Anne-Marie Dias Borges is a Franco-Cape-Verdean journalist who is fluent in French, English, Portuguese
and Spanish and has worked extensively in TV and radio over the past 18 years. She currently works as
Senior Journalist for BBC Business in London.
Her experience in front, but also behind the camera, has enabled her to develop charisma and a keen sense of impartiality which she has been able to showcase during the numerous international conferences and high-level panels she has hosted over the years. Among which are the World Bank's Annual Meetings in NYC, the World Bank's "WE-FI Summit" in Abidjan and "The Francophonie Economic Forum" in Paris.
Driven by an eagerness to connect to a wide range of audiences, Anne-Marie began her career in 2002 at BBC Afrique radio. During her 10 years at this network, she was voted "most popular presenter" on numerous occasions. In Paris, she worked as Chief Information Officer and TV Anchor for Africa24 TV - "The African CNN"! There, she hosted a weekly political TV debate called "Polititia". The show was watched by millions of viewers each week and as a result, Anne-Marie became a household name in various francophone countries.
When she is not on air, she likes to contribute to non-governmental and charitable activities, notably in Cabo-Verde where she has organized two successful anti-drugs campaigns, in partnership with the United Nations. She currently resides in London and has two children.