Presenter, Business Breakfast, Dubai Eye
Richard is a household name in the UAE as host of The Business Breakfast, the UAE’s top news radio show. He brings all his on-air energy and insight to his public speaking.
As host of your business event, Richard will add two priceless qualities. First, insight. He’s spent 20 years as a reporter and editor for Reuters, The Economist, The Financial Times and Bloomberg, giving him a unique take on global business. Second, personality. Richard injects life, energy and humour into every interaction, whether as and MC, moderator, interviewer or awards host.
Richard’s a sought-after keynote speaker. One Bold Vision and Five Brave Decisions is a brief history (and future) of the UAE economy; a must for executives visiting the region. It draws on two decades of journalistic experience, as well as his book Sink or Swim, which analyses Dubai’s boom-to-bust-to-boom economy of the late 2000sRichard’s latest keynote - Crowdpleaser: 100 Lessons from Great Public Speakers – draws on his forthcoming book of the same name. It’s a high octane, multi-media powerhouse that captures the greatest advice ever given on public speaking. From Aristotle to Elon Musk, as well as Arab speakers such as Queen Rania of Jordan and billionaire businessman Mohammed Alabbar, it’s inspirational and educational in equal measure.