Prerna Suri is an award-winning former journalist, with over 15 years’ experience as a Lead News Anchor and Correspondent for the BBC, Al Jazeera English, Channel NewsAsia and Reuters. She gained global TV recognition as a foreign correspondent covering the end of the Sri Lankan civil war, the Syrian refugee crisis, the Darfur conflict, various elections and several humanitarian disasters.
As an in-studio presenter, Prerna has conducted in-depth interviews with heads of states and government, senior government and UN officials and leading policymakers and experts. Prerna is also an analyst on technology, politics, business, international diplomacy, South/South East Asia, North Asia and the Middle East. She writes for several publications in South East Asia.
Prerna gained her MSc. in Gender & Media Studies from the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE), and her BA (Hons.) in Journalism from India’s prestigious liberal arts college, Lady Shri Ram College for Women. She is currently enrolled in Harvard Business School’s Virtual Credential of Readiness programs specialising in Business Analytics, Economics and Accountancy. Prerna is a fellow at the Asian Forum on Global Governance, taking a close look at the Asian region and at the challenges facing the global community. She also serves as the Chairperson for the All Ladies League, a network of global women leaders, heading their innovation chapter in Singapore. In her spare time, Prerna enjoys yoga, meditation, writing and traveling.