Alex Court is a British writer and journalist who has lived all over the world.
He is currently a Marketing Lead at the World Economic Forum, based at the organisation’s headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland.
Previously, Alex worked as a communications advisor at the United Nations Refugee Agency, UNHCR. His work advocating for people forced to flee their homes took him to places like Mali, Lebanon, Niger and Kenya.
His writing has been published by CNN, Bloomberg, and Roads and Kingdoms. He has also worked as a producer on a number of broadcast projects including Awake at Night, an award-winning podcast from the United Nations, and also the BBC Radio 4 programmes From Our Own Correspondent and Focus on Africa.
Alex graduated with an MA from the celebrated International Journalism programme at City University, London. He graduated with First Class Honours from University College Dublin with a Bachelor’s in Philosophy.
In his previous lives, Alex lived in Nepal and worked for an NGO, which served malnourished children and orphans. He also spent time in Senegal where he produced news bulletins for the national broadcaster Radio Television Senegal.
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