After completing a Law degree from the Inns of Court School of Law before joining the BBC in 1988 as a trainee report, where he has worked ever since. For twenty years Sean has worked at Westminster reporting on politics and parliament. He is a regular presenter of Today in Parliament and Yesterday in Parliament on BBC Radio 4.
Sean is the presenter of Conversations for BBC Parliament and the Deputy Editor of parliamentary programmes for BBC Radio 4. He has been a long term collaborator with the IAI, regularly hosting debates on wealth, desire, illness and the morality of war.