Highly experienced conference moderator
Presenter, moderator & host
Business & finance
Nadine Dereza is an award-winning journalist who presents business, news and entertainment programmes on TV and radio.
She is a highly experienced facilitator and conference host, chairing panel discussions and live events for a diverse range of clients across many sectors in the UK and abroad.
She currently presents CNBC’s Internet of Things: Powering the Digital Economy - a technology programme investigating how digital innovation is reshaping industries.
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
Over the years, she has worked with the full business spectrum – from entrepreneurs to CEOs and management teams of the FTSE 100/Fortune 500, and has also interviewed key global personalities including Kofi Annan, Condoleezza Rice, Gerhard Schröder,
Anders Fogh Rasmussen and Ban Ki-moon.
Nadine is knowledgeable on many topics including apprenticeships, the automotive industry, banking & capital markets, chemicals, communications, construction, creative, eCommerce, education, energy, environment, financial services, food & drink, IT, logistics, media, pharmaceuticals, sustainability, technology, textiles and transport.
The UK 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. Nadine played an integral role in changing the way apprenticeships were perceived by pupils, parents, teachers, employers and policy makers in the UK, and she helped lay the foundations for ‘The Skills Show’.
Nadine is also founder and Media Director of PS Programmes, delivering presentations skills coaching, media training and crisis media management programmes to some of the UK’s 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 the Business Books Awards and co-author of Insider Secrets of Public Speaking.