About: Bruce Whitfield
As a presenter, speaker and author, Bruce Whitfield interprets the noise at the murky intersection where business, politics and society collide. He has the extraordinary ability to bring clarity and transform the way we see the world. This fresh perspective shines a light on how we can fix the future. Today.
Bruce is an award-winning journalist whose daily Money Show each weeknight on 702 and Cape Talk is compulsory listening for anyone who wants to better understand the world of money and business amidst the noise and clutter of a confusing world. He has hosted numerous TV programs, is a Contributing Editor to the Financial Mail and is a foreign correspondent to multiple international news providers.
His latest project, Genius: How to Take Smart Ideas Global, examines what it takes to thrive in an increasingly complex, fast-paced, divisive global environment. These are lessons for anyone looking to succeed anywhere against the odds.
Bruce Whitfield bestselling, first book, “The Upside of Down”, focuses on how chaos and uncertainty breed opportunity. Using examples, backed up with the facts, and his signature brand of optimistic realism, he shows how current times are not the most challenging in history but actually a time of incredible opportunity.
Bruce is a well-known broadcaster, best-selling author and sought-after business speaker. He has shared stages and digital platforms with the likes of Bill & Hillary Clinton, Nouriel Roubini Charlize Theron, Lord Mervyn King and hundreds of business and political luminaries and personalities. He is as comfortable on a stage as he is on camera or behind the microphone. He is as comfortable on a stage as he is on camera or behind the microphone. He is insatiably curious and constantly builds his understanding of the world in a way that helps him help audiences make sense of it too.
As a journalist, broadcaster and host of a daily radio show, Bruce Whitfield has an unparalleled ability to bring insights into the issues being discussed, while masterly co-ordinating opinions across a panel discussion or any event with multiple voices.
He elicits the important questions and handles difficult conversations (and people) with aplomb. His entertaining style turns even tough or technical topics into memorable discussions.
MASTER OF CEREMONIES
Bruce Whitfield stage presence, authority and ability to entertain make him an ideal programme director.
He has managed stages with global speakers and thought leaders and brings credibility and gravitas to any event that he hosts.