Richard Quest

Anchor, Quest Means Business, CNN International

LLB (Hons), Leeds University. Called to the Bar. Formerly with the BBC as North America Business Correspondent, based on Wall Street for 12 years. Coverage of breaking news has spanned more than two decades and stories including the death of Yasser Arafat, the Lockerbie Pan Am 103 crash and the death of Michael Jackson. Currently, International Business Correspondent and Anchor of “Quest Means Business”, CNN. Guests of the show have included David Cameron; Petr Necas of the Czech Republic; Jamie Dimon of JP Morgan Chase; Robert Zoellick, the former President of the World Bank; IMF boss Christine Lagarde; EC President Jose Manuel Barroso; former IMF Chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn; DreamWorks Chief Executive Officer Jeffrey Katzenberg and former Ford Chief Executive Officer Alan Mulally. Also presents the monthly CNN Business Traveller show. Concurrently, CNNMoney's Editor-at-Large, writes global daily newsletter – “CNNMoney Presents: Quest Means Business”. Author of “The Vanishing of Flight MH370: The True Story of the Hunt for the Missing Malaysian Plane”. Recipient of numerous awards and honours, including: 2013 United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) Award for Lifetime Achievement in recognition of work as a business journalist reporting on the tourism industry.

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