Emcee & Moderator of the conference and summit

Karen Koh is a broadcast media professional and familiar face and voice to viewers and listeners in Asia. Her background is in television news and current affairs, and she has anchored and reported for international media organisations including BBC World, CNBC Asia, CNN International, Thomson Reuters and WSJ Digital.

She produces and hosts a radio show on gender, sexuality and social issues called “The Agender Café” on RTHK Radio 3 and is also a regular co-host on RTHK Radio 3’s flagship current affairs show “Backchat”.

Karen also serves on the Board of Directors of EngenderHealth, a Washington D.C.-based NGO in the field of global sexual and reproductive health and rights.

Karen frequently moderates and MC’s corporate and charity events, including the Asian Financial Forum 2015-2020, the HK Private Wealth Management Summit 2017-19, the SCMP/DHL Hong Kong Business Awards 2012-2017, the Asian Logistics and Maritime Conference 2015-2019, RTHK/SCMP’s Operation Santa Claus opening and closing ceremonies, and the Melon 2019 Science Fiction conference. She has also moderated private events for clients such as Dunhill, Franklin Templeton Investments, and KPMG.

Karen also conducts media and presentation skills training for corporate and public sector clients in multiple sectors ranging from financial services, luxury goods and hotels to print media and education.

Karen has lived in Australia, Singapore, London and Hong Kong and is married with three sons. In addition to media work, she is also a certified yoga and standup paddle instructor, and spends her summers teaching SUP yoga.