Selina Downes is an experienced international anchor having worked for Al Jazeera English, Reuters, ITN, Sky News and Australia’s WIN news network.
Selina now regularly presents flagship programmes for TRT World in London having previously anchored their business and financial show – Money Matters. She has also worked for Bloomberg hosting a major series about Soda Ash highlighting the benefits to the global climate and sustainability.
Selina spent several years in South-East Asia covering the aftermath of the Boxing Day Tsunami in Banda Aceh, Cambodia’s UN-backed trial of Khmer Rouge leaders, Thailand’s military coups, the Korean nuclear crisis, China-Taiwan relations and the tragedy of human trafficking.
While based in Thailand as Asia correspondent for Al Jazeera English (2006-2011) she interviewed four successive Thai Prime Ministers about the ongoing political crisis in the country.
Selina is in demand in the corporate world as a media trainer, presenting corporate videos and working as a host, moderator and speaker at conferences and other events.