Moderate an entire conference from
start to finish
Lead workshops and break-out sessions
Conduct on-stage interviews with
keynote speakers and panellists
Use interactive, social media and
other audience engagement tools
Attend pre-event speaker
and VIP get-togethers
The award-winning Irish journalist, Karen Coleman is a highly sought-after international moderator who has substantial experience moderating a wide range of events from major EU conferences to strategic roundtable debates. Her substantial background in radio and television broadcasting, and her significant knowledge of European and global issues, mean she can expertly conduct dynamic panel debates and on-stage interviews as well as interact with audiences and conference participants.
Karen has moderated significant events for clients such as the EU Commission, the European Parliament, Microsoft, International banks, Insurance and Finance companies, Enterprise and Business agencies, NGOs, Environmental organisations and others. She can work with an array of event formats from conventional stage set-ups to world café styles and other interactive scenarios.
You can find out more about Karen here
Please contact us if you would like Karen to moderate your event or if you want to find out more about our other moderators.
I and my colleagues were very impressed indeed by your highly professional moderating skills. This conference would not have been a success without you.
DG Regional and Urban Policy, European Commission
Karen Coleman did an outstanding job of moderating our high-level political roundtable in Strasbourg. Her in-depth knowledge of EU affairs, together with the rapport she quickly generated with both the panelists and the audience, helped ensure it was a successful event.
Ambassador Peter Gunning
Permanent Representative of Ireland to the Council of Europe
Thank you for your excellent work as the Master of Ceremonies and as the moderator of our 2016 Transport for Smart Cities event…you made a very good impression at the event and it was great working with you.
European Commission, Brussels
Karen is a great facilitator who took on her mission with great engagement and enthusiasm despite the technical specificities of the topic. Karen was highly professional during the event and we look forward to working with her on another occasion.
SBS SME, Brussels
It was a great pleasure to have you at our event. I personally consider ourselves lucky to have found you. We received very good feedback both in relation to your facilitation and the event as a whole.
European Centre for the Development of Vocational Training – CEDEFOP
Karen was very professional, pro-active and was easy to work with. She engaged the audience in a natural way with good questions, intervening only when necessary. We strongly recommend Karen for panel moderation.
European Parliament Directorate General for Communications
The EMD event went extremely well and received high satisfaction ratings by our stakeholders, which was no doubt also due to the extremely professional handling of the event moderation.
European Maritime Day 2016
The success of the Atlantic Stakeholders Conference owes much to the very professional and expert moderating…It was a pleasure working with someone so professional.
Irish President of the Atlantic Strategy Group
On behalf of the entire FOOD2030 team I would like to thank you for the excellent moderation work during our FOOD2030 High Level Conference. We received many positive comments on how you handled the panel discussions and managed to maintain the energy level throughout the day, despite a very packed and ambitious agenda. The panelists were also pleased with your ability to make them feel at ease while on stage.
EU Food 2030 Conference
On behalf of the Committee of the Regions and our colleagues in DG REGIO, I wanted to whole heartedly thank you for the very professional and active moderation of the opening session of this year’s European Week of Regions and Cities on 10 October in the EP.
Committee of the Regions
We just wanted to say a big thanks for the great job you did yesterday! It was a pleasure working with you.
The Team at the EU Digital Skills and Jobs Coalition Conference.