Peter Kellner is a journalist, political commentator and President of the YouGov opinion polling organisation in the United Kingdom. He is known for his appearances on TV, especially at election times. Over the last 30 or so years he has been a journalist with The Sunday Times, The Independent, New Statesman and Evening Standard newspapers. Formerly the political analyst of the BBC Newsnight current affairs programme; in 2011, he received a Special Recognition Award from the Political Studies Association in recognition of his achievements in “bringing polling and intelligent use of numbers and figures to election coverage”.


Graduate Destinations

  • Actuarial analyst
  • Chartered accountant
  • Chartered certified accountant
  • Chartered public finance accountant
  • Economist
  • Financial risk analyst
  • Forensic accountant
  • Investment analyst
  • Statistician
  • Stockbroker
  • Actuary
  • Civil Service fast streamer
  • Diplomatic Services operational officer
  • Local government officer
  • Management consultant
  • Quantity surveyor

Typical Employers:

Common employers of biomedical sciences graduates include the:

  • Civil service
  • Banks (high street and city);
  • Charitable and not-for-profit organisations;
  • Consultancies;
  • Insurance and accountancy firms;
  • Government departments and think tanks.

Employment Stats:

Destination Percentage
Employed 65.4
Further study 13.3
Working and studying 8
Unemployed 7.7
Other 5.6
Type of work Percentage
Business, HR and financial 54.2
Marketing, PR and sales 9.8
Secretarial and numerical clerks 8.4
Retail, catering and bar work 7.3
Other 20.3