Nikki is a presenter and technology and automotive presenter with over ten years of TV and event hosting experience that has taken her around the globe and seen her work with some of the world’s most exciting technology and car brands.



Nikki Dean has over fifteen years of TV presenting and event hosting experience. She is known for her work as a technology and automotive presenter testing and reviewing all the latest Technology, gadgets, and cars.

Nikki’s skills lie in communicating complicated topics in a fun but informed way, whilst her extensive live TV experience mean she's always ready for every eventuality. Her work has taken her around the globe and seen her work with some of the world’s most exciting brands in technology and sport.

She hosts and co-produces an online series on Artificial Intelligence, called Inside AI, as well as a podcast called Talking AI, where she interviews people changing the world through Artificial Intelligence. She also tests consumer gadgets.

Nikki’s presenting career began in entertainment reporting before becoming The Guardian Media Group's Breakfast Show anchor. From there she became the first and only digital presenter for Strictly Come Dancing's online and red button show, bringing audiences all the backstage gossip for six series. Alongside this she was a Gadget Girl on BBC 2's Something for the Weekend for two years, reviewing and testing the latest consumer gadgets live on TV with Tim Lovejoy.

Her obvious love of technology coupled with her down to earth northern nature attracted the attention of well-known technology brands, and it wasn’t long before the offers flooded in to launch products, host events, and front branded content.

Nikki also has a love of motorsport and has fronted various competition formats including Formula Woman Racing, and Rokit's F4 ESports competition. She has also become an ambassador for encouraging more women and young people into motorsport.

She has hosted events at the Mobile World Congress, IFA, Hub: Berlin, and The Ideal Home Show Live.



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JLA Presents

Event - 30/04/2024 - 9:00 am

Speakers Breakfast

Understanding AI Now

Priya Lakhani and Anne-Marie Imafidon

We were joined at 87 Barts Close by three brilliant speakers on a panel that delved into the complex world of Artificial Intelligence. Over the hour our panellists de-mystified AI, speaking about AI’s immense promise for enhancing our lives, alongside the apprehension it has generated regarding job security, privacy infringement, and ethical considerations.


87 Barts Close, 87 Bartholomew Close, London, EC1A 7EB


Event - 06/02/2024 - 9:00 am

Speakers Breakfast

Looking Ahead to International Women’s Day

Samira Ahmed, Eniola Aluko, Julia Gillard, and Alex Mahon

We were joined by four fantastic speakers to look ahead at International Women’s Day. With the theme of this year’s event being #InspireInclusion, we were lucky enough to hear from four women who have each blazed a trail in their respective fields: CEO of Channel 4, Alex Mahon; the former Australian Prime Minister and Chair of Kings’ Global Institute of Women’s Leadership, Julia Gillard; one of the leading voices in football, Eniola Aluko MBE; and broadcaster and journalist, Samira Ahmed.


Bishopsgate Institute, London