Tim Shipman is the Chief Political Commentator of the Sunday Times.
He is the author of two bestselling books on Brexit, All Out War and Fall Out. Together they have sold over one hundred thousand copies.
Tim is an engaging, informed and amusing after-dinner speaker. He is widely acknowledged to have the best contacts in the business and uses them to help lift the veil on what is going on and who is doing what to who in Westminster and beyond.
Tim is the most decorated political journalist of the last few years, garnering fourteen nominations for major awards, including ten in seven years at the British Press Awards, the newspaper industry’s Oscars.
He has won a unique double, being named ‘Political Reporter of the Year‘ and ‘Political Commentator of the Year‘.
He is currently working on the third and final volume of his Brexit trilogy. It promises to be the political book of the year.
Tim Shipman has been reporting from Westminster since 2001, covering six general elections, three referendums, two wars and countless leadership contests. He has also reported on four US elections and conducted one of just two British print interviews with Donald Trump, giving him a unique perspective on the links between British and American politics.
Tim is a regular on Radio 4’s Today Programme and the co-presenter of Times Radio’s ‘PMQs Unpacked‘ show.
He is an experienced broadcaster on the BBC and Sky News and has made appearances on Have I Got News For You and The News Quiz.