Moderators and Facilitators

Riva Media is a Moderators and Facilitators Agency representing news presenters from major broadcasters like the BBC, ITV and NBC – all experienced and equipped to interview, guide and facilitate panel discussions, conferences and other major events, ensuring maximum value from your guests, speakers and contributors.

Governments, banks, major corporations and the United Nations are among the clients we’ve worked with and our moderators have hosted events and conferences around the world.


Phil Gayle

International Presenter and Voice Artist, Big Breakfast News Presenter, has presented for Channel 4, BBC, ITV, DW, also a Moderator, Facilitator, Event Host and Keynote Speaker


Manisha Tank

International News Anchor for many years working at CNN, BBC and Reuters, Event MC, Moderator, Specialist in Environment, Sustainability, Technology, AI, Diversity


Joe Tidy

BBC Cyber Correspondent - Keynote Speaker on cyber security, online safety, Artificial Intelligence, and crypto, BBC Radio Presenter, Moderator, Event MC Gaming expert


Afua Hagan

TV & Radio Presenter, TalkTV Presenter, also regularly appearing on ITV, BBC, LBC, Times Radio and talkRADIO, TEDx Speaker, Diversity and Inclusion Speaker, Event Host, Moderator, Royal Commentator


Andrew Wilson

Award-winning News Anchor, Correspondent, Current Affairs Presenter Sky News, CEO Interviews for Reuters, WEF Davos, Foreign Correspondent, Moscow, Jerusalem, Washington


Ghida Fakhry

Moderator at international conferences and high-level panels on human rights, peace and security, women's empowerment, climate change, sustainable development, and other global issues


Selina Downes

International News Anchor at TRT World in London, presented major sustainability series for Bloomberg, also ITN, Al Jazeera English, Reuters, Sky News, Media Trainer, Moderator


Alysia Judge

Gaming Presenter, Expert and Commentator, Award-winning Journalist, Host & Producer, creates videos for Netflix, regular host for BAFTA’s Game Awards, Moderator


Andrea Byrne

Anchor of BAFTA Award Winning Wales at Six, ITV News Presenter, Crime Files for ITV Wales, Wales This Week, Duke of Edinburgh’s Award Ambassador


Sasha Qadri

Presenter, Moderator, Event Host with a background encompassing Bloomberg, Sky News, Reuters, CNBC, Channel 4 News. Specialist in business, finance, sustainability and technology


Ayo Sokale

Civil engineer, BBC Presenter, Former Deputy Mayor of Reading, Sustainability Speaker, Motivational Speaker, STEM Speaker, Neurodiversity Speaker



Presenter/Broadcaster BBC Radio 1Xtra, Former KISS FM Presenter. Radio 5 Live, Radio 4, Voice of BBC Sounds, Keynote Speaker, Moderator, Event MC


Andy Verity

BBC Economics Correspondent, Financial Presenter and Broadcaster, Moderator, Business and Financial Keynote Speaker, Event Host, Personal Finance Expert


Toni Kent

Event MC, Moderator, Keynote Speaker for Technology sector, Future of Work, Social Mobility, Stand-up, Author, Podcast Host, Motivational, Inspirational and Resilience Speaker


Dominic O’Connell

Leading UK Business and Economics Broadcaster and Commentator, Times Radio Business Presenter, Times Columnist, former BBC Radio 4 Today Programme Business Presenter, former Sunday Times Business Editor, top Moderator and Event MC


Ali Aslan

Internationally Renowned TV Presenter, CNN, ABC News, Deutsche Welle, Master of Ceremonies for G20, the EU, the World Bank, IMF, NATO

Why hire a conference event moderator?

Panel discussion moderators are in high demand for their simple command of an audience’s attention and their comfort in rallying thought leaders for interesting debates. Most of our talent roster has a TV and news background, so they’ll feel at home in front of a room and in front of a camera. With a small amount of direction, our conference moderators and event facilitators will guide timings, live discussion, speakers, and Q&A with an expert hand. If you need to ensure your event or conference runs smoothly, an experienced moderator or facilitator is a must. Trust your programme to recognisable names from ITV, BBC, NBC and more.

How do you hire an event facilitator and moderator?

Gone are the days of personal recommendations and stuffed Rolodexes. Now, easily source an expert event facilitator or panel moderator from our database of desirable personalities. We make it easier to find the perfect presenter for your event, programme, workshop or conference. Simply have a look through the many top-shelf profiles of Riva Media talent. It’s easily sorted into an expertise database so you can find experienced conference facilitators quickly. Create a small list of your favourite candidates and let us know who you’re interested in. We’ll take all the hassle out of booking an event moderator and manage the whole process to ensure you’ve got the right talent.

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