Nadine Dereza Keynote Speaker
- Award-winning finance & business journalist and presenter
- Business Presenter for CNBC
- Former London Markets Correspondent for the Financial Times
Nadine Dereza's Biography
Nadine Dereza is an award-winning international journalist and presents business, news and entertainment programmes on TV, radio and online. Nadine currently presents the technology show IoT: Powering the Digital Economy for CNBC, the world’s number one business and financial news network. Nadine facilitates and hosts conferences, panel discussions and live events for a diverse range of clients across many sectors.
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 named as ‘Financial Journalist of the Year’ during her time at the Financial Times and Summit TV. She interviews CEOs, senior leadership teams, entrepreneurs and has also interviewed many key policy decision-makers, as well as countless global politicians.
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; Telecommunications; Textiles & Clothing; and Transportation & Logistics.
The Department for Business, Innovation and Skills 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, and she served on their Audit Committee too. She helped lay the foundations for ‘WorldSkills UK Live’ – the largest experiential skills, apprenticeships and careers event in the UK.
Nadine is also Media Director and founder of Babaco Media, the communication experts in the world of media interviews, public appearances, parliamentary committees and presentations, working with some of the best-known brands. She is a Fellow of the Chartered Management Institute and an Ambassador for Workers’ Educational Association (WEA).
Nadine is a Judge for ‘Young Enterprise’ and ‘The Business Books Awards’ and co-author of the 5-star rated best seller Insider Secrets of Public Speaking.