Reshmin ChowdhuryReshmin Chowdhury is a presenter and reporter at BBC Sports News and BT Sport.She will be reporting on the UEFA Champions League for BT this season and the Rio Paralympics in 2016 for BBC 5Live Sport, alongside her regular duties.
She lives in London with her husband and two children and was recently named an ambassador for HRH Prince of Wales's charity, the British Asian Trust.
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Sophie Christiansen OBE was our most successful Paralympic dressage rider at the 2012 London Olympic Games where she won three gold medals.
These added to her haul of two golds, a silver and a bronze at the 2004 and 2008 Games.
In addition, Sophie has won five World and eight European titles for Para dressage.
Born with quadriplegic Cerebral Palsy, Sophie has been riding since the age of six, and was the youngest rider to compete at a Paralympic Games in 2004, aged 16.
Sophie graduated with a First Class Masters Degree in Mathematics from Royal Holloway, University of London, in 2011 and works as a statistical analyst for Goldman Sachs.
She was awarded the MBE in 2008 and the OBE in 2013 for services to equestrianism.
Reshmin is an accomplished television presenter who works for BT Sport on their Champions League and Europa League coverage and part of the BBC Sports team.From 1998 to 1999, whilst studying for her degree, Reshmin spent her placement year as a television news helpdesk operator at Reuters TV News.She joined Princess Productions after graduating and was part of the original team that travelled to Borneo for the ITV1 programme Survivor in 2001, before working as UK Editor for the global online events guide whatsonwhen.com.
In late 2003, she was offered a job travelling around the world producing specialist business reports for international print media, interviewing heads of states, politicians and business figures.
Her work took her as far afield as Madagascar, Dubai, Greece, South Africa, Maldives and Nigeria.
In mid-2005, Reshmin moved to television news and joined ITN as a news assistant and then producer, before moving to BBC London, BBC News and Bloomberg Television.
From September 2008, she spent two seasons as a presenter and reporter with Real Madrid TV.
She was the first journalist to interview Cristiano Ronaldo following his world-record signing for Real Madrid.
She also secured the world exclusive with Karim Benzema who she interviewed in French.
Her work included match day reporting, post-match interviews, travelling with the team, news presenting, as well as producing and presenting shows such as RealMadrid Life and Top Goals.
In May 2010, Chowdhury left Madrid and joined the BBC Sport News team in London just as the 2010 FIFA World Cup in South Africa was kicking off.She broadcasts as a sports presenter for the BBC News Channel in the UK and BBC World, the latter for whom she worked for throughout the London 2012 Olympics.
In August 2014, Chowdhury also joined the BT Sport team as presenter of their nightly news round-up show SportsHUB Late.
Experienced journalists Asad Ahmad and Reshmin Chowdhury join actor Sanjeev Bhaskar OBE, actress Nina Wadia and award winning film director Gurinder Chadha OBE as Ambassadors for The British Asian Trust, a charity founded by His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales in 2007.
Reshmin Chowdhury is a Presenter and Reporter at BBC Sport and BT Sport.
Previously, she worked behind the camera for a number of major broadcasters before joining Real Madrid TV, where she became the first reporter to interview Cristiano Ronaldo following his world record breaking move from Manchester United.
Reshmin has a busy year ahead, reporting on the UEFA Champions League for BT Sport, followed by the Rio Paralympics in 2016 for the BBC.
Reshmin said: "As a second generation British Bengali, I'm honoured and absolutely thrilled to be joining the British Asian Trust as an Ambassador.
It's a charity I know well and one that has continually been at the forefront of finding solutions to transform the lives of disadvantaged people across South Asia.
Sadly, there is still a lot of work to be done before we can even envisage a just and fair society."
Hitan Mehta, Executive Director of The British Asian Trust said: "Having already supported the Trust for a number of years, I am delighted that both Asad and Reshmin have agreed to join The British Asian Trust as Ambassadors of our work.
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