Jimmy McLoughlin

Former Special Advisor to the PM on Technology & Business & Host of the Jimmy's Jobs for the Future Podcas

  • One of the top 0.5% of podcasters globally
  • Head of External Affairs at the Institute of Directors
  • Recipient of an OBE
  • Part of the King’s Awards for Enterprise Advisory Panel

When Jimmy McLoughlin is booked for events, they are known to discuss the following speaking topics:


Jimmy McLoughlin, a luminary in the realms of work, business, technology, and AI, boasts an enviable position among the top 0.5% of podcasters globally. His early involvement in Boris Johnson’s Mayoral Campaign set the stage for a series of influential roles, including positions at Fleishman-Hillard, Bell Pottinger, and as the Head of External Affairs at the Institute of Directors. His trajectory is marked by a profound engagement with the intersections of business, communication, and governance.

With an academic foundation in Political Science from the University of Birmingham, Jimmy embarked on a distinguished career journey. His acclaimed podcast, Jimmy’s Jobs of the Future, delves into the evolving job market and economy through the lens of Britain’s leading entrepreneurs. Jimmy’s insightful interviews unveil the employment landscapes being sculpted for future generations and the entrepreneurial strategies poised to redefine the economy.

Ascending to the role of Business Director & Special Advisor to the Prime Minister in 2016, Jimmy’s impact on the UK’s business, technology, and entrepreneurship policies was significant. His firsthand observations of interactions between industry leaders, entrepreneurs, and policymakers have endowed him with unparalleled insights. This period solidified his expertise, making him an authoritative voice on the dynamics shaping the modern business and technological landscapes.

Jimmy McLoughlin’s reputation as an accomplished speaker is bolstered by interviews with figures such as Rishi Sunak, alongside significant recognitions like his appointment to The King’s Awards for Enterprise Advisory panel and an OBE. His speaking engagements, rich with discussions on politics, the future of work, entrepreneurship, and AI, position him as a pivotal figure for any forward-thinking event. Jimmy’s blend of experience, insight, and articulate delivery makes him an invaluable asset for audiences looking to navigate the complexities of today’s and tomorrow’s business and technological frontiers.

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