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Nina dos Santos

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Nina dos Santos

Business anchor and reporter based in CNN's London Bureau

Nina dos Santos is a business anchor and reporter based in CNN's London bureau. Nina has anchored a number of major news events for CNN, from the London Olympic Games and the Royal Wedding to the UK Election in 2015 and Britain's recent vote to leave the EU. She is also a key part of CNN's coverage of the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, each year.

Upon joining CNN, Nina obtained a series of global exclusives on the International Monetary Fund following the arrest of Dominique Strauss-Kahn in New York. She was the first journalist to get a copy of the former managing director's leaving letter, written in jail, and highlighted debate among female IMF staff about whether it was time for a woman at the helm.

In the aftermath of the attacks in Paris and Brussels, Nina obtained exclusive footage of the terrorists partying just months before they went on to kill, interviewing two friends of six of the suspects in Brussels notorious Molenbeek suburb. 

Nina began her career in print news with internships at the Financial Times Group and Dow Jones & Co before moving into broadcast news as a presenter with Bloomberg Television, later with Sky News and NBC News.

An experienced moderator, Nina has chaired panels at the meetings of the World Economic Forum and the German Marshall Fund of the United States. She has also hosted events at the European Parliament in Brussels, at London's Chatham House and at the Ambrosetti Forum's annual gathering in Cernobbio, Italy. 

Nina holds a BSc in Biological Sciences from Imperial College London and a Masters degree in Economics. Half English, half Dutch, Nina also speaks fluent French and Italian, as well as Spanish, Portuguese and German. Before returning to London in 2005, Nina lived and worked in Italy for a number of years. She has also spent time in France and Spain.

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