Contributor Profile

Tanya Beckett

Job TitleBroadcaster

About

She has worked on a variety of programmes in both New York and London on BBWorldNews, the Newschannel, Radio 4 and BBC1 and BBC2 including Our World, Working Lunch, Today, World Business report, Newsnight and World Business Report. She also spent 3 years living in and reporting from New York.

She also works with the World Bank, Chatham House and the Foreign Office in matters relating to trade and communication.

Tanya has a degree from Oxford University in Metallurgy and Materials Science and spent 5 years as an investment banker in Frankfurt and London. She speaks fluent German and good French.

 

Conference Sessions

  • Decarbonising Travel and Tourism: Is the Industry Doing Enough?

    Wednesday11:15 - 12:156 Nov 2019
    Europe Inspiration Zone

    There is a growing awareness of the climate change crisis with school strikes and the Extinction Rebellion movement. Business as usual is no longer sensible and...

    • Language: English
  • The World Responsible Tourism Awards with Interviews by Tanya Beckett

    Wednesday12:15 - 13:006 Nov 2019
    Europe Inspiration Zone

    The highlight of World Responsible Tourism Day with the presentation of the Gold and Silver 2019 World Responsible Tourism Awards. Again this year the Awards wi...

    • Language: English
  • The Future of Aviation

    Wednesday14:30 - 15:306 Nov 2019
    Press Conference Theatre- International Media Centre

    Aviation has been described as the Achilles heel of the travel industry. There are challenges in all sectors of travel and tourism but the elephant in the room ...

    • Language: English