John Alexander PhD is a writer, public speaker, university lecturer and cultural consultant. Born and raised in Victoria Australia, he began his career in radio and television as a journalist for the Australian Broadcasting Commission in the 1970s. After a decade in publishing based in the UK and extensive travel throughout Europe and the Far East, he settled in Sweden and completed a PhD in Narrative Studies at Stockholm University. Since the 1990s John has been running courses, seminars and conference presentations in intercultural communication skills, leadership, media and storytelling.