Nadine Dereza is an award-winning journalist and experienced conference chair. She currently hosts a technology program on CNBC and has presented for various other networks such as BBC and CNN. Nadine has knowledge in business and finance and was named "Financial Journalist of the Year." She is also a Non-Executive Director of the WorldSkills London Board and founder of Babaco Media, a communication skills specialist firm. Nadine is also the co-author of the best-selling book "Insider Secrets of Public Speaking."
Why you should book Nadine Dereza for your next event
- Nadine is a highly experienced and versatile conference host, having facilitated over 700 events for a diverse range of clients across many sectors in the UK and internationally.
- Nadine is a well-known journalist, with an in-depth knowledge of business, finance, and technology, and can explain complex concepts in a simple and understandable way.
- Nadine is a skilled communicator and can help your business or organization prepare for media interviews, presentations, parliamentary committee hearings and crisis planning.
Speaker Nadine Dereza is an award-winning journalist and presents business, news and entertainment programmes on TV and radio. Nadine is highly experienced and versatile conference chair, and has hosted and facilitated over 700 conferences, panel discussions and live events for a diverse range of clients across many sectors in the UK and internationally.
She currently presents for the world’s number one business and financial news network CNBC, hosting their technology programme, IoT: Powering the Digital Economy, investigating how digital innovation is reshaping industries. Nadine has also presented for Associated Press, BBC, CNN, SABC, Simply Money, Sky TV, Summit TV and Talk Radio. With an in-depth knowledge of business and finance, Nadine was named as ‘Financial Journalist of the Year’ during her time at the Financial Times and Summit TV. Over the years, she has worked with the full business spectrum – from entrepreneurs to senior leadership teams in FTSE 100 and Fortune 500. She has also interviewed business leaders, key policy and decision makers, as well as countless global politicians, including Kofi Annan, Condoleezza Rice, Ban Ki-moon, Anders Fogh Rasmussen and Gerhard Schröder, to name but a few.
After 25 years in journalism across many platforms, Nadine is a popular speaker because of her practical experience and lessons learnt from working with many of the world’s best-known companies, organisations and governments. Nadine is often asked to talk about the latest business developments and trends. She can also speak about the state of the economy from both a domestic and global viewpoint and relate this knowledge to key sectors. She can explain complex business and technology concepts in simple and understandable ways.
Nadine was appointed Non-Executive Director of the WorldSkills London Board. This was for the duration of the ‘Skills Olympics’ 4-year project to promote best practice apprenticeships and vocational training. She played an integral role in changing the way apprenticeships were perceived by pupils, parents, teachers, employers, and policy makers. In doing so, she helped to lay the foundations for ‘WorldSkills UK Live’ – the largest experiential skills, apprenticeships and careers event in the UK.
Nadine is also founder and Media Director of Babaco Media, communication skills specialists in preparing clients for media interviews, presentations, parliamentary committee hearings, and crisis planning to some of the best-known brands, organisations, and businesses.
She is co-author of the 5-star rated best-selling book Insider Secrets of the Public Speaking, the essential reference for anyone who needs to stand in front of an audience to speak – and how to express yourself with confidence and authenticity, without sacrificing your individuality, whatever the occasion and whoever you are.
Nadine is in demand to produce, direct and host podcasts for clients, which have grown in popularity over the last few years.
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