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Presenter of SBS World News and Small Business Secrets.

Diversity and financial literacy matters.

Ricardo Gonçalves is an experienced presenter and journalist.

He currently fronts SBS World News, is SBS Finance Editor, hosts Small Business Secrets, and the daily SBS On The Money LIVESTREAM and podcast series. He’s also appeared on ABC News Breakfast as a panellist, presented Insight and Have You Been Paying Attention?, and has had an audience of more than 250 million global viewers as Australia's Spokesperson for the 2018 Eurovision Song Contest.

He has covered news globally, anchoring live from the 2019 Christchurch terror attack and has filed stories from the Middle-East, LA and New York's Ground Zero.

Current Work

He is an Australia Day Ambassador, works with the Prostate Cancer Foundation of Australia and has volunteered his time assisting with migrant, diversity and LGBTI causes.

He’s also an accomplished and in-demand MC, corporate speaker, conference and online facilitator fronting major events like the Australia Day Address, Telstra Business Awards, Australian Securitisation Forum, NSW Premier’s Multicultural Awards, VIVID Sydney discussion series and Pitch@Palace just to name a few.

Previous Experience

Media & Television He's interviewed many of Australia's top CEOs, financial analysts and economists, and notes interviews with Virgin's Sir Richard Branson, Portuguese President Anibal Cavaco Silva and Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull as most memorable.He started his TV career as a regional news reporter (as Richard Goncalves) for WIN News Wollongong in 1998 and appeared on consumer affairs program Today Tonight.

His first metro role was as a video business journalist and producer for finance journalist David Koch in 2001, where he provided content for Sky News, Seven News, Sunrise and 2GB.In 2004 he moved to Melbourne to work as a video business journalist for Sky News and weekend reporter for National Nine News.He returned to Sydney in 2007 to produce and anchor live rolling and breaking news on Sky News Business where his team won an ASTRA award for Best News Coverage for the Global Financial Crisis.

Education:He holds a B Commerce (Economics/Marketing) from the University of Wollongong.

I had the pleasure of working with Ricardo recently in his capacity as MC. Ricardo is professional, charismatic and warm. I strongly recommend Ricardo to anyone looking for an MC that is not only engaging with the audience, but is knowledgeable and has a full understanding of what the MC role entails. ThinkTank Media
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