Nadine Dereza is an award-winning journalist and presents business, news and entertainment programmes on TV and radio. Nadine facilitates and hosts conferences, panel discussions and live events for a diverse range of clients across many sectors in the UK and abroad. Nadine 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 Summit TV. 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 many global politicians.
Nadine is knowledgeable on many topics, industries and sectors including: Automotive; Banking & Capital Markets; Capital Projects & Infrastructure; Consumer Markets; Education; Energy, Utilities & Resources; Financial Services; Healthcare; Hospitality & Leisure; Media; Pharmaceuticals; Technology; Telecommunications; Transportation & Logistics.
Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy 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 WorldSkills UK’s ‘The Skills Show’ – the largest experiential skills, apprenticeships and careers event in the UK.
Nadine is also founder and Media Director of PS Programmes, delivering communications coaching, media training and crisis media programmes to some of the best-known brands, organisations and businesses. She is a Fellow of the Chartered Management Institute (CMI), an Ambassador for Workers’ Educational Association (WEA) and Non-Executive Director of Reconnect Studio. Nadine is a Judge for the Business Books Awards and Young Enterprise. She is co-author of the 5-star rated best seller Insider Secrets of Public Speaking.