MODERATOR, PRESENTER, HOST AND MEDIA TRAINER
MORE ABOUT YVONNE
With 20 years of hosting and moderating experience under her belt, Yvonne brings a certain finesse to every event and panel she is a part of. She is a natural on stage and on screen, able to engage the audience from the get-go. She is also well equipped to facilitate panel discussions on a wide variety of topics with professionalism and depth. Her specialty topics include finance, business, economy, geopolitics, energy transition, and ESG. As a seasoned host and moderator, Yvonne knows each event audience and subject-matter well and is always prepared; delivering 100% every time.
Yvonne is no stranger to the local audience in Singapore and around the region. The ex-CNA anchor was a familiar face to many as the host of the popular breakfast show, First Look Asia, and as the anchor for both the day news and business news bulletins on CNA. During her decade spent at CNA, Yvonne has interviewed several newsmakers ranging from Richard Branson, politicians, global CEOs, to entertainment headliners such as Chris Hemsworth, the Foo Fighters and the cast of Crazy Rich Asians, to name a few. She was also the host of the luxury lifestyle infotainment programme, Luxe Asia. A versatile presenter, Yvonne lights up the screen and is able to ad-lib on the spot and presents herself and the subject-matter with poise and professionalism.
Yvonne has lent her broadcast –trained voice to several documentaries and productions over the last decade. Besides voicing for the news, Yvonne is also able to switch her tones to suit different scripts and styles, ranging from corporate style videos to lifestyle programmes.
How do you conduct yourself professionally in front of a live audience or on camera? How does one look presentable and leave memorable quotes? As an experienced broadcast journalist and skilled host, Yvonne has accrued a wealth of information and useful techniques for presenting oneself effectively on camera and speaking confidently in public. She is highly sought after for her practical advice and customisable media training sessions on executive presence and presentation skills. Her C-level clients hail from banking, fintech and medicine.
A versatile news presenter and highly skilled moderator, Yvonne has two decades of experience hosting live events and moderating panel discussions. She has fronted many high profile conversations including ministerial forums discussing issues in geopolitics, the future economy, finance and sustainability. During her career at CNA, Yvonne helmed the prime time morning show, First Look Asia, and was also the channel’s business news anchor.