About John Yearwood
Award-winning journalist who has interviewed some of the most prominent global leaders of our time. They include:
Executive Chairman, International Press Institute
Former World Editor, Miami Herald
Former International Editor, Star-Telegram
Master of Ceremony
CONFERENCE SPEAKER & MODERATOR
Sponsored by the German Marshall Fund and the OCP Foundation of Morocco aimed at building a bridge between leaders and people of the North and South Atlantic. John has moderated more than a half-dozen of these conferences, including opening plenaries.
International Economic Forum of the Americas
IEFA promotes understanding of major global economic challenges. John has moderated at more than a dozen of these events in Montreal, Toronto, Palm Beach and Miami. He also has facilitated the President's and Chairman's dinners.
Over the past decade, John has moderated or been a speaker at more than a dozen United Nations meetings at U.N. headquarters in New York and around the world. They include UNAIDS meetings in Dakar, Senegal and UNDP meetings in Johannesburg, South Africa.
African Export/Import Bank Annual Meeting
The bank, based in Cairo, invited John to moderate two sessions at its 2016 Annual Meeting in Seychelles. The popular sessions were a conversation with former Nigerian President Olusegun Obasanjo and another with billionaire Wale Tinubu.