Hi, I’m Ikenna - a Nigerian British broadcaster living in
The Netherlands. I create, present, write, act in and
sometimes produce, tv programmes and online talk shows. Welcome to my site. To read my full bio please click here.
July 2022 - On behalf of the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the International Criminal Court and the EU Commission, I hosted the Ukraine Accountability Conference.
June 2022 - Hosting What Design Can Do (Live), Amsterdam's favourite festival on the impact of design with Saskia van Stein was a lot of fun.
June 2022 - For the second year running I was the happy host of the Effectory World Class Workplace Award show, this time live!
May 2022 - I hosted the Tony's Chocolonely Quarterly Meeting Party, an event designed to update and celebrate Tony's staff across the world.
April 2022 - I was the lucky host of the Movies that Matter Award night and the Q&A session for the film Along the Way.
April 2022 - I interviewed New York Times bestselling author and ex Netflix COO Patty McCord, for GoodHabitz.
April 2022 - For FMO and Solarplaza, I hosted The Future of Energy congress in the Beurs van Berlage, Amsterdam.
April 2022 - Voiceover work for the new Dutch Royalty Today tour at Paleis Het Loo in the Netherlands.
March 2022 - I moderated 3 high level panels at the European Humanitarian Forum in Brussels.
January 2022 - My first event of the year was moderating a launch event for the Our Planet Our Future foundation.
November 2021 - For the Danish Ministry of Foreign Affairs, I moderated the Tech for Democracy summit in Copenhagen.
November 2021 - For the Dutch Ministry of Finance I moderated the Export Finance for Future Summit.
November 2021 - I was in Glasgow for COP 26, moderating sessions for Climate KIC - the EU's main climate innovation initiative.
November 2021 - Hosting Amsterdam International Water Week 2021 Integrated Leaders Forum.
October 2021 - Moderating 'African Artist Center Stage: How we made it' - as part of a collaboration between ZAM Magazine, Afrovibes and De Balie.
Moderating 3 sessions at the 76th United Nations General Assembly, for the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs, on Gender Equality and SRHR, Climate Adaptation and Circularity.
June, 2021 - Moderating The Grand Bargain, a 3 day summit about how to close the humanitarian financing gap, for the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
June, 2021 - Hosting the ZAM Magazine Kleptocracy Project, an investigative journalism series launched in collaboration with Pakhuis de Zwijger in Amsterdam.
May, 2021 - Moderating An Evening with Rutger Bregman, renowned Dutch historian, journalist and New York Times best selling author, for The School of Life.
May, 2021 - Hosting the Deloitte Future of Food Global Summit and moderating discussions with everyone from CEOs and captains of industry to celebrity chefs.
May, 2021 - Hosting the Effectory World Class Workplace award ceremony.
April, 2021 - Hosting WCEF+Climate, a 2 day high-level summit for the World Circular Economy Forum and Dutch Ministry of Infrastructure and Water Management.
November, 2020 - Hosting the 2 day virtual conference, Youth at Heart for the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
November, 2019 - Speaker at the Tony Chocolonely Fair.
October, 2020 - Giving a keynote speech entitled Dominance and Racism: Guardians of the Post-Racist Galaxy, to students at the University of Gent, Belgium.
August, 2019 - Hosting the two day NEXT Conference about digital technology in Hamburg Germany.
January 2021 - Hosting CAS TV, a 2 day series of talks at the Climate Adaptation Summit, for the Dutch Ministry of Infrastructure and Water Management.
November, 2020 - Accepting role of Chairman of the Board of the Correspondent Foundation, a platform dedicated to driving social progress through journalism.
October, 2020 - Co-creating, co-directing, voicing and featuring in the VPRO Tegenlicht programme: The Post Racist Planet.
June, 2019 - Being interviewed in the Eva Jinek show about my travel series Planet Nigeria, airing on NPO1, broadcast by BNNVARA and produced by De Haaien.
June, 2019 - Presenting and co-creating Planet Nigeria, a 6 part travel series for Dutch television broadcaster BNNVARA.
June, 2019 - Moderating Dialogues with William Kentridge and Walid Raad for the Stedelijk Museum in cooperation with Holland Festival.
The name says it all, the Impact Festival is a coming together of likeminded, driven people, passionate about making the world a better place. And I'll have the pleasure of hosting it.
The NEXT Tech Conference in Hamburg have kindly asked me back as their host in September. Can't wait.
I'm hosting the Amsterdam Business Forum event in AFAS Live this September. Speakers include Usain Bolt, Yuval Harari, Boyan Slat, Amy Edmondson, Jimmy Nelson and many more.
To celebrate a big anniversary the Climate Neutral Group are hosting an International summit and have invited me to host.
It’ll be my honour to host the 40th Anniversary of the Roosevelt Foundation’s Four Freedoms Award.
The Dutch Ministry of Health, Welfare and Sport has invited me to host their high level conference on dementia.
I can’t wait for this one - the opportunity to interview author Kübra Gümüsay and philosopher Anya Topolski, at the Brainwash Festival in Amsterdam!