‘In Conversation With’ Series

Media Trust’s 'In Conversation With' series puts global media, technology visionaries and disruptors in the hot seat.

Hosted by Media Trust Trustee and BBC News Editorial Director, Kamal Ahmed, the series aims to bring important issues and hot topics in the media and creative industry to the forefront as well as get under the skin of those who are shaping the industry today.

Event highlights

Past Guests

Launched in 2018, first in the chair was artificial intelligence pioneer, co-founder and CEO of the world leading AI research company DeepMind, Demis Hassabis.

In March 2019 it was the turn of Keith Weed, Unilever’s CMCO, who was grilled on sustainability, gender stereotyping and depleting levels of public trust in the media and advertising industry.


Kamal Ahmed and Keith Weed sit side by side at a MT event

Kamal Ahmed with Keith Weed at Media Trust's 'In Conversation With' event in March.

At our most recent event in June, Kamal was joined by Liv Little, the new media mogul making moves in the mainstream. As well as being gal-dem’s Founder and editor-in-chief, Liv is one of the BBC’s 100 Women and number one BAME Future Leader of 2016/17.

Check out our event highlights above including our new ‘In Conversation With’ Podcast featuring Kamal and Liv.

Our next event

Our next ‘In Conversation With’ event will take place in Thursday 5 December, where we will welcome ITV’s Chief Executive, Dame Carolyn McCall.

Our Corporate Partners

We enjoy outstanding support from the media industry. Our partners include: