Ben Kentish

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Ben is the Westminster Editor and presenter at LBC. Previously, he worked as a Political Correspondent at The Independent, and has appeared as a political commentator on BBC News, Sky News, Al Jazeera, and CNN.


Ben Kentish is a presenter and Westminster Editor at LBC. He spends the week in Parliament, talking to government ministers, MPs and civil servants and reporting on the inner workings of Westminster and all the major political stories of the day. Ben presents a Sunday afternoon show, and frequent other shows across the LBC schedule, including regularly covering prime-time weekday shows.

Ben frequently interviews Cabinet ministers and other leading political figures, quizzes leaders at press conferences and takes part in behind-the-scenes government briefings.

He has also been sent to cover major international events such as the US presidential election and various global summits. Before joining LBC, he worked in the parliamentary press gallery for The Independent, and previously worked in various communications and speechwriting roles in Parliament.


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Event - 30/04/2024 - 9:00 am

Speakers Breakfast

Understanding AI Now

Priya Lakhani and Anne-Marie Imafidon

We were joined at 87 Barts Close by three brilliant speakers on a panel that delved into the complex world of Artificial Intelligence. Over the hour our panellists de-mystified AI, speaking about AI’s immense promise for enhancing our lives, alongside the apprehension it has generated regarding job security, privacy infringement, and ethical considerations.


87 Barts Close, 87 Bartholomew Close, London, EC1A 7EB


Event - 06/02/2024 - 9:00 am

Speakers Breakfast

Looking Ahead to International Women’s Day

Samira Ahmed, Eniola Aluko, Julia Gillard, and Alex Mahon

We were joined by four fantastic speakers to look ahead at International Women’s Day. With the theme of this year’s event being #InspireInclusion, we were lucky enough to hear from four women who have each blazed a trail in their respective fields: CEO of Channel 4, Alex Mahon; the former Australian Prime Minister and Chair of Kings’ Global Institute of Women’s Leadership, Julia Gillard; one of the leading voices in football, Eniola Aluko MBE; and broadcaster and journalist, Samira Ahmed.


Bishopsgate Institute, London