Masterclass: 17 March 2015 12.00pm - 2.00pm

March Lunchtime Masterclass

The Coming General Election

Peter Kellner, President, YouGov

Venue: Deutsche Bank, 23 Great Winchester Street, London, EC2N 2DB

Peter Kellner will lead this masterclass with an insightful presentation on the general election and opinion polls.

Peter is President of YouGov. He was previously a journalist and political commentator for the Sunday Times, Independent, New Statesman, Evening Standard, BBC Newsnight, BBC election programmes and Channel 4 News.

He wrote the “Journalists’ Guide to Opinion Polls” for the European Society for Opinion and Marketing Research and is a regular speaker at industry conferences and seminars. In 2011 he was given a Special Recognition award by the Political Studies Association for his work over four decades on opinion polls, elections and political analysis. As well as being a member of the British Polling Council’s committee on disclosure, Peter has been an adviser on polls and public opinion to the Bank of England, Foreign Office, Corporation of London, National Westminster Bank plc and Trades Union Congress. Peter is also a member of the Council, National Institute of Economics and Social Research and a Trustee at the Action on Smoking and Health, the Hansard Society and Upring. He has an MA in Economics and Statistics from Cambridge University.

Registration and light refreshments will be served from 12pm onwards. The presentation will commence at 12.30pm.