Nik Gowing

Nik Gowing
  • International Broadcaster, United Kingdom

Formerly with ITN and Channel Four News. 1996-2014, News Presenter, BBC World News; presented The Hub with Nik Gowing, BBC World Debates, Dateline London. Currently, Visiting Professor, School of Social Science and Public Policy, Kings College. Former Council Member: Chatham House; Overseas Dev. Institute. Former Member: Board, Westminster Foundation for Democracy, incl. as Vice-Chair; Advisory Council, Wilton Park. Former Fellow, Joan Shorenstein Barone Center, JFK School of Gov't, Harvard Univ. Council Member, Royal United Svcs Inst. Author, peer-reviewed study, Skyful of Lies and Black Swans, Oxford Univ., which predicts and identifies the new vulnerability, fragility and brittleness of institutional power in the public info. space. Recipient: Honorary Doctorate, Exeter Univ. (2012).