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Current Affairs Speaking: Sourcing Insightful Speakers for Global Events

Current affairs speaking plays an indispensable role in today's dynamic world, providing a stage for thought leaders and subject matter experts to explore timely issues, share insights and inspire meaningful discourse. At Kruger Cowne, we specialise in sourcing the finest current affairs speakers for events across the globe, ensuring your audience is engaged, informed and challenged by the knowledge and perspectives these distinguished individuals bring. With our extensive network and tailored approach, we are dedicated to connecting you with premier current affairs speakers who bring a depth of understanding, experience and relevance to your event.

Current Affairs Speakers

Afua Hagan

Afua Hagan

TV & Radio Presenter

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Akala

Akala

Artist, Writer & Social Entrepreneur, Founder of the Hip Hop Shakespeare Company

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Lord Sugar & Piers Morgan

Lord Sugar & Piers Morgan

Renowned Businessman & Host Of BBC TV's The Apprentice | Renowned Journalist & Presenter

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Alastair Campbell

Alastair Campbell

Communicator, Writer and Strategist

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Andrew Neil

Andrew Neil

Publisher, Broadcaster & Company Chairman

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Angelica Cheung

Angelica Cheung

Founding Editor of Vogue China, Fashion Guru, Futurist

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April Jackson

April Jackson

Chef & Restaurateur

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Armando Iannucci OBE

Armando Iannucci OBE

Comedy Performer & Writer

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Dr. Asha De Vos

Dr. Asha De Vos

Marine Biologist, Environmentalist & Whale Conservationist

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Ayo Sokale

Ayo Sokale

Civil engineer, BBC Presenter, Former Deputy Mayor of Reading, AI powered Tech CEO & Founder

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Babita Sharma

Babita Sharma

Broadcaster, Journalist & Award-winning Author

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Barbara Serra

Barbara Serra

TV News Presenter, Journalist & Author

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Baroness Karren Brady of Knightsbridge CBE

Baroness Karren Brady of Knightsbridge CBE

One of the Most Influential Female Business Leaders in the UK

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Ben Brown

Ben Brown

BBC News Anchor, Correspondent & Author

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Sir Bob Geldof

Sir Bob Geldof

Legendary Musician, Entrepreneur and Political Activist

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Brenda Emmanus OBE

Brenda Emmanus OBE

Television & Radio Broadcaster, Journalist

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Charles Spencer, 9th Earl Spencer

Charles Spencer, 9th Earl Spencer

Historian, Author, Public Speaker

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Charlie McMurdie

Charlie McMurdie

Senior Cyber Crime Adviser

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Cher

Cher

Multi Award-winning Singer & Actress, Humanitarian, Activist

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Chris Kamara

Chris Kamara

Football Pundit & Former Footballer

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Clare Balding OBE

Clare Balding OBE

Award-winning Presenter, Writer & Broadcaster

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Clive Aslet

Clive Aslet

Award-winning writer

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Clive Coleman

Clive Coleman

BBC’s Legal Correspondent 7 Presenter of Law in Action

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Sir Craig Oliver

Sir Craig Oliver

Former Director of Politics & Communications for David Cameron

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Baroness Helena Morrissey DBE

Baroness Helena Morrissey DBE

Financier, Campaigner & Author

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Rt Hon David Blunkett MP

Rt Hon David Blunkett MP

Former Labour Home Secretary

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Rt Hon David Davis MP

Rt Hon David Davis MP

Influential Conservative Backbencher

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David Jones

David Jones

Technology and Brand Guru - Founder & CEO The Brandtech Group

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Sir Don McCullin CBE

Sir Don McCullin CBE

The Greatest Living War Photographer

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Dylan Jones OBE

Dylan Jones OBE

Journalist, Author, Former Editor-in-chief of GQ Magazine

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Ed Balls

Ed Balls

British broadcaster, writer, economist, professor and former politician

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Emma Vardy

Emma Vardy

Award-winning BBC Correspondent and Presenter, Event MC, Moderator, Keynote and Motivational Speaker

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Emmanuel Jal

Emmanuel Jal

Human Rights Activist, Recording Artist, Author & Diversity Campaigner

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Eric O’Neill

Eric O’Neill

Cybersecurity Expert & Former FBI Operative

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Fatima Bhutto

Fatima Bhutto

Renowned Author & Humanitarian

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Fergal Keane OBE

Fergal Keane OBE

BBC Special Correspondent and Author

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Fern Britton

Fern Britton

Renowned TV Presenter

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Gavin Ramjaun

Gavin Ramjaun

TV Presenter, Host & Journalist

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Gina Miller

Gina Miller

Businesswoman, Transparency Campaigner

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Gyles Brandreth

Gyles Brandreth

Writer, Broadcaster, Former MP & Government Whip

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Baroness Helena Kennedy KC

Baroness Helena Kennedy KC

Baroness Kennedy Of the Shaws KC, Expert In Human Rights Law, Civil Liberties & Constitutional Issues

