Sir Robbie Paul Gibb was born on September 1964 and is a British public relations professional and former political advisor and broadcast journalist.
22 Facts About Robbie Gibb
Robbie Gibb is the brother of Conservative MP Nick Gibb.
Robbie Gibb then became chief of staff for Conservative MP Francis Maude in the late 1990s.
Robbie Gibb was Prime Minister Theresa May's Downing Street Director of Communications between 2017 and 2019.
Robbie Gibb then became a senior advisor for the public relations consultancy Kekst CNC.
Robbie Gibb joined the BBC Board as a non-executive director in 2021.
Robbie Gibb was raised in the West Yorkshire cities of Leeds and Wakefield.
Robbie Gibb studied Economics and Public Administration at Royal Holloway, University of London.
Robbie Gibb left this role, soon after his brother Nick had been elected as Conservative MP for Bognor Regis and Littlehampton, to become Conservative MP and shadow chancellor Francis Maude's chief of staff.
Robbie Gibb then joined Maude in supporting Michael Portillo's unsuccessful campaign to become leader in the 2001 Conservative Party leadership election.
Robbie Gibb returned to the BBC in 2002 as deputy editor of the news and current affairs television programme Newsnight.
Robbie Gibb left this role to become the organisation's political editor for various programmes including Daily Politics, The Andrew Marr Show, and This Week as well coverage of the Budget.
Robbie Gibb was editor of live political events including The Great Debate during the 2016 EU referendum campaign.
In 2017, Robbie Gibb returned to politics by becoming Conservative Prime Minister Theresa May's Downing Street Director of Communications.
Robbie Gibb was succeeded by Lee Cain after Boris Johnson became prime minister in 2019.
Robbie Gibb was appointed a Knight Bachelor in May's resignation honours on 10 September 2019 for political and public service.
Robbie Gibb then became a senior advisor for global strategic communications consultancy Kekst CNC which is part of the French public relations firm Publicis Groupe.
Robbie Gibb was an editorial advisor for GB News prior to its launch in 2021.
Robbie Gibb advised the government in 2021 on the publication of the Commission on Race and Ethnic Disparities report.
Robbie Gibb joined the BBC Board in May 2021 as the Member for England for a three-year term.
Robbie Gibb is known as a "right-of-centre voice" on the board.
Robbie Gibb is married to Liz and they have two daughters.