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Ramaa Sharma

Digital Editor, Consultant and Executive Coach

Ramaa is an award-winning Digital Editor, Consultant and Executive Coach. Until recently she was the Senior Digital Editor in BBC News. In her 17-year career at the BBC, Ramaa spent her first decade presenting and reporting across multiple platforms, - before moving into Digital consultancy and editing for the World Service. At the World Service, Ramaa pioneered the first ever digital leadership and social media courses for editors and executives on the World Service Board. She then went on to be the BBC's first Digital Editor in India where she doubled traffic to the BBC Hindi website and increased social media referral traffic by 200 percent. After coming back to London, Ramaa's team won a Gracie award for the digital/social media campaign for the BBC's 100 women project. In 2016, Ramaa was promoted to Head of Digital Pilots in BBC News, where she designed and delivered a ‘hearts-and-minds’ strategy for digital transformation - working with 14 high profile teams. In her last year at the BBC, Ramaa worked directly with the BBC's News Board to help build a more diverse and inclusive newsroom. Ramaa now works to support boards, coaches executives as well as presents documentaries on systemic inequalities.