Anya Sitaram is a UK television producer specialising in health, science and environment. An award winning journalist, former BBC news anchor and ITN health and science correspondent Anya now runs an independent television production company that makes documentaries on global health, environment and international issues.
Among the television series Anya has overseen are Kill or Cure, a long running medical strand on BBC World, The Health Show –a 26 part series on global health for BBC World, Hot Cities on cities adapting to climate change and Survival, a landmark series of hour-long documentaries looking at how local communities are responding do the world’s major diseases.
For the last fifteen years Anya has worked as a professional moderator, chairing high-level panels for the European Commission, many UN organisations, leading NGO’s and private sector clients.
Anya began her journalistic career as a BBC trainee in 1985 before moving to ITN where she became a reporter and Health and Science Correspondent. Later she joined the BBC’s flagship science programme Tomorrow’s World. Anya has also anchored news bulletins for Sky News and BBC World News.