Independent stringer reporter filing with the fortnightly Africa Confidential newsletter & Le Monde diplomatique; in Cairo until tangled in the January 2014 post-referendum crackdown - now London. Deciding where to move next, plan to keep on a passion for North Africa & Nile Basin corporate, economy, diplomatic, and strategic matters. Contributing reporter to the Financial Times in London as a 2012-13 Marjorie Deane fellow and Barron’s Weekly in New York after graduating with an M.A. in Business & Economics Journalism from Columbia University on a Lorana Sullivan fellowship in investigative business journalism.
Graduated with an LL.B from the London School of Economics as an Alan Elias scholar and consulted for Norton Rose Fulbright LLP's Business ethics & anti-corruption group and Transparency International on international anti-corruption instruments, and Olive Group's BSOC Insight Services on oil concession allocations, was a research assistant on a PBS Frontline-New York Times documentary on the international arms trade, and interned at the Proceeds of Crime Unit of the UK Serious Fraud Office and BBC World Service. Presently studying towards the ACFE’s Certified Fraud Examination qualification, while in the US received a Harper's Magazine Scholarship in Memory of I.F. Stone from the Overseas Press Club of America and, from the New York Writers’ Association, a Robert E. Bedingfield Scholarship. To be in touch, please email email@example.com
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