Joe B. Lynam - BBC Presenter

Judge for The Lloyds Bank Exporter of the Year Award

Joe is an award winning broadcaster and communicator - having presented and reported for the top programmes on British television and radio for almost 20 years. As a business correspondent, he unearthed abuse by banks, waste by government contractors and how millions of people were being misled by their elected representatives. He won the Headline Money award for Story of the Year for his original journalism in 2018 and the prestigious Wincott prize in 2016. He was ranked in the Top 50 most influential journalists in the world and top 5 most successful Irish journalists.Before he became a broadcaster, he ran his own business in Germany between 1994-98: a chain of pubs and restaurants in Germany.Joe has lived in Germany, UK, Netherlands, Australia, Belgium and Ireland and speaks five languages.