Our Team

The Oake Media team are all former, long-time employees of CNBC Asia Pacific. Together, they have interviewed Presidents, Prime Ministers, CEOs, Fund Managers, analysts and celebrities. They now travel around Asia and the Middle East offering media training to those who want to excel in interviews.

Lisa Oake, Founder

Lisa Oake is the former co-host of CNBC Asia’s top-rated morning program Squawk Box. She has sixteen years of experience covering global economics, business and politics.

Lisa has conducted thousands of interviews with CEO’s, central bank governors and heads of state including Indonesia’s Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono, Thailand’s Abhisit Vejjajiva, New Zealand’s Helen Clarke and Canada’s Kim Campbell.

She holds a Master’s degree in journalism from Canada’s University of Western Ontario.
Follow Lisa’s media training tips on Twitter @OakeMedia

Moira Coops, Image Stylist

Moira Coops is one of the most sought-after image stylists and make-up artists in the world. She has worked with some of the biggest names in business, politics and entertainment including:

  • Bill Gates
  • Hillary Clinton
  • Maria Bartiromo
  • Beyonce
  • Sir Richard Branson
  • George Bush Sr.
  • Prince Albert of Monaco
  • Deepak Chopra

All of our television training sessions include a makeover and image styling session with Moira.

Alan Chan, Cameraman

Alan Chan has thirty years of experience as a television news cameraman. Since 1997, he has shot thousands of studio and field interviews for CNBC Asia both in Singapore and abroad.

Alan has had the privilege of recording five interviews with Singaporea’s Minister Mentor Lee Kuan Yew. Some of his work has made it to the finals of the MTV awards in the United States.