Squawk Box Asia

Nancy Hungerford

Anchor/Correspondent, CNBC

Based in Singapore, Nancy Hungerford is the co-anchor of CNBC's flagship morning program Squawk Box Asia. Squawk Box sets the news agenda in the region every day, bringing viewers news and views from the top CEOs, asset managers and newsmakers as Asian markets open for trade.

Since relocating to Singapore from CNBC's EMEA headquarters in London in July 2017, Nancy has co-anchored CNBC's Capital Connection as well as covered some of the biggest business and political events in Asia Pacific, from the North Korean Crisis to US-China trade relations.

In addition, Nancy leads the network's coverage of the Singapore Summit, the Barclays Asia Forum, the APEC Summit and the UBS Greater China Conference in Shanghai. Since joining CNBC's Asia operations, Nancy has also interviewed Qatari Minister of Foreign Affairs Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al T ; Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak on stage at the APEC meeting in Danang; former UN Secretary General Ban Ki Moon at the height of the North Korean crisis in Shanghai and the CEO of Southeast Asia ride hailing and tech giant, Grab, after acquiring Uber's business in the region.

Prior to her current role, Nancy was a General Assignment reporter in London where she reported regularly on the EU referendum and the French election. She spoke to Heads of State, Finance Ministers and Foreign Ministers during regular meetings in Brussels. She also covered French corporates, interviewing CAC 40 chief executives each earnings season.

Raised in Detroit, Nancy is a car enthusiast and began her on-air career at the Geneva Motor Show. She spearheaded coverage of the Volkswagen diesel scandal and conducted one of the first interviews with CEO Matthias Müller in his new role. She has interviewed the heads of all the major automakers including GM CEO Mary Barra, Fiat Chrysler CEO Sergio Marchionne, and Daimler CEO Dieter Zetsche.

Nancy also covered flagship tech conferences in Europe, interviewing global leaders in the industry including Former CISCO CEO John Chambers, AOL CEO Tim Armstrong and Sequoia Capital's Michael Moritz.

Nancy joined CNBC Europe in 2012 as a producer. She has reported on global financial markets for a decade, previously working for News Corporation in London and the Fox Business Network in New York City. Nancy received a Masters Degree in European Political Economy from the London School of Economics and a B.A. in Foreign Affairs and History from the University of Virginia.

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