Rishaad Salamat is an anchor for Bloomberg Television. Based in Hong Kong, Rishaad hosts On The Move Asia presenting comprehensive coverage and deeper insight into the day’s business issues as Asian markets begin trading.
As one of the longest-serving hosts on Bloomberg Television, Rishaad has interviewed global news makers ranging from heads of states to game changing entrepreneurs. His long list of interviewees includes Gordon Brown as U.K. Prime Minister, World Bank President Jim Yong Kim and former Thailand Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra. Joseph Stiglitz and Mohammed Younus are among the Nobel Laureates he’s talked with. Recent guests include Uber CEO Travis Kalanick and Japanese tennis sensation Kei Nishikori. Rishaad notably conducted the last television interview with former Barclays CEO Bob Diamond.
An avid journalist and expert in aviation, Rishaad has interviewed many of the Asia Pacific, Europe and the Middle East industry leaders. He also hosted multiple Bloomberg Television special series including Future of Energy, Titans at the Table Asia and Voyagers.
Rishaad joined Bloomberg Television’s London bureau in 1997.