News Anchor BBC World News - moderator and speaker
With over twenty five years experience as a BBC presenter and journalist, Nisha has been an anchor for BBC World News and conducted award-winning investigations for Panorama and The Money Programme.
Some of her most noteworthy work has been her time covering events such as the attacks on the Twin Towers, the fall of Baghdad and the collapse of the financial rescue plan in US Congress. Nisha has hosted important discussions such as between audiences in New York and Islamabad at the outset of the Afghan war, and also between the ordinary public individuals from New York and Amman. She presented BBC World News' coverage of Israel's 50th anniversary of independence from Jerusalem. She was also in Islamabad for Pakistan's 50th anniversary of independence.
Nisha Pillai is a motivational speaker and conference host, who moderates lively panel discussions. Plus she's a sought-after public speaking coach. She has moderated sessions for the United Nations, World Bank and other major international institutions.
Her lively panel discussions, snappy questions and humor are known as her trademark, yet always delivered with her poised personality. As a keynote speaker Nisha has a roving walk-about style, with audience participation guaranteed.
She was born in India, gained a BSc in Analytical Economics at the London School of Economics (LSE) and is based in the UK.