Rosanna Lockwood is a British television journalist with significant experience working for major news organisations across the UK, the Middle East, Russia and Asia.
Most recently, Rosanna has been an Anchor and Correspondent for CNBC International, based in Singapore and London, breaking real-time business and international news across core topics including economics, geopolitics and energy, for a global audience.
Rosanna has a specialist interest in finance and business news and previously worked for Bloomberg TV in London, where she was a producer on the flagship mid-morning show. In 2015, she moved to the United Arab Emirates, where she worked as a television news correspondent for Reuters, covering Gulf business and stock markets for broadcast clients, and developed a career as a chairperson and moderator for live events in the Middle East and Europe. Rosanna has delivered on-stage discussions with Nobel Prize-winning scientists, best-selling authors, senior bankers and politicians.
Rosanna was born in Hong Kong as a British citizen and then mostly grew up in the southwest of England. She graduated with a BA degree in English Literature and Drama from Royal Holloway University of London in 2009 and started her career in financial communications. Rosanna qualified as a journalist in 2013, with a BJTC-accredited postgraduate diploma in Broadcast Journalism from the London College of Communication, and began her journalism career as a freelance radio reporter and producer for the BBC, LBC and ITN.
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Prior to her current role at CNBC, Rosanna gained significant experience as a professional chairperson, MC, presenter and moderator for a wide range of conferences and events in the Middle East and Europe. She is an expert public speaker, adept at facilitating conversations and debates across a variety of complex subjects. Rosanna combines natural and polished presentation with specialist insights and well-honed news interviewing techniques, and has delivered on-stage discussions with Nobel Prize-winning scientists, best-selling authors, senior bankers and politicians.
Rosanna’s expertise in live television news means that she is used to working against tight deadlines and handling unplanned developments in high-pressure environments. Organisers trust her to confidently steer their events and to accurately respond to the needs of their audiences, while being transparent, friendly and easy to work with. She has also provided her skills as a broadcaster for select corporate videos and livestream projects, as well as awards ceremonies and galas.
“Thank you for your valuable contribution, high spirit and excellent work that added a sure sweetener and flavour to our conference. And personally, thank you for your efforts, excellent moderation and managed flow of the Real Estate panel.”
Middle East Investment Conference, Cairo, Egypt
“Thank you one more time for the value that you’ve added to the project. Your work is perfect and super professional. I would be extremely happy to work with you on other projects in future and would recommend you to other people.”
Yasla Events, Abu Dhabi, UAE
“You were terrific as a moderator and host. We truly appreciate having had you at the opening of the European Investment Conference, and only hope we have an opportunity to work with you again.”
European Investment Conference, Paris, France
“Thank you so much for the amazing job you did last week at the congress. I truly meant it when I said you were the best Chair/Emcee that I have ever had the pleasure of working with. Thank you for not only the wonderful job you did, but also for making the event run so smoothly on the day. It was really very impressive.”
MENA Investment Congress, Abu Dhabi, UAE