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One of the most outstanding professional moderators of international forums and debate, drawing upon her vast experience of top level international broadcasting.

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. She performed moderating duties for many business conferences, e.g. BASF, Deloitte, Ernst & Young, Gartner, KPMG, Royal Bank of Scotland, SIBOS, Tata Consulting Services, Visa International, and others.

Nisha is now a freelance journalist, professional event moderator, public speaking coach and speaker. She was born in India, gained a BSc in Analytical Economics at the London School of Economics (LSE) and is based in the UK.

"Nisha receives our very highest recommendation to serve as a moderator or Master of Ceremonies." Managing Director, Legatum Centre for Development & Entrepreneurship, MIT.

"I would like to thank you personally for your contribution in making our EMEIA partners conference such a success. You brought a great deal of warmth and energy to your role as host and your professionalism in handling multiple handovers and last-minute changes was particularly welcome!" Area Managing Partner, Ernst & Young

"Nisha has a unique understanding of the essentials of communication and more importantly how to adapt those principles to different executive situations." Head of Research, Gartner Executive Programmes.


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