David Aaronovitch is a commentator on the media and society. He was the producer of the BBC1 series, The Blair Years which involved eight hours spent interviewing Tony Blair in front of the cameras, both before and after his departure as Prime Minister.
David’s fascination with some of the more arcane aspects of public life and debate has lead to Voodoo Histories, his latest book on the impact of conspiracy theories. In the book he carefully probes and explores a dozen of the major conspiracy theories of the modern era and looks at why our age is obsessed by the idea of conspiracy. David’s views on how people come to believe far-fetched ideas about anything from Obama’s birth to Princess Diana’s death have commanded great attention.
Leading commentator and broadcaster, David Aaronovitch of The Times newspaper, is one of the UK’s most experienced conference presenters and speakers. He is a regular political and social commentator on BBC programmes such as Newsnight and the Andrew Marr Show.
Whether it’s addressing audiences of over a thousand for Intelligence Squared or giving a keynote speech alongside the Mayor of London at the Mansion House, David Aaronovitch’s ability to engage and entertain is in great demand. He has chaired and spoken at conferences in the private and public sectors for over 30 years with his most recent engagements including Canada’s travel industry, EMAP and The Association of Chief Police Officers. David combines his conference facilitating skills with his role as a speaker.
David’s inside knowledge of the changing political landscape in Britain, Europe and the US, combined with his natural sense of humour has illuminated a range of conferences and events. His insight into political leadership following his close association with Tony Blair during the making of the BBC series ” The Blair Years,” mean that his views are influential. Following the recent publication of his Sunday Times bestseller, “Voodoo Histories,” which considers the purchase that conspiracy theories currently have on public opinion, David’s views on how people come to believe far-fetched ideas about anything from Obama’s birth to Princess Diana’s death have commanded great attention.
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