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Bobby Seagull

Author, FT Columnist, Podcaster, TV Broadcaster and Schools Maths Teacher

Bobby Seagull is a school maths teacher, author and broadcaster. Before moving into education, he was an investment banking trader at Lehman Brothers & Nomura, and is a qualified Chartered Accountant from PwC. He is an ambassador for the charity National Numeracy, a presenter for an Open University course on personal finance for young adults, a regular contributor to Radio Four’s Puzzle For Today and a columnist for the Financial Times. Bobby’s ongoing Doctoral research on Cambridge is on maths anxiety. He is the author of The Life-Changing Magic of Numbers and co-presenter of the podcast Maths Appeal. With his University Challenge friend, he co-written The Monkman & Seagull Quiz and co-presents BBC TV series Monkman & Seagull’s Genius Guides. He was also resident expert on Channnel 4 quiz show The Answer Trap. He can be seen regularly on BBC Breakfast, ITV’s GMB and Channel 5 as an education commentator. Outside of maths, he is a long-suffering West ham fan!