Jake took part in Debating Matters in 2009, competing as part of the Guiseley School team, and was awarded the highly commended prize at the National Finals. After studying history at Newcastle University, Jake first worked as an analyst for Santander UK and is now training to be a solicitor with Bond Dickinson. He has spoken at the Battle of Ideas Festival on a number of occasions covering range of topics including free speech, the Church of England and most recently on identity politics.
DEBATING MATTERS HISTORY
Thursday 6 December:
Leeds NHS Digital Debating Competition at Thackray Medical Museum
Thursday 17 January:
Southampton Championship at Solent University in partnership with NATS
Wednesday 13 February:
Kent Championship at Mid-Kent College
Find a list of all our previous championship events here.