Laura Buckwell is a Dubai based News Anchor, TV presenter/producer and event MC and has been in the industry for over a decade.
Laura is currently the news anchor for City7 TV, one of only two English language channels that cover UAE news in the country.
Laura started in Dubai 7 years ago as a business reporter for the channel and was promoted to the position of anchor for the business show ‘Inside Business’ 4 months later, interviewing a range of high profile CEO’s, personalities, entrepreneurs and government bodies.
From the CEO of Emirates Airline and Group HH Sheikh Ahmed Bin Saeed Al Maktoum, the UAE Minister of Economy H.E Sultan bin Saeed Al Mansouri and Emaar’s CEO Mohammad Alabbar, to the CEO of Fly Dubai Ghaith al Ghaith, Laura has met with some of the country’s elite. Other global figures have included the former Australian Prime Minister the Honorable Bob Hawke, the CEO of Nestle Worldwide, NASA astronauts and the legendary sports star and Laureus CEO Usain bolt just to name a few.
Laura is also a prominent figure within the event industry and has hosted a number of high profile platforms, including MICE ARABIA, BBC Good Food Awards, the BIMCO awards and the HR Tech MENA conference and HSBC events to name a few. Laura has gained a vast amount of experience which ranges from awards ceremonies, product launches and global conferences, to high level panel discussions and introductions.