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Maria Ramos, TV anchor, event moderator, keynote speaker
Maria Ramos conference host & keynote speaker
Maria Ramos conference host & keynote speaker

Maria Ramos

International News Anchor, Event Host, Moderator, Speaks five languages
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Maria is a journalist and international news anchor. She can be seen daily presenting live news at TRT World from Istanbul and hosting the flagship news programme ‘News Hour with Maria Ramos’.

She is a highly-acclaimed, engaging and regular conference Master of Ceremonies and Moderator for international events that focus on humanitarian, political and global affairs, particularly with the United Nations, including virtual and hybrid events. Bosch Siemens are among the major   companies who have praised Maria’s work as an event host and facilitator.

Prior to joining TRT World, Maria reported/anchored for the BBC, Bloomberg, CNBC, UNICEF and Bahrain TV.  Over the past 20 years, she has lived in, and reported from countries all around the globe with long stints in the Middle East, Europe, Africa and Latin America.

British-born to Spanish parents, Maria speaks five languages: English, Spanish, French, Italian, Arabic and is learning Turkish.

In the business world, she worked as an advisor to the CEO of Formula E and founded a London/Madrid-based international media consultancy for European blue chip companies.

Maria Ramos conference host & keynote speaker

Event Testimonials

Magnificent 5-star performance by internationally-acclaimed presenter Maria Ramos. She showed heart, personality and passion for the conference and the cause.

Claudio Tomasi, UNDP - Turkey Director

Maria did an amazing job moderating the high-profile online launch of our flagship report. She was professional, well-prepared and engaged, and her energy and presence contributed significantly to the success of the event.

Alanna Armitage, Director, UNFPA Eastern Europe and Central Asia

TRT World anchor Maria Ramos was a highly-professional MC for the Asia-Pacific Broadcasting Union’s Global News Forum in Istanbul in July, 2019.

Well briefed, warm and fully committed, Maria was a delight to work with.

Wendy Everett, ABU Director News

Maria was a fantastic MC for our flagship UNDP Istanbul Development Dialogues conference. Curious, dynamic and a pleasure to work with!

Nicolas Douillet, Head of UNDP Eurasia Communications

I had the pleasure to meet Maria and it exceeded my expectations for her fantastic moderating skills during a high-level Forum on Sustainable Development that was co-organised by the United Nations and the government of Azerbaijan in Baku in October 2018. Maria was assertive in interacting with high-level delegates including her high respect for protocol and rightly putting subject matter for discussion in an easy to understand manner.

Delawar Barekzai, United Nations Senior SDG Advisor

Whether Maria moderates a session with 4-5 participants or she holds one-on-one talks and discussions, she always keeps the debate alive, captures the attention of the audience as well as bringing joy to the Forum.

Onur Kanan, , TRT World Forum

Maria did once again a fantastic job moderating the launch of UNDP-Atlantic Council joint report on refugees resilience. She has a unique ability to both raise the profile of the event to the highest standards while creating a warm atmosphere engaging panelists and presenters. Refugees issues are close to her heart, which is really key to keep the audience focused during and beyond the event!

Bastien Revel, Inter-Agency Coordinator, UNDP Turkey

Maria’s presentation, moderation and professional touch added a special element which contributed immensely to this important event. It was a pleasure to work with Maria.

Defne Sadıklar Arslan, Director Atlantic Council IN TURKEY

TRT World anchor Maria Ramos was a talented Master of Ceremonies for the Global Tourism  Forum Recovery & Beyond Summit. I totally recommend her to as a Conference Moderator and MC.

Bulut Bağcı, President of the World Tourism Forum Institute.

Maria, we want to give you a big applause for your professional, straight forward, serious and and  up-to-date master of ceremony management  in REM Convention 2021 – which we believe are the most important attibutes for a journalist. In the two days, you did not only manage our event perfectly but had lots of fun at the same time.

Burçin Girit, BSH, Bosch/Siemens

Working with Maria was an absolute pleasure. She was professional, yet personable and very well prepared for the event. We would not hesitate to select her as a presenter for our events in the future.

Luciana Aguiar, Programme Manager, UNDP Business Call to Action

International anchor and journalist Maria Ramos from TRT World showed a remarkable performance during Antalya Diplomacy Forum held in June 2021 both as M/C and moderator, and thus contributed to the success of this important event. We truly appreciate it and extend our heartfelt thanks to Maria.

ADF Team, Turkish Ministry of Foreign Affairs

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Maria Ramos conference host & keynote speaker

Events

Host/Moderator — United Nations Population Fund, “Shaping Europe’s Demographic Future”. (With Bulgarian government)— Sofia, 2021.

Host — Annual Forum UNDP Business Call to Action (sidelines UN General Assembly) —Virtual, 2021

Host/Moderator—Antalya Diplomacy Forum (Turkey Ministry Foreign Affairs) — Antalya, 2021

Host/Moderator – BSH Hausgeräte (Bosch/Siemens group) – Hybrid/Istanbul, 2021

Host/Moderator – Global Tourism Forum – Hybrid/Istanbul, 2020

Host – TRT World Forum – Istanbul, 2020

Host — UNDP & Atlantic Council — ‘Turkey’s Refugee Resilience’ report – ZOOM – July, 2020

Host –Launch of UNFPA #SWOT2020 – ZOOM/Facebook Live – June, 2020

Moderator — UNDP Local Solutions to Migration and Displacement – Gaziantep, 2019

Host — TRT World Forum – Istanbul, 2019

Host — Asia Broadcasting Union: Trust and Truth in Journalism – Istanbul, 2019

Host — TRT World Forum – Istanbul, 2018

Host/Moderator — Government/UN Forum on Sustainable Development – Baku, 2018

Host — German-Turkish Chamber of Commerce/Konrad Adenauer Foundation – Italy, 2018

Moderator – TRT World Research Center – The Great War, a century later – Istanbul, 2018

Host/Moderator — UNDP Istanbul Development Dialogues, 2018

Host/Moderator — Credit Suisse, London, 2016

Host – The future of hedge funds, London, 2015

Moderator — UNICEF Global Debates — London, 2011 -2013

Host — Qatar Airways launch – Event MC, Bahrain, 2008

Host/Moderator — European Union/GCC nuclear event – Bahrain, 2007

Host – Bahrain Financial Harbour launch – Bahrain, 2007

Host — British Council – Bahrain, 2006

Host – Formula One – Bahrain, 2005

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