Edward Harrison is the managing editor of Real Vision and writer of the financial newsletter Credit Writedowns. Edward is a former career diplomat, investment banker and technology executive with over thirty years of business experience. He has also been a regular economic and financial commentator and interviewer in print and on video since the Great Financial Crisis. He speaks six languages and reads another five, skills he uses to provide a more global perspective. Edward holds an MBA in Finance from Columbia University and a BA in Economics from Dartmouth College.