Didi Akinyelure

Journalist, BBC

Didi Akinyelure is an Award-Winning Journalist. In 2016, she won the prestigious BBC World News Komla Dumor Award.  In April 2018, her freelance report for the BBC, on Female Entrepreneurship in Nigeria, was recognized in the World Bank Women Entrepreneurs Reportingcategory at the One World Media Awards.  She has extensive experience working in television, radio, text and digital for the BBC, CNBC Europe, CNBC Africa and Reuters News Agency.  She is the founder of REAP, a media production and communications strategy firm.  Didi has built an impressive career as a Moderator and Speaker hosting and moderating panel discussions at the GECF, the Africa Oil Week, the Africa CEO forum, the Future Energy conference, and London Business School, amongst other leading international summits.