Fraser Nelson

Editor, The Spectator

Fraser Nelson is editor of The Spectator and a columnist for the Daily Telegraph

He started work as a business journalist for The Times and was then Scottish Political Correspondent, moving from there to become political editor of The Scotsman. He joined The Spectator in 2006 and became editor in 2009, then also writing a column for the News of the World. He switched to the Daily Telegraph when the tabloid collapsed and in 2014 was named Political Journalist of the Year in the press awards and the Editor’s Editor of the Year by the British Society of Magazine Editors – becoming the only journalist to have simultaneously held the top awards for editing and political writing.

He sits on the advisory board of the Centre for Social Justice and used its research to write and present a Channel 4 documentary on inequality called How The Rich Get Richer.