David Eades Keynote Speaker
- Journalist and broadcaster
- Former BBC Chief Presenter, Europe Correspondent, Ireland Correspondent and Senior Sports News Correspondent
- Founder of ‘Climate Critical’ – BBC World’s only show dedicated to climate issues
David Eades's Biography
David Eades has been described as ‘one of the most familiar faces in global tv news’. Over three decades he has served as the BBC’s Europe Correspondent, Ireland Correspondent and Senior Sports News Correspondent, covering stories as wide-ranging as the death of Princess Diana, to the Peace Process in Northern Ireland, the launch of the Euro, Brexit, plus major sporting scandals, FIFA World Cups and Olympic Games.
As a mainstream anchor, he has fronted election coverage across Europe, news and business shows, interviewing heads of government, leaders of industry, and celebrities in many fields. He also created ‘Climate Critical’ – BBC World’s only show dedicated to climate issues.
David is also a highly skilled MC and moderator, and speaker, which has taken him around the world to cover issues within Industry, Sport, Environment & Climate, and Sustainability.
A fluent French and German speaker, as well as a keen golfer and cyclist, David also chairs the charity, Sport at the Service of Humanity, is a Board Member of the International Masters Games Association and serves on advisory boards for a number of other organisations, including Crown Agents.
David Eades's Speaking Topics
• European Politics
• Sport and Sport Politics
• Sustainability and Climate in particular the Ocean
• Stories from a global broadcast journalist