Sharanjit Leyl

Producer & Presenter For BBC World News

Leyl began her broadcasting career at the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation in 1997. While there she reported for the award-winning show, The Pacific Rim Report. In 1999 she moved to Singapore where she had a similar role at the financial news service provider Bridge Information Systems.

She joined Bloomberg Television in March 2000 and moved to its headquarters in Tokyo. There she presented its main three-hour newscast, On The Money Asia, reporting on breaking financial stories as well as major news events such as the US-led invasion of Iraq in March 2003. Leyl played an integral role in editing and influencing the content of Bloomberg’s Asian programming.

Leyl joined BBC World News as a producer and reporter in September 2003 and has since reported and presented from places as far afield as Pakistan, Tokyo and London. She has also presented World News Today during spells in London. Her other interviews have included the Chairman of Starbucks, Howard Schultz; Microsoft founder Bill Gates; the Prime Minister of Pakistan; former leaders of Singapore and Malaysia; and heads of the World Bank.

To book Sharanjit Leyl to make a personal appearance at your corporate event, function or conference, simply contact the Champions Speakers agency by emailing or by calling a booking agent directly on 0207 1010 553.

When at corporate events, Sharanjit is known to cover the following topics:

  • British Journalism
  • Broadcasting & Presenting
  • Current Affairs
  • British Politics
  • People Of Influence
  • Television & Media