EIC is delighted to share that Katie Prescott will be presenting this year’s Consultancy and Engineering Awards. The rescheduled awards now take place on Thursday 19 January 2023 at the London Marriott Hotel Grosvenor Square.
Katie Prescott is one of the UK’s best-known business journalists. A familiar voice to millions of listeners after a decade reporting for the BBC, Katie was the senior lead business presenter for Radio 4’s Today Programme and a business correspondent across BBC News on TV, radio and online.
She’s now the technology business editor for The Times and a weekly columnist for the newspaper’s award-winning business section. Across the fast-changing landscape of tech, media and telecoms, Katie brings all the key stories to readers, listeners and viewers across The Times’ platforms.
At the BBC, Katie worked across all the corporation’s major news outlets as the on-screen face and voice explaining and analysing the tumultuous changes wrought by COVID-19, the European debt crisis and new technology, in addition to the systemic challenges of sustainability and climate change.
She has travelled extensively for her work, from Tanzania and Rwanda to China and America, as well as working as a journalist in the BBC’s New York Bureau.
Katie has a degree in Modern Languages from Oxford and lives in London with her two children.
On presenting the awards, Katie Prescott said: “I’m delighted to be hosting the next Consultancy and Engineering Awards. The sector has a huge role to play in creating a more sustainable future for us all, which is why I can’t wait to join you to celebrate the inspirational people, innovative projects and brilliant companies which will deliver it.”