Hugely knowledgeable on all the major global issues and challenges, Maria brings authority and agility in managing a live event, ensuring everything runs smoothly. Maria is particularly popular as moderator, facilitating panel discussions and bringing out the best from contributors and guests. For virtual events, awards ceremonies and conferences, Maria always delivers.
- International Affairs
- The Middle East
- European Affairs
- Climate Change
- The Environment
- Digital Disruption
What she offers
How she presents
Maria loves working with a live audience and is a very experienced and natural event host, able to lift and add star quality to every occasion.
Maria Ramos has worked as a TV news presenter and reporter for a number of major international channels. Maria is one of the main anchors at the international news broadcaster TRT World, presenting her own Newshour and other flagship programmes. She’s also had key on-screen roles at the BBC, Bloomberg and CNBC in London and the Middle East.
At TRT Maria was one of the network’s election presenters becoming the first person to use augmented reality at TRT World. She has also interviewed many leading international figures from the worlds of politics and finance.
Maria is a very experienced and accomplished conference host, winning plaudits for her work moderating panels for the United Nations and hosting UNICEF’s Global debates. During her seven years in the Middle East, Maria worked as a newsreader in Bahrain and also reported from Syria, Jordan, Turkey and the UAE.
In London, she hosted Bloomberg TV’s Breakfast World News and covered the 2008 financial crisis from London and Spain. Maria ran her own international media consultancy and has worked closely with the CEO of Formula E taking the company from startup to a fully-fledged global series in just three years. She has been pivotal in successfully establishing the global brand and media relationships worldwide. Maria speaks fluent Spanish, French and Italian as well as basic Arabic.
“Magnificent 5-star performance by internationally-acclaimed presenter Maria Ramos. She showed heart, personality and passion for the conference and the cause.”
“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.”
“Maria was a fantastic MC for our flagship UNDP Istanbul Development Dialogues conference. Curious, dynamic and a pleasure to work with!”
“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.”
“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. “
Presentation Languages: English, Spanish, French and Italian