Mark Townsend

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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.


Arabic English French





  • 2019 Dubai Airshow

    Dubai, United Arab Emirates Business, Finance, Current Affairs, Risk Analysis, Breaking News, Travel November 15 @ 12:00am

    I am available to cover the upcoming Dubai Airshow in November which could deal a heavy blow to Boeing's relations with Emirates. Read more

  • Attacks on Aramco Cast Long Shadow Over Saudi Arabia's Trillion Dollar IPO

    Dubai, United Arab Emirates Business, Finance, Research, Risk Analysis, Breaking News September 30 @ 12:00am

    The attacks on Saudi Aramco's facilities are a big problem for what might. be the world's largest public offering. But away from the spectacle of investment bankers tripping over themselves in glitzy hotel lobbies, the success of the floatation is critical to Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman's... Read more

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