Anchor & Correspondent
Dan Murphy is CNBC’s Anchor and Correspondent based in the United Arab Emirates, reporting on business, markets, economics and geopolitics from across the Middle East region. Dan’s extensive coverage of the oil and the energy transition has seen him interview senior energy Ministers and OPEC+ officials from OPEC HQ in Vienna, and major energy events in Saudi Arabia, the UAE, Oman, Egypt and Azerbaijan. His reporting has given him access to top U.S officials, as well as Prime Ministers, Finance Ministers, Central Bank chiefs, government leaders and executives from across Asia, Europe and beyond. As the host of CNBC’s ‘Capital Connection’ – Dan has anchored breaking news coverage of major events, including Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, the fall of Kabul and America’s withdrawal from Afghanistan. His daily program follows global news and asset markets to bridge the Asian and European trading days. Dan was the first journalist globally to interview the UAE Minister of State after the historic signing of the Abraham Accords, ending a three decade stalemate for Arab-Israeli ties. Dan also hosts industry panels on a range of topics, including the pandemic crisis and recovery, banking and finance, the energy markets, diversity, equity and inclusion, and women in leadership in the Arab world. He also regularly writes for CNBC.com. Dan spent three years at CNBC in Singapore before helping to launch the Middle East bureaus in 2018. He previously worked for Sky News, covering national and international news and business from Sydney, Melbourne, and Perth.