Presenter and Reporter
Award-winning British journalist, 10 years at BBC News and programmes. Presented on the London Olympics opening ceremony watched by a record 27 million TV viewers.
Freelance since moving to the United Arab Emirates and working internationally, previously for Al Jazeera English programmes and BBC World TV, in over 30 countries.
Now as a MC and Moderator trusted for exclusive events with senior government ministers and officials, VIPs, heads of industry, global icons and thought leaders.
High profile UAE clients for events: EXPO 2020, Dubai Airshow, GITEX UAE Vision, Global Aerospace Summit - Mubadala, Department of Culture and Tourism, Masdar Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week, GISEC Cybersecurity, Emirates Airline Festival of Literature, Abu Dhabi International Book Fair – and for public speaking and media training.
And building on a broad international career, one of only two reporters in the UAE recently selected for a fellowship in mental health journalism by The Carter Center in the United States, founded by President Jimmy Carter and First Lady Rosalynn Carter.
Born in London, a global citizen with intercultural empathy, from a humble - but proud -start in life as a daughter of Punjabi, Indian immigrants. Graduated with Bachelor of Arts and Masters in English Literature from the University of Cambridge.