Full Name
Bobby Seagull
Job Title
Maths teacher, TV broadcaster, author & podcaster
Bobby Seagull is a maths teacher, TV broadcaster, writer and podcaster. After a career as an investment banker at Lehman Brothers & Nomura and qualifying as a PwC Chartered Accountant, Bobby switched trajectories and became a teacher, a passion that started with a Sixth Form scholarship to Eton College. He writes for the Financial Times and Independent and has published two books: Monkman and Seagull Quiz Book and The Life-Changing Magic of Numbers. In 2017, Bobby captained the Emmanuel College Cambridge team on University Challenge. Bobby went onto co-host two series of Monkman and Seagull’s Genius Guides for BBC Two and co-host Channel 4’s quiz The Answer Trap.

Bobby regularly appears on BBC Breakfast, Good Morning Britain, Channel 5 and Sky News. He has also featured on E4’s The Real Dirty Dancing, before participating in popular gameshows like Richard Osman’s House of Games, Pointless Celebrities and Countdown’s Dictionary Corner. Bobby is an accomplished keynote speaker, and has hosted events for Pearson Education, Manchester City Football Academy and The British Library.

Most recently, Bobby came first on the latest series of Channel 4’s Celebrity Hunted, took part in Pilgrimage for BBC Two and was on Netflix reality dating show Indian Matchmaking.
Bobby Seagull