The Insider Series
A series of webinars led by industry experts offering insights and different perspectives on topics that matter to our partners globally and that reflect the impact of the current global pandemic.
Latest content recorded in June 2021.
Agriculture – Africa’s Future
Zeinab Badawi, BBC presenter and broadcaster talks to Hon. Beauty M. Manake, Assistant Minister, Ministry of Agricultural Development & Food Security, Botswana; Amrote Abdella, Regional Director, Microsoft 4Afrika; Damian Ihedioha, Division Manager, Agribusiness Development Division, African Development Bank; Dr Kulani Machaba, Regulatory Affairs Leader, Africa & Middle East, Corteva Agriscience and Venkataramani Srivathsan, Managing Director & CEO, Africa & MENA, Olam.
Recorded on 8th June 2021.
Recover and Grow – Africa’s 2021 economic outlook
Zeinab Badawi, BBC presenter and broadcaster talks to the Republic of Angola’s Minister of Finance, Vera Daves de Sousa; Yewande Sadiku, Executive Secretary & CEO of the Nigerian Investment Promotion Commission; Vinay Guddye, Director of Global Outreach, Economic Development Board Mauritius; Zeph Nhleko, Chief Economist, Development Bank of Southern Africa (DBSA); and Jibran Qureishi, Head of Africa Research, Standard Bank Group.
Recorded on 2nd March 2021.
Adapt to Survive: how Africa’s tourism can beat Covid-19
Milton Nkosi, former BBC correspondent and Chairman of MMN International Consulting talks to Hon. Barbara Oteng Gyasi, Minister of Tourism, Arts & Culture, Ghana; Tewolde GebreMariam, Group CEO, Ethiopian Airlines; Belise Kariza, Chief Tourism Officer, Rwanda Development Board; and Sisa Ntshona, CEO, South African Tourism.
Recorded on 26th August 2020.
What Is Next For The Luxury Industry?
BBC journalist and presenter Zeinab Badawi talks to Anita Balchandani, Partner, McKinsey & Company; Maria von Scheel-Plessen, Global Head of Media & Advertising, Mont Blanc; Mark Harvey, COO, Chapel Down wines, and Camille Martin, CMO, Dunhill.
Recorded on 28th July 2020.
What Does a Brand Safe Programmatic Environment Look Like?
A discussion with BBC Global News’ programmatic experts, Emily Roberts and Suzy Feiglstok, joined by industry experts - Rebecca Saunders, Programmatic Strategist, EMEA, at Cisco Systems and Rahil Berani, Vice President at Precision, Digitas North America.
Recorded on 22nd July, 2020.
The Future of Travel – Part 1
The BBC’s travel editorial team, Mike London (The Travel Show) and Anna Banas (bbc.com/travel) are joined by regular Travel Show presenters Rajan Datar and Christa Larwood, to talk about the impact on the future of travel post Covid-19.
Recorded on 16th July 2020.
The Future of Travel - Part 2
Paul Pruangkarn, Director, Communications & External Affairs, PATA, chats to Alistair McEwan, Senior Vice President, Commercial Development, Asia & NZ, BBC Global News; Ianic Menard, Vice President of Sales, Marketing and Distribution, Accor, Upper Southeast & Northeast Asia and the Maldives; Akira Mitsumasu, VP of Global Marketing, Japan Airlines; and Dhammika Wijayasinghe, Director General, Sri Lanka Tourism Development Authority on destination marketing during the pandemic.
Recorded on 16th July 2020.
An Election Year Like No Other – the US Elections 2020.
BBC World News presenters Katty Kay and Christian Fraser discuss the upcoming US Elections taking place during the Covid-19 pandemic.