Geoff Cutmore is an internationally recognised face of Business and Finance news. He Anchored CNBC’s flagship daily Squawkbox programme in Asia and Europe for nearly 30 years.
He has a calm, but persistent interviewing style which once caused Russia’s President Putin to describe him as a ’scary man’ on the key panel at the St Petersburg International Forum. He has moderated at this event for a number of years and while working in Russia conducted a world first & exclusive conversation with oligarch and English football club owner, Alisha Usmanov.
Geoff has moderated the prestigious Global Economic Outlook panel, and others, whilst anchoring at the WEF forum in Davos for more than 20 years. He also regularly chaired panels at other WEF events in China and Turkey.
He last moderated 2 WEF panels in May ’23 at the Geneva Jobs Summit. The two panels were: 1. Global Economic Outlook: What Next for Globalisation? 2. Bounce Back Better: Boosting Risk Foresight and Resilience.
He has an abiding interest in Asia after working in Hong Kong for nearly a decade. Annually attending the Boao Forum in Hainan Island and the China Development Forum in Beijing. As well as hosting CNBC’s East Tech West Forum in Guangzhou.
He also fronted CNBC’s Questions for the Future series for many years – a show sponsored by Shell and with a live audience debate on the energy transition hosted from destinations all around the world. And hosted and presented at the COP15 in Denmark.
Geoff regularly anchored and moderated at the annual IMF/World Bank Autumn meeting in Washington DC. He hosted fireside interviews with the Head of the IMF and World Bank.
He has interviewed every President of the European Central Bank, the last 3 Governors of the Bank of England, US Treasury Secretaries, Russian Prime Ministers, Chancellors, and many Finance Ministers in Europe.
He regularly interviewed the CEOs & CFOs of the world’s blue chip companies, and the CIOs/strategists/asset allocators of the world’s biggest banks/insurance companies/fund managers.
Where fame meets money – interviewed Ronaldo, Luis Figo, Ernie Els, Daryl Hannah etc
Reported from and filmed in most European cities, also, Tokyo, Shanghai, Beijing, Dalian, Tianjin, Guangzhou, Hainan, Bangkok, Seoul, Jakarta, Kuala Lumpur, Saigon & Hanoi, Singapore, Hong Kong, Lima, New York Stock Exchange, Washington DC, Delhi, Mumbai, Perth, Greenland, Sakhalin, Iceland, Doha, Dubai, and Bahrain.
Geoff has also moderated and spoken at events for: Lombard Odier, Erste Bank, UBS, Credit Suisse, Threadneedle, Henderson Global Investors, City of London Corporation, FSN Capital Partners, YPO Global Leadership Summit, The Atlantic Council, Institute of International Finance, GE Wind Energy, among many others.
Geoff has made regular appearances on MSNBC in the US to explain European business stories to a wider audience. He has also appeared on Sky News.
He wrote New Market Mavericks (2004) to positive reviews. And has written for Investors Chronicle, The Nation, Money Market & Motorcycle News.