People

Angie Lau

Angie Lau

Formal First Name
Angie
Dates
2/1973 - present
Location

Angie Lau is an award-winning journalist and business thought leader who advises disruptive companies in technology from the United States to Asia. Throughout her 20-plus years in broadcast journalism, she has interviewed top newsmakers, executives, and icons around the world. She is also a professional emcee, moderator, and sought-after speaker at top financial, leadership, economic, and blockchain conferences. Today, Lau continues to pave her way in business, investing, and leadership.

Professional Experience


Academic History

CURRENT APPOINTMENTS

  • Founder, Chief Executive Officer, and Editor-in-Chief of Forkast.News
  • Advisory Board Member for Journalism Media Studies Centre at the University of Hong Kong
  • Senior Media Advisor at Burson Cohn & Wolfe
  • Impact Partner at Fresco Capital


ADVISORY ENGAGEMENTS

  • Lau mentors and contributes to the professional development of journalists and communication professionals in the APAC region.
  • She advises global organizations, multinationals, startups, and executives, including Li Ka Shing Foundation, Horizons Ventures, Driver, Antler, and Lane Crawford.
  • She has media trained and helped framed strategic communications for high-level executives from Walmart, UBS, and Li Ka Shing Foundation. 


MEDIA

  • Lau is most recognized for her role as anchor of Bloomberg Television’s "First Up with Angie Lau," where she has collected over 10,000 interviews in her career, including some of the top newsmakers and business leaders worldwide. It was broadcasted globally into 350 million homes, offices, and trading floors. 
  • She has appeared as a guest on Real Vision.


SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS

  • Lau is a coveted speaker on leadership, communications, and the future of business.
  • She has given speeches and talks to groups such as Marriott International, UBS, The Women’s Foundation, Women Directorship Program HKU/ Meraki, and Pinsent Masons. 
  • She has helped navigate important conversations for organizations like PricewaterhouseCoopers, Credit Suisse, Bloomberg’s Most Influential Summit, and Asian Development Bank’s GMS Business Summit with heads of states from six ASEAN nations.  
  • She speaks at global conferences, including the Forbes Summit, Binance Blockchain Week, Paris Blockchain Week Summit, and Asia Blockchain Summit.
  • Her TED Talk “I Am Not Supposed to Be Here” is now a TED-Ed Lesson for its global audience of 6.7 million followers.


AWARDS AND RECOGNITIONS
  • Lau has been featured in Vogue Hong Kong’s May 2019 issue of "Power of Next” for her leadership in media covering blockchain for a global audience.