Hong Kong bureau chief, Risk.net
Blake Evans-Pritchard is bureau chief, Asia, for Risk.net, based in Hong Kong.
Before taking on his current role, he spent five years covering regulatory issues across Asia for Risk.net, including implementation of Basel III and other international standards in regional jurisdictions.
Previously, Blake spent five years in Brussels writing about the European Union’s financial services sector and competition policy, and a number of years as Africa editor for a news service covering post-conflict restitution around the world.
During his 16-year journalistic career, he has also reported from Sudan, Italy, the Netherlands, Ghana and Portugal.
Blake holds a bachelor’s degree in computer science from the University of Aston in Birmingham.
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