News Presenter & Conference facilitator and host
Lucy Hockings is a presenter on BBC World News anchors its daily flagship programme GMT and is a respected conference facilitator, host, and moderator.
Lucy has covered many of the major news events of the past decade – from the Asian tsunami in 2004 to the 2014 Gaza conflict and the Ebola crisis.
Over the years Lucy has interviewed numerous high-profile figures, from Presidents and Prime Ministers to film stars and decision makers. She has anchored major European events on location, bringing live and breaking news from the very heart of the story.
In March 2010, Lucy Hockings was selected as a Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum.
Before working at the BBC, Lucy was a reporter in her native New Zealand working for TVNZ. She has a degree in journalism from Auckland University.
Lucy regularly represents the BBC at international conferences working with organisations such as the United Nations, Chatham House and the EBRD and is an experienced moderator. With years of experience in the corporate field, Lucy also regularly hosts awards ceremonies and chairs conferences and events for private clients around the world..