Henry Bonsu is a leading British Ghanaian broadcaster and commentator. A Modern Languages graduate of Magdalen College, Oxford, he has worked on some of Britain's biggest current affairs shows, including BBC Radio 4's Today programme. Henry has also presented shows on satellite TV channels including Vox Africa, BET International and Press TV - and been an analyst on BBC News, Sky News, Al Jazeera and Arise News. He covers international politics and popular culture, health and education. Henry started as a print journalist writing on politics and culture for UK newspapers like The Voice, The Times, Express, Guardian, Mail on Sunday and the London Evening Standard.
He is now an international moderator and Master of Ceremonies, specialising in global economic development and the Sustainable Development Goals. Celebrated for his dynamic and engaging style, in recent years he has hosted UN summits at the General Assembly in New York, Addis Ababa, Mexico City, Macau, Seoul and at COPs 21 and 23 in Paris and Bonn. Henry has also anchored major replenishments for the Global Fund in Montreal (2016) and the Global Partnership for Education in Brussels (2014) and Dakar (2018).
As well as cultural and development events, Henry hosts major business gatherings like the African Banker Awards, held annually in partnership with the African Development Bank Meetings, travelling in recent years to Ahmedabad, Lusaka, Abidjan, Kigali, and Marrakech. Henry's corporate clients include Maersk, KPMG, Amaris and Cartier International for whom he has chaired conferences and ceremonies on key issues ranging from diversity to sustainability. He has been active in London's Ghanaian community presenting at major gatherings over the years, from the GUBA Awards to Ghana Black Stars Network and the Ghana Professional Achievement Awards.
Current position: Broadcaster and International Conference Moderator