Mandy Drury has had a 20-year career at the pinnacle of global business in New York, Tokyo, Singapore and currently back in Australia. She has worked extensively with leading television networks CNBC, Bloomberg TV, NBC, MSNBC and Australia's Channel 7. With CNBC, she has hosted numerous shows such as Squawk Box, Street Signs, Power Lunch and Power Pitch, the popular series on start-ups.
Mandy has interviewed political and business heavyweights such as Rupert Murdoch, President Donald Trump, US Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross, Mitt Romney, John McCain, and Jamie Dimon as well as Australian politicians such as Paul Keating, John Hewson, Wayne Swan and Joe Hockey.
Mandy has worked extensively in the Asia-Pacific arena, conversing with Prime Ministers, CEOs, central bankers and finance ministers. On a lighter note, she has also interviewed personalities from the celebrity world, such as Kylie Minogue, Curtis Stone, Mike Tyson, the "Sharks" from Shark Tank in the US, rock band Matchbox Twenty and Robert Van Winkle, aka "Vanilla Ice".
In addition, Mandy is a sought-after speaker and moderator. She has moderated conferences for organisations such as Charles Schwab, TD Ameritrade, Commonwealth Bank of Australia, Credit Suisse, the Finance and Treasury Association, Standard Chartered Bank and LinkedIn, as well as for non-profits such as the United Nations on topics ranging from women's issues, microfinance and climate change. She is also a seasoned MC for events such as the Advance Global Australian Awards, Platts Global Energy Awards, and the Gerald Loeb Award for Distinguished Business and Financial Journalism.
She also enjoys being able to contribute her time for charity, having volunteered to MC fundraising events for pet rescue shelters, cancer prevention, autism and local schools. She is also involved with emceeing fundraisers and conferences for Rotary, with whom she has had a relationship her whole adult life since being a Rotary Exchange Student to Belgium in 1991. She is a sponsor of CanTeen, an Australian organisation to support young people living with cancer, and is a donor to programs at both the Opera House and The Australian Chamber Orchestra to help make music and the Arts more accessible to all walks of life.
Mandy is a Melbourne girl but currently lives in Sydney with her husband and 2 children