Lucy Hockings is a lead presenter on BBC World news, hosting its flagship programme GMT.  She has anchored rolling coverage for the BBC on all the major news events of the past decade - from the Asian tsunami to the 2014 Gaza conflict to the terrorist attacks in Paris.

Lucy also anchors major news events on location; from Capitol Hill in Washington to the European Parliament in Brussels bringing live and breaking news from the heart of the story.

She regularly represents the BBC at international conferences working with organisations such as the United Nations, Chatham House and the EBRD and is an experienced moderator.

She was awarded the prestigious position of Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum in recognition of her work in broadcasting with young, aspiring journalists.