Peter Kellner

President of YouGov

Peter Kellner 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 Kellner 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. He is also a member of the Council, National Institute of Economics and Social Research and a Trustee at Action on Smoking and Health, the Hansard Society and Upring.

Peter Kellner has an MA in Economics and Statistics from Cambridge University.