Robbie Gibb is a seasoned political adviser, broadcast journalist and communications professional with an insider’s knowledge of the British political landscape. For two years he was Downing Street’s director of communications and one of Prime Minister Theresa May’s closest political advisers. He joined from the BBC in the aftermath of the 2017 General Election and was intimately involved in the development and selling of Britain’s policy to leave the EU. At Number 10 Gibb worked across every area of policy including preparations for the annual budget, drawing up the long-term plan for the NHS and new measures to combat plastic waste. In the years leading up to his move into politics, Gibb had an illustrious career editing many of the BBC’s flagship programmes and as head of BBC Westminster he had overall responsibility for the BBC’s political output.