Alex Malouf has been a journalist, writer and columnist in the Gulf for over a decade. Alex began writing back in the UK in the 1990s on Middle East-based topics. Since then he’s written across a range of subjects including business and finance, marketing, politics and social issues for publishers including ITP, Mediaquest and Motivate. A communications consultant by profession, Alex is passionate about consumer rights in the region, promoting financial literacy and supporting the not-for-profit sector. Alex has lived across the region, in Bahrain, Jordan, Lebanon, Saudi Arabia and the UAE, and speaks both Arabic and English.