Ian Leslie is a London-based journalist and author of critically acclaimed books about human behaviour. He is currently writing a new book on the psychology of conflict and communication, to be published by Faber & Faber (UK) and HarperCollins (US) in 2020. Ian also created, wrote and performed in the BBC radio comedy Before They Were Famous. Ian appears as a commentator on current affairs and culture for the BBC, Sky, and NPR. Along with Matthew Taylor, CEO of the RSA, Ian presents a regular podcast called Polarised, about the way we do politics today.

His agent is Toby Mundy, at TMA.

Ian combines his writing career with one in advertising. He consults on communication and marketing strategy for a range of UK and global clients

Ian can be contacted via email or on Twitter at @mrianleslie.