Victoria Scholar – CITY AM Analyst of the Year 2023, Telegraph Columnist, Business and Financial Presenter/Host/Commentator, Head of Investment at Interactive Investor, Moderator, Business Speaker
Winner of CITY AM’s Analyst of the Year 2023 Award, Victoria Scholar is one of UK TV’s foremost financial commentators, enjoying a rare combination of banking, television and journalistic experience. Known for her plain English approach to financial news, Victoria excels at translating complex City moves to a wider audience and has a regular opinion column in The Telegraph, sharing her advice with readers.
A hugely popular broadcaster and expert on business, finance and economics, Victoria is the Head of Investment at Interactive Investor – the UK’s second largest direct-to-consumer investment platform. She has a wide-ranging broadcast remit discussing the daily business news agenda, investment strategy and asset allocation, collective investments and direct shares, as well as macro-economics and markets.
Victoria is a popular event host and keynote speaker on business, economics and the markets. Victoria hosted the Euromoney Awards and is regular panellist at business and financial conferences and other events.
Previously Victoria was a financial journalist with IG Group and presented the business news at the IGTV broadcast channel. She has a background as a producer for Bloomberg and broadcast journalist for CNBC and BBC and is in demand as a financial and markets commentator for major TV networks in the UK and across the world.
Victoria started her career on the trading floor in the square mile at the investment bank Nomura. She holds a degree in Economics from University of Bristol and a broadcast journalism masters’ degree from City University, London. She is also an award-winning technical analyst, having received the Bronwen Wood prize in her Society of Technical Analysis Diploma.
"Victoria hosted our Euromoney Private Banking Awards. She was an able and engaging compere, linking personal tales with our high net worth audience of private bankers from some of the biggest banks. The event at The Savoy was a great success and due in no small part to Victoria's dynamism and humour on stage. I would highly recommend her skills as a presenter and speaker at your event."
– Chris Edwards - Product Director at Euromoney Institutional Investor
"Victoria was excellent - slick, professional and charming. The presentation was spot on!"
– Andrew Brown - Frank & Brown
"Victoria was a great MC at the Blockchain Economy Conference’s London Edition. We’re happy with her performance as a professional MC."
– Servijan Aman - Events Manager at Blockchain Economy Summit
"Victoria conducted interviews and hosted sessions for us throughout The Recovery Summit. She was very well-prepared and did an excellent job. When it was Victoria’s turn we knew it would go well. I would highly recommend her for moderating your event and conducting a fascinating interview."
– Esther Nelson - Speakers Associates