Kimberley Leonard

Chairman of the Conference Day

Kimberley Leonard is a proven news anchor, reporter and producer with more than fifteen years of international experience driving the news agenda and working to demanding deadlines in high-pressure situations.

Based in London, Kimberley is the anchor of World News on Sky News. She is experienced in rolling international news with excellent news judgement and on-screen presence and is an adept interviewer, able to engage politicians, experts, analysts and celebrities alike.

Prior to working and living in the UK, Kimberley spent nearly a decade living in the UAE. Originally from Nairobi in Kenya, Kimberley has an in-depth knowledge and keen understanding of Europe, Africa and the Middle East.

Kimberley has moderated numerous conferences, most recently the UN Habitat annual meeting in Kuala Lumpur and The Africa Hotel Investment Forum in Nairobi. Her moderation work has been varied and includes conferences on aviation, ecology and insurance.