Mark Townsend

Mark Townsend

Dubai, United Arab Emirates

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Mark Townsend

Award-winning journalist covering politics, business and economics in the Gulf and Southeast Asia including OPEC and the impact of the global financial crisis. Former correspondent Philippines for the FT, Former co-presenter 'Business Breakfast' and 'Business Tonight', Dubai-Eye 103.8FM, Former Editor-at-Large, Thomson Reuters GRC. Reported for ITN News at Ten. Contributor to Al Jazeera, Euromoney, Finance Asia, Financial Times, Global Finance, Global Integrity, Global Markets, Good Morning Britain, Institutional Investor magazine, and LNG Publishing (US). Reviewer for World Wide Web Foundation. Special Gulf Adviser to UK management consultancy.


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  • Cracks Appear I Saudi Arabia's Grand Plan

    Dubai, United Arab Emirates Politics, Current Affairs, Risk Analysis September 25 @ 12:00am

    Fault lines are emerging in the Kingdom's hugely ambitious National Transformation Plan a key component of crown prince Mohammed bin Salman's Vision 2030 following reports the plan is to become more focused and relaunched. If true, NTP 2.0 as it has been dubbed could signal a setback for for the... Read more

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