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Henry Porter

Henry Porter

Renowned Writer & Journalist

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Ian Bremmer

Ian Bremmer

President of the Eurasia Group

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Sir Ivor Roberts

Sir Ivor Roberts

Former British Ambassador, President of Trinity College, Oxford

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James Chau

James Chau

International Television Broadcaster & Host of The China Current

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Jason Mohammad

Jason Mohammad

Renowned TV Presenter

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Jeremy Gilley MBE

Jeremy Gilley MBE

Founder of Peace One Day & Documentary Filmmaker

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Jeremy Vine

Jeremy Vine

Broadcaster & News Correspondent

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Jérôme Jarre

Jérôme Jarre

Entrepreneur & Social Media Pioneer

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Jochen Zeitz

Jochen Zeitz

Founder of the Zeitz Foundation for Intercultural Ecosphere Safety, Former CEO of PUMA

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John Cleese

John Cleese

Actor & Author

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John Humphrys

John Humphrys

Radio & TV Presenter, Author & Journalist

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John Sergeant

John Sergeant

Political Correspondent, Author & Broadcaster

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John Simpson CBE

John Simpson CBE

BBC World Affairs Editor, Broadcaster, Author & Columnist

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Jon Snow

Jon Snow

Channel 4 News Presenter

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Kate Robertson

Kate Robertson

Co-founder One Young World, Global Advertising Guru

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Kim Hughes GC

Kim Hughes GC

Most Highly Decorated Bomb Disposal Expert in the Armed Forces

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Kimberly Guilfoyle

Kimberly Guilfoyle

Renowned Television News Journalist & Former District Attorney

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Kirsty Wark

Kirsty Wark

Award-winning TV Journalist

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Krishnan Guru-Murthy

Krishnan Guru-Murthy

News Presenter & Broadcaster

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Drive the curiosity of your audience

In an era marked by rapid change and complex challenges, organising impactful events that spark thought-provoking dialogue is crucial. Current affairs speaking engagements offer a unique platform to discuss, dissect and delve into contemporary issues, whether it’s a large conference, an academic forum, or an intimate community gathering. At Kruger Cowne, we grasp the significance of finding the right current affairs speaker who can connect with your audience and create a memorable experience. That’s why we carefully select our speakers, ensuring they not only bring subject-matter expertise but also have the eloquence, narrative prowess and stage presence to captivate and stimulate diverse audiences.

Our global network encompasses a wide spectrum of current affairs speakers, including renowned political analysts, respected academics, visionary activists and leading journalists. We work intimately with you to comprehend the objectives, theme and desired outcomes of your event, enabling us to recommend the most appropriate speakers who can address the specific interests and concerns of your audience. With our attention to detail and commitment to excellence, we strive to exceed your expectations and deliver a seamless speaker selection process that perfectly complements your event goals.

By partnering with Kruger Cowne, you gain access to a distinguished roster of current affairs speakers known for delivering thought-provoking presentations that enlighten, provoke debate and foster critical thinking. Our speakers are well-versed in the nuances of contemporary issues, bringing a wealth of insights, real-world experiences and actionable advice that can deepen understanding and stimulate informed discussion among your audience.

The Enlightening Realm of Current Affairs Speakers

Current Affairs speakers are individuals proficient in analysing and articulating the prevailing socio-political and economic phenomena across the globe. These speakers specialise in timely topics, breaking down complicated issues into comprehensible narratives that foster understanding and stimulate in-depth discussions. With their wealth of knowledge and effective communication skills, they are ideally suited for various types of events, from academic seminars to business forums.

One such influential figure in this space is Christiane Amanpour, a celebrated journalist who serves as the Chief International Anchor for CNN. Her extensive reporting background allows her to provide deep insights into international affairs. Similarly, Yanis Varoufakis, a previous Greek Finance Minister and an Economics Professor, offers a unique viewpoint on global economic trends and their broader societal impact.

Impact and Influence of Current Affairs Speakers

Current Affairs Speakers play a vital role in shaping perceptions and understanding about global trends and happenings. They dissect these complex trends, furnishing audiences with a clear comprehension of the world in which they live. These speakers do more than simply state the facts; they interpret them, offering a clear, intelligible narrative that captivates and engages audiences.

A quintessential example of this is Jon Snow, one of the most well-known faces in British broadcasting, celebrated for his insightful analyses of current affairs. Also noteworthy is Riz Khan, a distinguished journalist and author, who brings his many years of international news reporting to his engaging talks on contemporary events.

