ABOUT NADINE DEREZA
Nadine Dereza is an award-winning journalist and presents business, news and entertainment programmes on TV, radio and online. She currently presents CNBC’s Internet of Things: Powering the Digital Economy – a technology programme investigating how digital innovation is reshaping industries. Nadine also chairs, hosts and facilitates conferences, panel discussions and live events for a diverse range of clients in the UK and internationally.
Nadine has presented for Associated Press, BBC, CNBC, CNN, SABC, Simply Money, Sky TV, Summit TV and Talk Radio. With an in-depth knowledge of business and finance, Nadine was awarded ‘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 management teams…to CEOs of the FTSE 100 / Fortune 500. She has also interviewed key policy decision makers, as well as countless global politicians including the late Kofi Annan, Condoleezza Rice, Gerhard Schröder, Anders Fogh Rasmussen and Ban Ki-moon to name but a few.
Nadine is knowledgeable on many topics, industries and sectors including: Automotive; Aviation; Banking & Capital Markets; Capital Projects & Infrastructure; Chemicals; Consumer Markets; Education; Energy, Utilities & Resources; Environmental; Financial Services; Healthcare; Hospitality & Leisure; Media; Pharmaceuticals; Sustainability; Technology; Textiles & Clothing; and Transportation & Logistics.
Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy appointed Nadine as a 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 Founder and Media Director of Babaco Media delivering high end communication skills coaching, media training and crisis planning, reputation strategy and leadership programmes, to some of the best-known brands, organisations and businesses.
She is a Fellow of the Chartered Management Institute, Ambassador for Workers’ Educational Association (WEA) and Non-Executive Director for Reconnect Studio. Nadine is a Judge for ‘Young Enterprise’ and ‘The Business Books Awards’. She is co-author of the 5-star rated best seller Insider Secrets of Public Speaking.
Nadine read Business Studies at Birmingham Polytechnic. During her time there, she was appointed as Governor and held the post of Academic & Welfare Officer. Nadine is Mum to two children, who are currently 20 and 15. She loves cinema, music, theatre, cricket and still attends many gigs and festivals. She started her career as a football presenter and commentator, and is an avid QPR football fan, a season ticket holder for her sins!
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