Contact Us

Home » Speakers » Samira Ahmed


*Fees are a guide only. Exact cost will be dependent on requirements and are subject to change.

Samira Ahmed

Samira Ahmed is a familiar face to viewers as an experienced presenter and correspondent for 'Channel 4 News', the 'BBC Proms' and Radio 4. Furthermore, Samira is an experienced conference host, a highly skilled facilitator and impressive speaker. She has a wealth of experience hosting events and award ceremonies, both at home and abroad.


About Samira Ahmed

Samira Ahmed is a news correspondent and presenter for ‘BBC News’, ‘BBC World’, ‘BBC One’, ‘Newswatch’ and ‘Newsnight’. She is also a presenter at Deutsche Welle TV in Berlin. Samira has reported extensively on crime, terrorism and the arts and was BBC Los Angeles correspondent.  From covering the trial of OJ Simpson to the rise of Islamic radicalism in Britain, or interviewing World War One veterans, her reporting draws on a passion for exploring the human motivations and stories behind the headlines.


Samira Ahmed travelled across the world for her Channel 4 documentary series, ‘Islam Unveiled’ to explore the status of Muslim women. Her arts coverage has focused on her extensive knowledge of cinema, but ranges to the quirky. Samira’s made features on the “real” Godzilla, 60’s graphic designers Robert Brownjohn and Alan Fletcher, and British design icons — the hovercraft and Concorde.

In addition, Samira has lectured on crime reporting, terrorism, Islamic radicalism and feminism at the London School of Economics, Sheffield Hallam University and the Berlin Brandenburg Academy of Sciences and Humanities. She read English at St Edmund Hall, Oxford, and has chaired discussions for the Royal Shakespeare Company. Chairing conferences for the Home Office, the Department for International Development, and Transport for London, Samira presented the first ever Civil Service awards. She speaks fluent Hindi/Urdu and German.

Booking Information

Samira Ahmed News

You may also like

We would love to hear from you

Enquire here

Please don't hesitate to get in touch today and one of our experienced agents will get back to you.

Contact Form [CTA]

The Speakers Agency
Steven Bartlett, entrepreneur and keynote speaker
Browse By


Helen Lederer, comedian, awards host and actress who is best known for starring in Ab Fab.
Browse By

Annual Events

Simon Reeve, adventurer and after dinner speaker
Browse By


Dr Shola Mos-Shogbamimu, diversity campaigner, keynote speaker and human rights activist
Browse By


Proudly Supporting
An image of the logo of Child Bereavement UK, the chosen charity supported by The Speakers Agency
Read More About Our Support

Child Bereavement UK supports families and educates professionals when a baby or child dies or is dying, or when a child is facing bereavement.

Our former Managing Director Sylvia Tidy-Harris is one of their national Ambassadors and we are proud to support this great charity.

Stay In Touch

To stay up to date with the latest news and developments at The Speakers Agency please subscribe with your email below.