We must also mention John Simpson, CBE, who served as the world affairs editor for the BBC. His extensive experience and in-depth knowledge of international affairs have made him one of the most respected voices in journalism. His ability to provide audiences with an inside look into the dynamics of world events is unparalleled, making him a compelling speaker for any event focused on current affairs.

Engaging a Current Affairs Speaker for your event ensures a well-informed, captivating viewpoint on the issues shaping our global society today. Whether the topic is international relations, economic trends, or thought-provoking discussions on societal issues, these speakers bring a trove of knowledge and insight that can truly enrich any event.

Why Current Affairs Speakers Matter

Current affairs speakers play a pivotal role in disseminating information, fostering informed discussions and promoting critical thinking about contemporary issues. Through their expertise, analytical skills and thought-provoking insights, these speakers encourage audiences to engage with the world around them, to consider diverse perspectives and to actively participate in discussions on matters of global and local importance.

Topics Covered by Current Affairs Speakers

  • Political Analysis and Global Trends:

Current affairs speakers delve into the intricacies of political dynamics, policy analysis and global trends, offering in-depth discussion on issues such as international relations, political developments and geopolitical strategies.

  • Social Issues and Human Rights:

Speakers provide insights into social justice issues, human rights, inequality and societal shifts, fostering understanding and advocacy for a more equitable world.

  • Economic Trends and Financial Analysis:

These speakers focus on the global economy, financial markets, economic policy and related topics, offering audiences insights into the complex world of finance and economics.

  • Environmental Concerns and Sustainability:

Current affairs speakers highlight the importance of sustainability, environmental stewardship and climate change, advocating for responsible practices and sustainable solutions.

  • Technological Innovations and Digital Transformation:

Speakers explore the impact of digital technologies, artificial intelligence, cybersecurity and the future of work, equipping audiences to navigate a rapidly evolving digital landscape.

  • Health and Wellness Trends:

Current affairs speakers address global health issues, wellness trends, public health policy and medical advancements, helping audiences stay informed about health and wellness developments.

  • Media, Journalism and Communication:

These speakers delve into the world of media and journalism, exploring issues such as press freedom, digital media trends and effective communication strategies.

  • Cultural Analysis and Artistic Trends:

Speakers discuss cultural phenomena, artistic movements and societal trends, offering audiences a deeper understanding of the cultural forces shaping our world.

Why Choose Kruger Cowne for Your Current Affairs Speaker Needs?

Kruger Cowne, with over 25 years of experience, is a trusted provider of world-class speakers for brands, businesses, conferences and private venues globally. When you choose Kruger Cowne for your current affairs speaker, you benefit from:

  • Extensive Roster:

Our network includes current affairs speakers from diverse backgrounds and fields, ensuring a broad range of expertise and perspectives. From political analysts and journalists to environmental advocates and cultural commentators, we have the perfect current affairs speaker to engage your audience.

  • Personalised Service:

We prioritise understanding our clients’ objectives and preferences to find the ideal match for their events. Our experienced team works closely with clients, offering tailored recommendations and assistance throughout the booking process. From initial inquiry to event delivery, we ensure a seamless and personalised experience.

  • Quality Assurance:

As an accredited member of the International Association of Speaker Bureaus, we maintain the highest standards of quality and professionalism. Our current affairs speakers are carefully selected based on their expertise, presentation skills and ability to engage and inspire audiences. When you choose Kruger Cowne, you can expect exceptional presentations that resonate with your audience.

  • Global Reach:

With a global network of speakers, we cater to clients across diverse industries and regions. This international scope allows us to provide speakers with deep knowledge of regional issues and cultural nuances, enhancing the relevance and impact of their messages.

  • Pricing and Booking:

We offer competitive pricing based on factors such as the speaker’s profile, experience and event requirements. Our team provides transparent and comprehensive information about fees and works closely with clients to ensure a smooth booking process, taking care of logistics, contracts and speaker arrangements.

Choose Kruger Cowne as your trusted partner in sourcing the perfect current affairs speaker for your event. With our exceptional speakers and personalised service, we are committed to helping you create an impactful and memorable experience for your audience. Contact us today to discuss your current affairs speaker requirements and let us assist you in finding the ideal speaker who can elevate your event to new heights.

 

How Much Does It Cost to Hire a Current Affairs Speaker and How Do I Book One?

The cost of hiring a current affairs speaker varies depending on factors such as their expertise, reputation, event duration, location and travel requirements. Contact our team at Kruger Cowne to obtain accurate quotes and streamline the booking process. We will work closely with you to understand your event requirements and connect you with the perfect current affairs speaker to deliver an enlightening and engaging presentation.

Expanding the knowledge of your audience and inspiring an interest in current events, our speakers are experts in their field and know exactly how to craft an engaging talk.

With an array of names to choose from, if you’d like help finding the perfect speaker for your event, simply contact our professional team today.

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