Finance commentator Robert Gottliebsen has spent more than 30 years writing and commentating about business and investment in Australia. He has won the Walkley award and Australian Journalist of the Year Award, two of journalism's highest honours. He is called on as a regular conference speaker for his view on the state of the economy.
He started the Chanticleer column in the Australian Financial Review which is still running more than a quarter of a century later. In 1981 he founded BRW magasine and helped build the weekly business magasine readership to the highest in the world on a per capita basis.
In 1983 Robert started the top selling Personal Investor Magasine and in 1998, Shares Magasine. In 1999 he became host of the Business Daily TV show on Sky News. In 2000 he moved his Business Daily TV studio to The Australian Newspaper where he was appointed National Business Commentator.
Robert now has a unique role in Australian journalism, communicating business ideas and comments through The Australian, a nightly TV show, the Internet and regular radio broadcasts.
In 2023, Robert writes at least four 800 word daily columns in The Australian each week - in both online and print covering business and markets.
Robert is the Treasurer of the Essendon Presbyterian Church and has played an active role in their new sms/website development.