This is a newly created role and will boost BBC’s coverage of trade. Dharshini will provide a global perspective for international and domestic audiences, contributing to BBC News output across television, radio and online.
She is familiar to BBC News audiences, presenting business news for Radio 4’s ‘Today’ programme and covering economics for all outlets. She has interviewed many key global figures – from Prime Ministers to central bank governors and FTSE 100 CEOs.
BBC Newsgathering head Jonathan Munro said, “Dharshini has best credentials for this job which we’ve created to provide a global perspective on trade for our international and domestic audiences.”