Ritula Shah is the main presenter of The World Tonight, BBC Radio 4’s evening news programme. She is an award-winning journalist who has also regularly presented Woman’s Hour, PM and Any Questions on Radio 4 and made a number of documentaries. She was the launch presenter of the World Today on the BBC World Service, and spent a decade reporting and presenting for the network. She has chaired events on international issues at many think-tanks and universities, including Chatham House, Carnegie-Tsinghua Center for Global Policy, the Asia Society and King’s College London. She is an ambassador for the British Asian Trust.