Dharshini David


BBC Chief Economics Correspondent

Dharshini David, an esteemed economist, broadcaster, and author, is a highly sought-after speaker on topics such as global finance, economics, and business trends. Her ability to engage and educate audiences with her unique insights has made her a popular choice for conferences and events worldwide.

Currently, Dharshini serves as an Economics Correspondent for the BBC, where she reports on global economic events and analyses their impact on businesses and the public. Before joining the BBC, she held prominent roles as a business presenter for Sky News (2012-17) and a financial market analyst at HSBC (2001-06).

Dharshini’s expertise in economics is showcased in her published works. She is the author of “The Almighty Dollar: Follow the Incredible Journey of a Single Dollar to See How the Global Economy Really Works,” a book that breaks down complex economic concepts into accessible and engaging narratives.

Throughout her career, Dharshini has written for numerous publications, including The Times, The Guardian, and The Financial Times. Additionally, she has been featured in various media outlets such as BBC News, Sky News, and CNBC, where she provides expert commentary on pressing economic issues.

Dharshini has received multiple accolades for her work, including nominations for the prestigious Wincott Award for Business Journalism. Her commitment to improving financial literacy extends beyond her professional life, as she also volunteers for charities focused on financial education and mentors young journalists.

Dharshini holds a degree in Economics from the London School of Economics (LSE) and a Master’s degree in Development Economics from the University of Cambridge. Her extensive speaking credentials include delivering keynote addresses at conferences, participating in panel discussions, and engaging with audiences at various corporate and non-profit events.