With an in-depth knowledge of business and finance, Nadine Dereza presents CNBC’s Internet of Things: Powering the Digital Economy, investigating how digital innovation is reshaping industries. As an experienced host and conference facilitator, Nadine provides warmth, impartiality and direction to all her live events projects. Awarded ‘Financial Journalist of the Year’ during her time at the Financial Times and Summit TV, Nadine has interviewed and worked with the full business spectrum – from entrepreneurs to FTSE 100 CEOs.
An excellent conference facilitator with expertise in finance and business, Nadine’s professionalism and effervescent personality ensures that all eyes and ears are firmly fixed on the podium.
Having chaired, hosted, and facilitated numerous programmes, conferences and live events, Nadine has worked with diverse businesses and organisations around the world— ABB, The British Library, Hupac and SWIFT to name but a few.
Indeed, Nadine possesses a comprehensive understanding of the whole business spectrum. As well as interviewing CEOs and senior management members from the FTSE 100 on their company’s financial performance and results, she has worked with many SMEs and presented reports on all the major business and financial stories.
She is a member of the Federation of Small Businesses and the Institute of Directors, a Fellow of the Chartered Management Institute, and an Ambassador for Workers’ Educational Association (WEA).
During her stint reporting for Summit TV (owned by the Financial Times and Times Media) as the London Markets Correspondent, Nadine was awarded ‘Financial Journalist of the Year’.
Serving as its Non-Executive Director, Nadine was appointed for a 3-year term to develop WorldSkills London, the major international skills competition. By providing strategic leadership and direction to the executive team, Nadine maximised the impact of the project for apprenticeships and vocational education across the UK and around the world. She also sat on their Audit Committee.
In the best-selling ‘Insider Secrets of Public Speaking’, Nadine co-authored invaluable advice to those who get butterflies at the thought of standing on a stage. She is well-qualified to do so: her input at events contributes enormous value to content, as she skillfully directs the flow while extracting the best from her interviewees. Nadine is also founder and Media Director of PS Programmes, delivering, media coaching and crisis media skills programmes to some of the best-known brands in the UK and beyond.