I am a freelance writer, author, and the founder of Take Risks Be Happy, an online magazine for creatives, travelers, and entrepreneurs. I wrote major sections of National Geographic’s The Civil War: A Traveler’s Guide and was shortlisted for the Bracken Bower Prize in both 2015 and 2016. I am the author of the Zika Prevention Handbook, published by Skyhorse in October 2016. I’m the co-author of Shock Markets, published by the Financial Times Press. A Chinese edition of Shock Markets was released in autumn 2015.

I have given keynote speeches to organizations such as the Stock Exchange of Thailand, and have presented to CFA associations in several countries. I have experience doing many types of non-fiction writing. If you want to hire me for freelance work please email me at alexanderwebb (at) outlook.com

I graduated with a degree in International Business from the University of Hong Kong. I lived in China for 5 years and studied Mandarin at Beijing Language and Culture University, Shanghai Jiaotong University, and the Chinese University of Hong Kong.

Find me on twitter @alxndrwbb