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Nels Abbey

Nels Abbey is a British-Nigerian writer, broadcaster, media executive and satirist. Before moving into media, he worked in financial services for the US investment mammoth BlackRock. His first book Think Like a White Man (Canongate, 2019) is a widely praised eviscerating satire of modern racial discourse and politics in the corporate world. His upcoming book The Hip-Hop MBA (2024) explores what the world can learn about cut-throat capitalism from the business of Hip-Hop. Nels is a regular contributor across the spectrum of major news and media organisations including the Guardian, Foreign Policy, Financial Times, The Metro, The Independent, Channel 4 News, CBC News(Canada) and several flagship BBC shows including Newsnight and Question TimeIn 2020 Nels co-founded the Black Writers Guild.