Fatima Daoui is one of the Middle East’s most recognised business reporters, with over 15 years of experience to date.
Known for her scoops and exclusive interviews, Ms Daoui is based in the UAE and travels wherever the story takes her, from Saudi Arabia where she specialises in covering business stories, to the far reaches of the globe to moderate influential panels on global economic issues.
BUSINESS NEWS ANCHOR
After graduating in 2000 with a BA in International Business Studies and a Master’s degree in Business Management from the University of Westminster in London, Ms Daoui launched her career as an analyst at investment firm Capital Trust, where she gained insights into the world of investing. In 2005, Ms Daoui practiced as a Family Office consultant until 2008, when she joined Al Arabiya News Channel in Dubai a business anchor for the channel’s daily financial news program, Aswaq Al Arabiya. Today she continues to thrive in her prominent presence as a senior business and financial news anchor.
In addition to her day-to-day role at Al Arabiya, Ms Daoui has also covered key international events including the the World Economic Forum Agenda in Dubai as well as Istanbul where she moderated a number of debates in Arabic and English. She is a regular participant at the Davos world Economic Forum, as well as taking part in the IMF and World Bank Annual meetings. She most recently participated in the Arab Strategy Forum, held under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, where she moderated a session themed State of the Arab World Economy in 2018.