Liam Halligan Biography
A Kingsbury, London native, Liam Halligan (Liam James Halligan) is a British economist, journalist, author, and broadcaster. Currently, he is an Economics and Business Editor at GB News, where he co-presents a daily show on the channel.
Halligan has been writing a weekly piece for The Sunday Telegraph since 2003. He also hosts The Telegraph’s Planet Normal podcast on a weekly basis.
Liam Halligan Age
Halligan was born on April 29, 1969, in London, England. He is 52 years old as of 2021.
Liam Halligan Height
Halligan likes to live a private life. His body measurements are still under review. We will update this information when it is available to the public.
Liam Halligan Family
Halligan was born and grew up in Kingsbury, London. However, he likes to keep his personal life private hence has not yet disclosed the identity of his parents or his siblings. We will update this information as soon as it has been made available.
Liam Halligan Dating
Halligan is married to his wife Lucy Ward, a journalist and author. They have two daughters and one son together.
Liam Halligan Education
Halligan was a scholarship student at the John Lyon School, where he rose to the position of head boy. He was the first member of his family to attend university, earning a first-class degree in economics from the University of Warwick and an MPhil in economics from St Antony’s College, Oxford.
Liam Halligan Career
In 1992, Halligan joined The Social Market Foundation, a Westminster-based think tank founded by his former university lecturer Robert Skidelsky. He then worked as a research economist at the International Food Policy Research Institute and the International Monetary Fund’s Fiscal Affairs Department in Washington, DC.
Halligan went to Moscow in 1994 to join the Centre for Economic Performance at the London School of Economics. He co-founded Russian Economic Trends, an academic publication that published macroeconomic statistics, analysis, and opinion on Russia, with economists from the LSE, Oxford, and Harvard. Also, he contributed to the formation of the Russian-European Centre for Economic Policy, an intergovernmental policy advising organization.
Since 1997, Halligan has served on The Social Market Foundation’s Policy Advisory Board. The Government has shortlisted him for the position of Downing Street TV Press Secretary in 2020. He wrote Home Truths in 2019, arguing that the UK’s housing scarcity denies disadvantaged families adequate homes.
Halligan has written for The Economist, The Sunday Telegraph, GQ, and The Spectator, among other publications. He was a regular panelist on This Week until the BBC canceled it in 2019. Halligan and former Labour Party MP Gloria De Piero co-host a weekday lunchtime program.
Liam Halligan Net Worth
Halligan likes to keep his personal life private. Information about his net worth and monthly earnings are still under review. We will update you as soon as the information is available.