Emily Maitlis is one of BBC News’ best known faces. She covered the US presidential election campaign in depth in 2016 on the ground and both the election and the inauguration of Donald Trump in New York and Washington.
She has covered the last four UK general elections and the EU referendum – presenting alongside David Dimbleby – and interviewed the last five UK prime ministers.
She has made documentaries about Donald Trump, Mark Zuckerberg, Nicholas Sarkozy and Barbie and earlier this year was named 2016 Broadcast Journalist of the Year at the London Press Awards.
She will be joined on the Park Stage by esteemed BBC comedy producer and creator of QI, John Lloyd, to discuss her experiences of witnessing the ways of Trump at close range and we wouldn’t be at all surprised if they get on to our own recent election too.