Meet our spokespeople
Our experienced commentators can provide insight and analysis on all aspects of personal finance including:
- macro-economic news and market commentary
- shares, funds, ETFs and investment trusts
- pensions, ISAs and tax-efficient investing
We can also provide trading data and/or survey our customers to obtain insight and opinion directly from our investors.
If you would like to speak to one of our spokespeople or if you would like bespoke content from our expert writers, please contact:
Jemma Jackson, Head of Media Relations, interactive investor
Moira O’Neill – Head of Personal Finance
After more than 20 years in journalism, Moira became ii’s head of personal finance in 2018. She held key roles at leading industry titles, including deputy editor at Money Observer, personal finance editor at Investors Chronicle and editor at Moneywise.
At Investors Chronicle, Moira managed the reader portfolio clinic, giving guidance on how to improve tax planning and asset allocation, and won a Wincott Journalism Award for her work. During her time at Moneywise, she started the Get Financial Education Working campaign to promote financial education and endorse best practice, relaunching the Moneywise Personal Finance Teacher of the Year Awards, which continues to grow in reach and influence.
Moira has also written two personal finance books – Finance At 40 and Saving And Investing For Your Children – and is available to comment on all aspects of savings and personal finance.
Richard Hunter – Head of Markets
Richard is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute for Securities & Investment (FCSI) with over 30 years of stock market experience.
He is one of the UK’s foremost commentators on market matters and a regular contributor for the BBC (BBC News Channel, Wake Up to Money and the Today Programme), CNBC and Bloomberg. In addition, Richard’s expert commentary also appears on a daily basis across the national and specialist press.
His previous experience includes careers at Hargreaves Lansdown and NatWest Stockbrokers, during which time he became one of the UK's foremost and instantly recognisable market commentators.
Richard is available to comment on markets and equities.
Becky O'Connor - Head of Pensions and Savings
Becky O’Connor is Head of Pensions and Savings at interactive investor and regularly appears in the press commenting on pensions and other topics. A former award-winning financial journalist for The Times, Becky has 18 years’ experience in financial services media and communications.
Before joining interactive investor in October 2020, Becky was a personal finance media commentator at Royal London, the mutual insurer, where she focused on family finances. She is a co-founder of ethical personal finance website Good With Money, an ethical adviser to Castlefield Investment Management and a trustee of UK Mortgage Prisoners, the campaign group.
Victoria Scholar - Head of Investment
Victoria joined interactive investor in September 2021 from IG Group, where she was a financial journalist and presented the business news at the firm’s IGTV broadcast channel. Victoria has a background as a producer for Bloomberg, and broadcast journalist for CNBC and BBC. She has had regular broadcast appearances as a markets commentator.
She started her career on the trading floor in the Square Mile at the investment bank Nomura. Victoria holds a degree in Economics from University of Bristol and a broadcast journalism masters' degree from City University, London. Victoria is also an award-winning technical analyst, having received the Bronwen Wood prize in her Society of Technical Analysis Diploma.
You can follow Victoria on Twitter here @VictoriaS_ii
Lee Wild – Head of Equity Strategy
Lee started his career in the City 25 years ago as an options pit trader on the International Petroleum Exchange. After time spent as an investment manager at HSBC, and journalist at ShareCast and Investors Chronicle, he joined ii in 2014 where he is now Head of Equity Strategy – providing market commentary and insights – and editor of news content on ii.co.uk.
Lee is available to comment on equities and markets.
Dzmitry Lipski – Head of Funds Research
Responsible for fund selection and portfolio construction at ii, Dzmitry joined us in 2017 after two years at TD Direct Investing. Previously, he worked at Bank Leumi and spent four years as a portfolio analyst at Standard Life. A graduate in Financial Economics from the University of Liverpool, Dzmitry has more than ten years’ investment experience, is a Member of the Chartered Institute for Securities and Investment and holds the Investment Management Certificate.
Dzmitry is available to comment on funds, ETFs and investment trusts.
Keith Bowman – Equity Analyst
Beginning his career in the City more than 30 years ago, Keith joined ii in 2019 and works with the equities team, analysing companies for our client base. He worked at Kleinwort Grieveson Securities, Barclays and NatWest Stockbrokers before going on to join Hargreaves Lansdown in 2005.
A member of the Chartered Institute for Securities & Investment (MCSI), Keith is available to comment on equities.
Myron Jobson – Personal Finance Campaigner
Myron joined ii in August 2019 and leads campaigns to champion investors and help their understanding of key financial issues. Previously, he enjoyed an award-winning career as a financial journalist, specialising in investments and personal finance at FT Adviser and Mail Online’s This Is Money.
Myron is available to comment on personal finance-related topics.