Speaking Services

Western Sydney Awards MC for Business Excellence

MC & Keynote

Ricardo knows how to entertain and keep your event to time and on brand.

Town Hall, Sydney - 29th May 2018. Future Asia Business Summit 2018.


Ricardo's extensive experience as a business and finance journalist makes him an excellent choice as a moderator with knowledge in the field.



Ricardo can also add value to any independent in-house video material.

Ricardo has MC, moderated and keynoted an endless number of events including:

  • Telstra Australian Business Awards
  • Pitch@Palace
  • Australian Industry Standards Forum
  • City of Sydney Future Asia Summit
  • City of Sydney Chinese New Year Celebrations
  • Western Sydney Awards for Business Excellence
  • Australian Securitisation Forum Annual Conference
  • University of Wollongong Fellowship and Alumni Dinner
  • NSW Government's Multicultural Awards
  • Queensland Government Go Local Summit
  • Corporate Health and Wellbeing Summit
  • Sculpture by the Sea Media Launch
  • CeBIT Technology Fair
  • One Entrepreneurs Blue Dragon Gala Ball
  • St Vincent's Hospital Sydney Hung Lung Innovation Event
  • India Australia Business and Community Awards
  • Screen Forever Australia Conference
  • GQ Men of the Year Awards
  • Walkelys Foundation Talks
  • University of Wollongong Alumni Events
  • VIVID Sydney Discussion Panel
  • Out for Australia Awards
  • PWC Corporate Videos
  • Import Export Industry Awards
  • SBS Food Journey Event


ONE Entrepreneurs Gala Ball

"With his extensive experience in business and finance journalism and on-air charisma, Ricardo was our first choice to MC ONE The Entrepreneurs Charity Gala. Ricardo was extremely professional - ensuring the evening stayed on schedule. Ricardo was witty, entertaining and charming - and tremendously popular with our guests. We would love to work with him again and we highly recommend him. " MY-LINH DANG, Metis Law, Managing Director & ONE Entrepreneurs Charity Gala Co-Ordinator

Ricardo Goncalves IABCA

"A successful awards night always requires an outstanding MC, and luckily IABCA had that covered with Ricardo Goncalves ! A big thank you to Ricardo for coming along to IABCA, and for bringing his charm, wit, and distinctive style with him." SONIA GANDHI, CEO, Gandhi Creations, India Australia Business and Community Awards

Ricardo Goncalves University of Wollongong Alumni

"Ricardo was our guest speaker at a recent event hosted by University of Wollongong and Advantage Wollongong. He was a brilliant speaker - engaging, entertaining and lifted the energy in the room. Would highly recommend him as MC or guest speaker." DIANA IOPPOLO, City of Wollongong, Marketing Manager

Ricardo Goncalves

"Ricardo was a dream moderator for a talk on Australia's housing market — someone who brings experience, quick thinking and charisma. His well-researched questions drew out nuanced conversation and banter, making a tough subject way more accessible to the audience." ELIZA BERLAGE, The Walkley Foundation for Journalism, Program and Communications Coordinator

Ricardo Goncalves Import Export

"I have admired Ricardo's work as a finance journalist and news presenter for many years, so when we were searching for an MC for our inaugural Import Export Industry Awards, Ricardo was our first choice. As MC, Ricardo delivered very insightful and relevant opening remarks that impressed our audience. He was quick-witted, extremely professional and it was so easy and enjoyable working with him. I can honestly say, his presence as MC made our event the success it was. I would absolutely hire Ricardo again and wish him only the best for his future."  MIRIAM FEILER, Import Export Show, Director


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