Ryan has received several awards for his work. Among them: an Emmy nomination for Best Story in a Regularly Scheduled Newscast from the National Academy for Television Arts & Sciences, a New York Film Festival World Medal, a Clarion Award, and a nomination at the Prix Bayeux Competition for War Correspondents.
Chilcote’s relentless reporting has taken him from the United States throughout the whole of Europe, Afghanistan, Iraq, Iran, Kuwait, Bahrain, Egypt, South Africa, Sudan, Kenya and Iceland.
After graduating from the University of California in 1995, Chilcote moved to Russia where he worked for CNN and travelled extensively throughout the former Soviet Union.
Ryan has been a keen observer of Russia and the former Soviet Union ever since he landed in a Soviet high school on an exchange program. Ryan speaks fluent Russian and has reported from the region for more than twenty years.
In 2007, he moved to the United Kingdom to join Bloomberg.
Since the onset of the financial crisis, Chilcote has devoted the majority of his attention to business. Among his areas of interest: the oil industry, commodities, OPEC, the automotive sector, tech, currencies, monetary and fiscal policy, financial markets, Europe’s debt crisis and Russian business.
Chilcote has reported extensively on some of the biggest stories of the past twenty years including Brexit, Russia’s fallout with the West, the rise of Vladimir Putin, Darfur, Iran, Georgia’s “Rose Revolution” as well as the wars in Chechnya, Iraq and Afghanistan. He has conducted exclusive interviews with a number of (current and former) world leaders including the leaders of the European Union, the United Kingdom, Russia, Ukraine, Belarus, Finland and Austria.
Ryan Chilcote hosts, moderates and speaks at the world’s leading business conferences throughout Europe, North America, Africa, the Middle East and Asia. Whether it’s the World Economic Forum or a gathering of the C-suite, Chilcote delivers thoughtful and provocative discussions.
25 years of covering the world means Chilcote is comfortable with any topic. Over the past decade, Ryan’s lead conversations and events on investment, financial services, energy, the future of work and Industry 4.0, technology, innovation, cybersecurity and geopolitics.
Below is Ryan’s latest PBS showreel: