Prominent Financial and Business Journalist
Amber Kanwar is an expert when it comes to financial markets and disruptive technologies. As the former host of BNN’s The Open, their flagship morning show, Business Day AM, and co-host of The Disruptors, Kanwar has interviewed everyone from CEOs of major companies, to startup technology entrepreneurs, fund managers, politicians, and thought leaders. A natural in front of an audience, Kanwar is equally at home as an event host, guest interviewer, panel moderator, or keynote speaker.
At BNN, Kanwar specialized in equity markets. She constantly looked for stocks that were flying under the radar and emerging trends, and would curate her research to make it accessible to her audience. Known as a leader in breaking news and for her in-depth financial reporting, Kanwar has previously reported on Canada’s booming online gaming sector, the pipeline controversy, and was one of the most plugged in reporters on the turnaround effort at BlackBerry.
Kanwar holds a Bachelor of Arts in management and organizational studies from the University of Western Ontario, and a Masters in Journalism from Ryerson University.