Kamal Ahmed joined the BBC in April 2014 as Business Editor from the Telegraph Media Group where he was Executive Business Editor. Between 2007 and 2009 he was Group Director, Communications, at the Equality and Human Rights Commission. Prior to this Mr. Ahmed was Executive Editor, News, at The Observer. Between 2000 and 2004 he was Political Editor of The Observer, and before this, was the Royal Correspondent, Media Correspondent and then Media Editor at The Guardian. Mr Ahmed started his career in Scotland where he worked for Scotland on Sunday.