Richard Dean is a journalist, broadcaster and public speaker. Based in Dubai, he presents the UAE’s leading current affairs radio show, The Business Breakfast, on Dubai Eye 103.8FM.
Richard has spent more than two decades working as a reporter, editor and journalist for many of the world’s leading media brands including The Economist, Reuters, The Financial Times and Bloomberg.
When not covering successful companies, Richard is busy building one, as director and co-owner of Roar, a Dubai-based interior design company run by his architect wife, Pallavi.
Richard’s first book “Sink or Swim” analyzed the real estate crash that hit Dubai in the late 2000s. His second, “Crowdpleaser: the 100 greatest public speaking tips of all time”, was published in March 2019.