Simon Pusey presents The Global Sports Report on China’s Arise News and was previously the main sports anchor for China’s state broadcaster, CCTV. He has worked as the mid-Wales correspondent at the BBC and as a reporter for Channel 5, and served as one of the lead anchors on 5News when it moved to ITN.


Simon Pusey presents The Global Sports Report on international broadcaster Arise News and was previously the main sports anchor for the Chinese state broadcaster, CCTV News.

After joining the BBC working on Wales Today, Simon then reported on the mid-Wales region for the BBC’s national coverage. He then joined Channel 5 as a reporter, then a presenter of the lunchtime and evening bulletins.

Simon moved to Beijing to join CCTV as their English-language sports anchor and one of the few western broadcast journalists regularly working in the country. He then returned to the UK as he moved to Arise News, the Nigerian-owned global news broadcaster covering events in Africa, Europe and the US.

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Event - 30/04/2024 - 9:00 am

Speakers Breakfast

Understanding AI Now

Priya Lakhani and Anne-Marie Imafidon

Please join us in our JLab studio near Oxford Circus at 08:30am on Tuesday 30th April for our next speaker’s breakfast event. Following our sell-out event for IWD back in February, we will be joined by three fantastic speakers for an exploration of the uses, myths and concerns surrounding AI.


JLA, 14 Berners Street, London


Event - 06/02/2024 - 9:00 am

Speakers Breakfast

Looking Ahead to International Women’s Day

Samira Ahmed, Eniola Aluko, and Alex Mahon

We were joined by four fantastic speakers to look ahead at International Women’s Day. With the theme of this year’s event being #InspireInclusion, we were lucky enough to hear from four women who have each blazed a trail in their respective fields: CEO of Channel 4, Alex Mahon; the former Australian Prime Minister and Chair of Kings’ Global Institute of Women’s Leadership, Julia Gillard; one of the leading voices in football, Eniola Aluko MBE; and broadcaster and journalist, Samira Ahmed.


Bishopsgate Institute, 230 Bishopsgate, London, EC2M 4QH