Ali Aslan

TV Presenter, Talk show Host, Event Moderator, Speaker and Journalist.

Ali Aslan

Award-winning, internationally renowned TV presenter, talk show host, event moderator, speaker and journalist.

His international career in TV journalism spans more than two decades and three continents and includes work for CNN in Washington DC, ABC News in New York, Channel News Asia in Istanbul and Deutsche Welle TV in Berlin, where he was the host of DW’s flagship talk show „Quadriga”, which reached 200 countries and 100 million viewers worldwide each week.

Aslan is one of the world’s most sought-after moderators of high profile events, including the UN General Assembly, EU Summit, World Bank-IMF Annual Meetings, G20 Summit, Munich Security Conference, NATO Summit, UN Alliance of Civilizations, Brussels Forum, World Policy Conference, Raisina Dialogue, Global Solutions Summit, GLOBSEC Forum, Atlantic Dialogues, DLD Conference, Concordia Summit, Mediterranean Dialogues and the OECD Forum.

Aslan has interviewed and shared the stage with many global leaders and public figures, including former US President Bill Clinton, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, French President Emmanuel Macron, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen, King Felipe of Spain, US Secretaries of State Henry Kissinger and Madeleine Albright, German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, Philanthropist Melinda Gates, European Central Bank President Christine Lagarde, IMF Managing Director Kristalina Georgieva, Estonian President Kersti Kaljulaid, former Afghan President Hamid Karzai, former NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen, former Mexican President Vicente Fox, Instagram CEO Adam Mosseri, Environmental activist Jane Goodall, Chinese artist Ai Weiwei and Grammy award winner will.i.am.

A former policy and media advisor to Chancellor Angela Merkel’s government, Aslan is also a frequent public speaker on German, European and transatlantic affairs.

Aslan holds masters degrees in International Relations and Journalism from Columbia University in New York and a bachelor’s degree in International Politics from Georgetown University in Washington DC.