Ross Westgate is an accomplished broadcaster, journalist and moderator, having spent 20 years as an anchor for CNBC, the global business TV network, covering financial markets and interviewing CEOs and business leaders from of some of the world’s most prestigious companies.
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Ross left CNBC to become CEO of is own company in 2014, a start-up television production studio which has already launched a number of successful factual entertainment TV serie. These include; The Classic Car Show (C5&ITV), The Wine Show, which is now in 100 countries around the world, the Arts Show (Sky) and The Football Show (Sky). He’s also executive producer of The Best FIFA Football Awards 2017 & 2018, which aired in over 160 territories and on BBC1 and Sky in the UK.
Ross’ moderating experience extends to many business conferences and events including the World Economic Forum Annual meeting in Davos; the Ambrosetti Forum in Lake Como; Cannes Lions; Mobile World Congress; the CBI Annual Conference; MADE Entrepreneur Conference; Milken Institute Global Summit and European debates; London Tech Week, The Global Sports Forum and Brit Week, Miami.
In addition to conferences, he has hosted and moderated corporate and employee related events for many corporations including Shell International, Ernst & Young, BT; Serco, NBC Universal, WAndisco, Calvin Klein, Inberdrola, GSMA and Worldquant. He has also hosted awards ceremonies including the European Business Leaders Awards and the Spears Wealth Management Awards.
His long career with CNBC makes Ross one of the UK’s most experienced business broadcasters. His natural affinity with business and economic issues and trends means that he is able to understand, navigate and communicate some of the most complicated topics of the day.
Ross has an agile and accessible style which makes him a popular choice with those who are business literate and those who are not. He’s been a regular contributor to LBC Radio and co-presenter of ‘Wake up to Money’ for BBC Radio 5 Live. Alongside this, his passion for the media and his current role as CEO of a content company, gives him particular insight and knowledge when talking about the media industry and entrepreneurship.
Specialist Topics Include:
- Business, economics & politics
- Investment strategy
- The Future of Media
- Digital Media
- Sport and Business
- Personal finance
Ross is available for moderating and speaking roles including:
- Corporate presentations
- Investor events and conferences
- Employee events and town halls
- Awards presentations
- Moderating round tables
- One to one interviews
If required Ross is also able to draw on a team of highly experienced industry experts to create & fully produce compelling content and events.
Ross is a talented pianist and proficient golfer who enjoys all sports. As a trained journalist he is an avid consumer of news and current affairs. He is also an Ambassador for the Princes Trust and The European Nature Trust.