Anchor, Bloomberg North | Munk Debates Moderator
Rudyard Griffiths never shies away from discussing the big issue of the day. The anchor of Bloomberg North on Bloomberg TV Canada, and the organizer and moderator of the semi-annual Munk Debates, the world’s preeminent public debating forum, Griffiths is a highly sought after commentator on global economics, geopolitics, and corporate decision making. He is also an expert at moderating Q&A format presentations, one-on-one interviews, and panels with business leaders and executives.
In 2015, Griffiths moderated the first ever Canadian federal election debate dedicated to foreign policy issues. Before joining Bloomberg TV Canada, he was a regular business commentator and co-host on CBC’s The Exchange, and prior to that, he co-hosted BNN’s top-rated show Squeeze Play and National Affairs on CTV. He is the author of the 2009 Globe and Mail Book of the Year, Who We Are: A Citizen’s Manifesto and has edited over a dozen books on international affairs, politics and history.
In 2006, Griffiths was recognized by The Globe and Mail as one of “Canada’s Top 40 Under 40”. He studied history and political science at Trinity College, University of Toronto, and completed a master’s degree in political theory at Cambridge University.