Martin Lewis OBE, Money Saving Expert, is an award-winning campaigning TV and radio presenter, newspaper columnist, author and, according to Google, the most searched-for British man.
An ultra-specialised journalist who focuses on cutting bills without cutting back, he founded MoneySavingExpert.com in 2003 for £100 and remains its full-time Editor-in-Chief. It's now the UK's biggest money site, with more than 15 million monthly users and 11 million signed up to receive the Martin's Money Tips email.
He has his own prime-time ITV programme – The Martin Lewis Money Show – and is resident expert on This Morning, Good Morning Britain and BBC Radio 5 Live's Consumer Panel, among others. He is also a columnist for national newspapers, with regular slots in The Daily Telegraph and The Daily Mirror.
Martin is often credited as the "big gob in chief" behind campaigns to reclaim Bank Charges, PPI and Council Tax, with more than 10 million template letters downloaded and many billions of pounds repaid. He was also at the forefront of the successful campaign to get financial education into schools. According to Google, he was yet again the UK's most searched British man in 2013.
Martin was appointed OBE in the Queen's Birthday Honours list in June 2014. Other awards he's received include Consumer Journalist of the Year and Citizens Advice Consumer Champion.