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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
Email: Jemma.Jackson@ii.co.uk
Phone: +44 (0)20 7680 3672

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. 

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.

Gary McFarlane – Cryptocurrency Analyst 

Gary has been a cryptocurrency commentator for several years, having been an early adopter of bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies. An analyst at ii for five years, his commentary on bitcoin and cryptocurrency regularly appears in the national media. 

Gary is available to comment on cryptocurrencies and related topics.

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.

Teodor Dilov – Fund Analyst

Having joined ii in 2019, Teodor is responsible for our investment oversight activities and fund selection for the Super 60 and ACE 30. Previously he spent three-and-a-half years at The Share Centre, where he co-managed the company’s active funds rated list and worked closely with the portfolio managers.

He has an MSc in Finance from Oxford Brookes University as well as a Finance and Accounting degree, and is a member of the Chartered Institute for Securities and Investment.

Teodor is available to comment on collective investment schemes, the broader markets and economy.