Gavin Drake

Gavin Drake is a writer and broadcaster with almost 30 years experience. He has also worked extensively in PR and media relations and is currently employed as Director of Communications for the Anglican Communion.

He has extensive experience of reporting from a wide variety of contexts, from international political summits to commemorations of significant military anniversaries; and from church Synods to royal engagements.

Until her untimely and unexpected death in January 2017, Gavin was married to Jill Saward, the campaigner and advocate for victims of sexual and domestic violence. He has vowed to continue her work in speaking out to support victims and survivors, which he does through the Jill Saward Organisation.

Gavin is now married to Cate. He has three adult sons (aged 23 to 27)  from his marriage to Jill; and has acquired two stepsons and two stepdaughters (aged nine to 15) through his marriage to Cate.

He is the pitch-side announcer at Walsall Football Club and has acted as host and compère at conferences, dinners and comedy nights.