Afua Hagan

News Anchor & commentator appearing on Channel 5, Sky, CNN & the BBC

How to hire Afua Hagan

Contact the Champions Speakers Agency to provisionally enquire about hiring Afua Hagan for your next event, today. To get in touch, simply call an official booking agent on 0207 1010 553 or email us at [email protected] for more information.

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When booked for corporate events, Afua's official topics are: 

  • Diversity
  • My personal journey
  • On race, ethnicity and culture
  • Inclusivity in the workplace
  • On effective communication to bring about real change
  • Unconscious Bias
  • Black Lives Matter
  • Gender Bias
  • Sustainability
  • The Environment
  • Climate Change
  • Inspirational
  • Adversity
  • Resilience
  • Confidence
  • Self-Belief
  • Personal Development
  • COVID-19 challenges
  • Music
  • Entertainment
  • Health and Beauty


Official Feedback from In-Person & Virtual Events

"Please can you pass on our thanks to Afua for such an inspirational and educational talk yesterday. I personally haven't stopped thinking about it and have had such good feedback from everyone that was on the call. Many thanks to you too for coordinating it all." - Emily, Financial Controller, Karcher

"I just wanted to drop a quick note to say how fabulous Afua was. She really brought a fresh perspective, energy and positivity to the session." - Harprit, NHS England

"Afua, it was brilliant to hear your stories and experiences and to learn and understand more about Black History. Thank you again. Your talk helped to open minds." - Rachel, Head of Internal Comms, IQ Student Accommodation

"Afua’s stories and experiences come from the heart and really hit home - how we all have a responsibility around racial equality as everyone deserves to be who they are." - Caroline, Director of HR, B&Q

"Very insightful and thought-provoking! Eye-opening, enlightening talk - thank you." - CMR Surgical

"Afua’s talk was great. The audience really appreciated her openness to share her experiences and we had some excellent questions. Afua answered them brilliantly. Overall, it was a very successful event." - Agatha, WildBrain

"Afua is a passionate and energetic journalist who works tirelessly to give a voice to those who would otherwise not be heard. Her dedication to the cause of fair and impartial reporting is exemplary. Her burning desire for inequality and social injustice to be highlighted across the spectrum is extraordinary. And she has succeeded in getting all those issues heard on a wide range of platforms with her intelligent, well-informed and brilliantly articulated contributions. A wonderful colleague and an inspiration to us all"- Tom, Programme Editor at ARISE News

"It’s rare that you come across such a standout talent as Afua. She often contributes to topics on shows across talkRADIO and has a reputation for being reliable, outspoken and a brilliant broadcaster. She has a thorough, eloquent and often feisty approach which is why she is so sought after. It’s always a pleasure to have her on the station"- Holly, Producer at talkRADIO

Thank you for the inspiring talk with Inmarsat! As a first generation British Indian, I was able to draw parallels to the experiences and challenges you faced and was truly inspired to hear how you overcome and face them. - Fiona 

We were extremely happy with Afua and the presentation she gave. The flow of the presentation was great and weaving in BHM history was also very informative. - Pauline, Syngenta

Afua, thank you so much again for taking the time to do the talk today. It was super useful for me in HR but also the whole team has been singing your praises on how great and insightful it was. - Stint

"We’ve received such great feedback and really appreciate Afua taking the time. I liked how she made the session educational, starting with the background to BHM, what it means, recommending useful resources but also talking about her personal experiences and story." - Jessica, Assistant VP Human Resources, Blackstone

Feedback from virtual events and webinars

During the Covid-19 pandemic and the temporary halt of in-person events, Afua was booked as the exciting guest speaker for a range of virtual events and webinars. Read her latest feedback from virtual events below.

"We would be grateful if you could pass on our thanks to Afua. She was great and perfect to kick off our DIB journey! ... here's some of the feedback we had directly after the session: 'Very insightful and thought-provoking! Thank you!', 'Enlightening talk thank you', 'Great event, thank you', 'Thank you! Really insightful and impactful!', 'Thanks really interesting', 'Eye opening', 'Thanks, it was a great speech and life story' and 'Very engaging and interesting speaker. Thanks for organising'. Thanks again" - Becs, Head of Talent, CMR Surgical

"It went really well, Afua covered a lot of things articulately without feeling rushed and the feedback looks great. Thanks for all your help arranging it... I'll hopefully be in touch at some point in the future and will also recommend you to others looking to host events or arrange speakers" - Mus, Risk Assurance Manager, Compare the Market