Ricardo Goncalves presents SBS World News Australia is SBS Finance Editor, is the host of Small Business Secrets (Sunday 5pm SBS) and has had an audience of more than 250 million global viewers as Australia's Spokesperson for the 2018 Eurovision Song Contest.
He has covered news globally, presenting live from the 2019 Christchurch terror attack and has filed stories from the Middle-East, LA and New York's Ground Zero.
While he has interviewed most of Australia's top CEOs, financial analysts and economists, building up a solid contact list in the process, he notes interviews with Virgin's Sir Richard Branson, Portuguese President Anibal Cavaco Silva and Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull as most memorable.
He started his TV career as a regional news reporter (as Richard Goncalves) for WIN News Wollongong in 1998 and appeared on consumer affairs program Today Tonight.
His first formal metro role was as a video business journalist and producer for finance journalist, David Koch in 2001, where he provided content for Sky News, Seven News, Sunrise and 2GB.
In 2004 he moved to Melbourne to work as a video business journalist for Sky News and weekend reporter for National Nine News.
He returned to Sydney in 2007 to produce and anchor live rolling and breaking news on Sky News Business where his team won an ASTRA award for Best News Coverage for the Global Financial Crisis.
He joined SBS in 2010.
He’s also an accomplished MC, corporate speaker and conference facilitator fronting the Telstra Business Awards, Pitch@Palace, VIVID Sydney discussions, Australian Securitisation Forum Conference, City of Sydney Chinese New Year Celebrations, NSW Premier's Multicultural March events, Import Export Industry Awards and SBS Food Journey Festival among others.
Ricardo often keynotes on the subject of diversity and financial literacy.
He is an Australia Day Ambassador.
He holds a B Commerce (Economics/Marketing) from the University of Wollongong.