With over 15 years experience, Alishia Seckam is a skilled financial journalist, broadcast anchor, moderator, MC and media trainer.
Having been the face of BusinessDay TV’s flagship markets and business news shows, she’s been in regular conversation with industry leaders, CEOs and political figures; and at the forefront of the biggest economic, business and investment news stories.
While being in front of the camera is her forte, she brings both her knowledge and conversational skill to all events she hosts with authority. Alishia has been the MC and moderated discussions at live conferences, events and webinars for various companies including Discovery, Sanlam, Momentum Metropolitan, Deloitte and Standard Bank.
Alishia has anchored for BusinessDay TV & CNBC Africa; presented the Africa news report for Sky News and interned at CNN International. Some of her career highlights include facilitating discussions at the annual World Economic Forum in Davos and at the World Economic Forum in Africa.
Amidst her regular interactions with SA’s C-suite, she’s interviewed Rwanda’s president Paul Kagame, American banker and former Goldman Sachs chairman and CEO Lloyd Blankfein, former central bank governor of Nigeria Lamido Sanusi, Virgin’s Richard Branson, Minister Pravin Gordhan and Trevor Noah.