Kirsty Lang is a highly experienced interviewer, presenter and moderator with 30-years in journalism, both as a foreign correspondent and a TV news anchor for BBC World and Channel 4 News. She has written for The Financial Times, The Mail on Sunday, The Guardian, The Sunday Times and The Radio Times. Kirsty has been a visiting professor at the University of Columbia, New York in the School of International and Public Affairs. Next year she will be teaching a course in public diplomacy and soft power at UCL, University of London.

What distinguishes Kirsty from many other journalists is her wide range of interests which range from Foreign Policy to theatre and film. She is on the board of the British Council promoting British education and culture overseas, Chair of the Baltic Centre for Contemporary Art in Newcastle/Gateshead and continues to present BBC Radio 4’s Front Row. Kirsty has moderated conferences and panels all over the UK and internationally on topics ranging from Brexit to health, education and the arts.