Nancy Hungerford

Anchor and Correspondent, CNBC


Based in Singapore, Nancy Hungerford is anchor of CNBC's Capital Connection. Since relocating to Singapore from CNBC's EMEA headquarters in London in July 2017, Ms. Hungerford has covered some of the biggest business and political events in Asia Pacific, from the North Korean Crisis to US-China trade relations. 

In addition, Ms. Hungerford leads the network's coverage of the Singapore Summit, the Barclays Asia Forum, the APEC Summit and the UBS Greater China Conference in Shanghai. Since joining CNBC's Asia operations, Ms. Hungerford has also interviewed Qatari Minister of Foreign Affairs Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al-Thani; Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak on stage at the APEC meeting in Danang; former UN Secretary General Ban Ki Moon at the height of the North Korean crisis in Shanghai and the CEO of Southeast Asia ride hailing and tech giant, Grab, after acquiring Uber's business in the region. 

Prior to her current role, Ms. Hungerford was a General Assignment reporter in London where she reported regularly on the EU referendum and the French election. She spoke to Heads of State, Finance Ministers and Foreign Ministers during regular meetings in Brussels. She also covered French corporates, interviewing CAC 40 chief executives each earnings season. 

Raised in Detroit, Ms. Hungerford is a car enthusiast and began her on-air career at the Geneva Motor Show. She spearheaded coverage of the Volkswagen diesel scandal and conducted one of the first interviews with CEO Matthias Müller in his new role. She has interviewed the heads of all the major automakers including GM CEO Mary Barra, Fiat Chrysler CEO Sergio Marchionne, and Daimler CEO Dieter Zetsche. 

Ms. Hungerford also covered flagship tech conferences in Europe, interviewing global leaders in the industry including Former CISCO CEO John Chambers, AOL CEO Tim Armstrong and Sequoia Capital's Michael Moritz. 

Ms. Hungerford joined CNBC Europe in 2012 as a producer. She has reported on global financial markets for a decade, previously working for News Corporation in London and the Fox Business Network in New York City. Ms. Hungerford received a Master’s degree in European Political Economy from the London School of Economics and a B.A. in Foreign Affairs and History from the University of Virginia.