Susannah Streeter is a global financial commentator and former BBC business anchor who is sought after as a thought leader on trends affecting the world economy. She provides award-winning analysis to the world’s media as part of her role as Head of Money and Markets for the UK’s largest retail investment platform, Hargreaves Lansdown.
As a bilingual BBC anchor, with a career spanning two decades in broadcasting, she presented flagship global business shows on TV and radio, and now speaks and chairs debates at major conferences around the world, focusing on macro-economics, energy, sustainability, defence and artificial intelligence. She frequently interviews prime ministers, CEOs, central bankers and military leaders at high-level events which have included The World Green Economy Summit in Dubai, Arctic Frontiers in Tromso, the Global Air and Space Chiefs Conference in London, the Global Fund Conference in Lyon, the Our Ocean summit in Oslo, the Sustainable Finance Forum in Abu Dhabi and the EU Nuclear Forum in Prague. She also speaks on resilience, team building and leadership in a fractured world, drawing on her experience as an RAF Reserve officer. As a Squadron Leader she led the force’s mobile news team for almost a decade on exercises and operations around the world.
Susannah is in demand as a guest commentator on crypto currencies and the challenges digital coins and tokens pose to the financial system. She also covers seismic changes affecting the retail landscape in the wake of the pandemic, digital shopping trends and sustainability targets.
Susannah is also a popular podcaster. She hosts the HL Switch Your Money On investment podcast, presents the Tech Directions podcast with Microsoft and EY, anchored the How to Grow a CMO series, co-hosted the BackSpace and Beyond tech podcast, featured on BBC Radio 2, and was a presenter for the World Business Report podcast on the BBC World Service.
Susannah was an excellent keynote speaker at DTX Europe where she hosted several
keynote panels and fireside chats spanning an array of topics and formats. I was impressed by her breadth of knowledge as well as her professionalism and adaptability which meant she was able to to ask the right questions and facilitate a dynamic and engaging discussions on stage.
Dominie Roberts - Clarion Events
Susannah did a superb job of driving the discussions forward creating an energetic yet unhurried atmosphere and bringing out the relevant viewpoints from each person. Her style is effective, warm and engaging and at the same time unobtrusive. She showed an excellent grasp of the wide-ranging content of the conference and also absorbed new information in an impressive manner.
We have had only positive feedback on Susannah’s performance from the participants at the conference, who point out her enthusiasm, energy and humour, as well as her professionalism.
Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs - Our Ocean Conference
Susannah, you played an important role in the success of the Conference, thanks to your professionalism in presenting and facilitating high-level discussions on a variety of global health themes. Thank you for helping us make this conference an historical success for global health.
Peter Sands - Executive Director of the Global Fund
We really enjoyed working with Susannah. She was incredibly helpful through all the process and her presence on our stage for our event with BMW was just wonderful!
Melanie Stetter - Zibert and Friends Consulting
What we particularly valued about Susannah as a host for our conference was her ability to read accurately a room full of people and their collective engagement. She was able to think on her feet and while still understanding the overall aims of the agenda and the planning that had gone into it, was able to extract for the audience the most value from each of the sessions and speakers we had lined up. This takes a high level of skill, confidence and competence, thank you Susannah!
Andrew Armes - UK Head of Talent Acquisition, Roche
Susannah was professional and knowledgeable. She filled the brief perfectly and engaged with the audience at just the right level.
Greater Lincolnshire Local Enterprise Partnership
We got wonderful feedback from our audience on your well led, well prepared and well timed on stage performance.
Christine Korme - Director Communication - Norwegian Shipowners Association