In 2021 she joined the investment company AJ Bell and is now working across television, radio and online platforms as a commentator and writer delivering insight and analysis across UK and Global business and financial sectors.
Danni Hewson has a passion for making financial reporting understandable and relevant to all audiences and brings a high level of financial and economic expertise, accumulated during her career as one of Britain’s most prominent business broadcasters, interviewing some of Britain’s most dynamic CEO’s. Equally, she also finds some of the most interesting and insightful commentary comes from bosses of SME’s.
Danni’s specialist topics include business, investment, finance, consumer affairs, sustainability, climate change and the challenges provoked by the Covid-19 pandemic.
She still lives in her native Yorkshire with her husband and two daughters.
Danni is a knowledgable, engaging and confident host, with an in-depth understanding of a wide range of different themes and policy areas. Her hosting of the Great Northern Conference was masterful; her considerable research and knowledge of the issues affecting business leaders was clear for all to see.
Dan Cochlin – Northern Powerhouse Partnership
Danni is a popular host of several IoD events, including our prestigious Director of the Year Awards in Yorkshire and the North East.
She is always well-prepared, professional and generous with her time. Her presenting style is relaxed and engaging, keeping the evening on track while adding valuable insights drawn from her experience as a business journalist.
Natalie Sykes – Institute of Directors