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Rageh Omaar – Motivational Speaker – TV | UK

Rageh Omaar

Rageh Omaar is a British journalist and writer, who is the former BBC world affairs correspondent and expert on international relations. Rageh Omaar is available to book for a variety of corporate events.

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Rageh Omaar is a famous TV foreign correspondents in the country, as an International Affairs Editor of ITV News in the UK. He is also the presenter for the BBC and Al Jazeera English – where his eyewitness reports and feature length documentaries have been shown in many countries.

Rageh has covered some of the most popular international stories of the last 15 years; from the Balkan Wars, to the impeachment of President Clinton, the invasion of Afghanistan and to the Arab Spring Uprisings. However his popularity grew when he was involved in the BBC television’s coverage of the Iraq Invasion from Baghdad in 2003.

Rageh is also an inspirational host and speaker at many national and international events for such clients as Goldman Sachs, Deutsche Bank, The Department of Health, Middle East Financial Awards ceremony in Bahrain, The Economist Emerging Markets awards and many others, both here in the UK as well as in Europe, South East Asia and The Middle East. Africa’s emerging economic profile and potential, particularly in oil and gas is a subject close to Rageh’s heart with strong family connections in East Africa.

He has been asked to chair and host a meeting of global division leaders for the Norwegian Oil company DNV GL in Oslo to speak about Africa as a new oil and gas frontier.

As well as politics, global events and news, media & television – Rageh’s other particular specialities in speaking are; economic and political prospects in the Middle East, the nature of Global Risk and how companies can think about it, and the importance of diversity for international organisations – and also, the realities of life as a modern day war reporter whilst also enjoying cooking, gardening and watching his two sons play local Sunday league football!


“…the evening was a real success. Nigel came across very well; he spoke eloquently, wittily and provided many thought provoking insights on business in general but also his experiences specifically…”
-Friends Life

“….illuminating, and a breath of fresh air, refreshing to hear a speaker with such genuine enthusiasm for his subject.”

“A great deal of extremely positive discussion and debate has been triggered around the firm as a result of your speech and the topic you covered.”
MD of Goldman Sachs

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