Matt Frei is Europe Editor and Presenter at Channel 4 News.
This year he has led the Channel 4 News coverage of events in Ukraine from the crash site of Malaysia flight MH17, to the tensions in Crimea and reported live from Independence Square on Kiev’s bloodiest day. He has also secured major interviews with Bill Clinton, George W Bush and Aung San Suu Kyi.
Prior to his appointment as Europe Editor for Channel 4 News, Frei was the Washington Correspondent for two years and has reported on the Americas on everything from business and culture to US foreign policy and its view of the world.
He is also part of the presenting team across Channel 4's news and current affairs portfolio, including the award-winning Dispatches programme.
Matt previously anchored the BBC World News America bulletin and was also Washington Correspondent. He presented a weekly radio show called Americana, and in two decades at the corporation reported from Bonn, Rome, Bosnia, Kosovo, North Africa, Hong Kong and Singapore.
He is the author of two books: Italy: The Unfinished Revolution published in 1996 by Random House and Mandarin books and Only In America published in 2008 by 4th Estate.
Jessica Ashooh, from the think tank, the Atlantic Council, and Suzan Johnson Cook, a former adviser to Barack Obama.
He’s still the President, just. Last night Barack Obama went back to his political roots in Chicago and bid his farewell.
Conservative MP and former health minister Dan Poulter, who still works as a doctor in the NHS.
Columnist and author, Bidisha, Juliet Samuel, from the Telegraph newspaper, and the London- based Dutch journalist Joris Luyendijk.
Harriet Walter is starring in a Shakespeare trilogy as Brutus, Henry IV, and Prospero. Matt Frei talks with her about the need for more female leads on stage.
Joining us from Munich in Germany is Peter Neumann, Professor of Security Studies at King’s College, London and joining us from New York is Rukmini Callimachi, Foreign Correspondent for The New York Times.
Interview with Sergey Lagodinsky, who’s a fellow of the Global Public Policy Institute, specialising in legal, political and security issues.
Interview with the lawyer and former army captain, Patrick Hennessey, who served in Afghanistan.
Journalist Dilly Hussain from Muslim news site 5 pillars and Phillip Blond from think-tank ResPublica debate Sajid Javid’s proposed ‘British values oath’.
Interview with Former International Development Secretary, Andrew Mitchell.
Matt Frei speaks to Pawel Krzysiek who is working with the International Committee of the Red Cross in Aleppo, helping to evacuate civilians.
Citizen journalist Zuhir Al Shamali was forced to return to Aleppo; he told us what happened when one of the convoys trying to leave was turned back.
Whilst the world has watched appalled as ceasefire and evacuation deals have been made and broken in Aleppo, it has been hard to imagine what it was really like to be trapped and injured in a tiny piece of a broken city, bombed from the air and surrounded by rebels and militias on the ground.
Labour MP Iain Wright, the chair the business select committee, and Conservative MP Chris Philp, who is a member of the Treasury select committee.
Shadow minister Dawn Butler and former Labour adviser Ayesha Hazarika.