Maria Ramos – Keynote Speaker

International News Anchor, MC, Event Host, Moderator, fluent Spanish speaker

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Specialist Subjects

  • Moderation
  • Journalism
  • International Affairs
  • The Middle East
  • European Affairs
  • Refugees
  • Immigration
  • The Environment
  • Digital Disruption
  • Climate Change


  • English
  • Spanish


Maria Ramos is a leading a International News Anchor with a global reputation as an MC, Event Host and Moderator, working with governments and many of the world’s major organisations and corporations.

Maria can be seen daily presenting live news at TRT World from Istanbul and hosting the flagship news programme – the ‘News Hour with Maria Ramos’. She possesses a vast knowledge and expertise in international affairs and a sure touch when covering humanitarian, political and global issues – a huge asset for her work as a much sought-after Conference Host and Moderator with the United Nations and the European Parliament. In corporate circles, Bosch Siemens are among the major companies who have praised Maria’s work as an MC and facilitator.

Maria is a highly-acclaimed and engaging Master of Ceremonies, receiving rapturous reviews as the host of the World Travel and Tourism Council Global Summit in Saudi Arabia, where her language skills and ability to work an audience came to the fore. British-born to Spanish parents, Maria is a native fluent Spanish speaker. She can also speak some French, Italian, Arabic and Turkish.

Prior to joining TRT World, Maria reported/anchored for the BBC, Bloomberg, CNBC, UNICEF and Bahrain TV. Over the past 20 years, she has lived in, and reported from countries all around the globe with long stints in the Middle East, Europe, Africa and Latin America.

In the business world, she worked as an advisor to the CEO of Formula E and founded a London/Madrid-based international media consultancy for European blue chip companies.

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