Afua Hagan

News Anchor and commentator appearing on Channel 5, Sky, CNN and the BBC. Leading voice on diversity honoured in the Black Women in Business Awards

How to hire Afua Hagan

Contact the Champions Speakers agency to provisionally enquire about Afua Hagan for your event today. Simply call a 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
  • 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

Afua is regularly booked to engage audiences at events, read her latest feedback below.

"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 Fredericks, 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 Keogh, Producer at talkRADIO

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