Conor Woodman is an internationally best-selling author, TV presenter, investigative reporter, travel writer and film-maker. He next appears on More4 in the international series ‘Hunting Nazi Treasure’.
Conor previously fronted National Geographic Channel’s hit show Scam City, ITV1’s Hunting Britain’s Con Men and Exposure on Britain’s Booming Cannabis Business where Conor gained unprecedented access to Cannabis growers and dealers in this acclaimed film.
A truly electrifying read. Conor is a former financial analyst turned investigative journalist and travel writer. He has written and reported from the four corners of the globe on all manner of issues from gangs and organised crime to slavery and diamond smuggling to forest fires and salmon farming. His amazing directorial debut on the search for the true Appaloosa horses TX’d on BBC4’s Storyville in January 2016 to rave reviews. Conor’s new book, The Scam Hunter is another offering of fearless reportage as he sets out to uncover who really runs the world’s biggest metropolises. Conor has a passion for making often complex stories accessible to everybody and a rare ability to connect with people from all walks of life.
Conor’s books have been translated into 10 languages and published worldwide. His first book Around The World in 80 Trades – The Adventure Capitalist and accompanying four-part television series for Channel 4 tells the story of how he left his job in the City, sold his London flat and embarked on a round-the-world trading adventure. Travelling through four continents over five months, he turned his hand to making a profit out of everything from camels in Sudan to inflatable surfboards in Mexico, to discover how real people make real money in real markets.
Conor managed to provide the ideal blend of fact and entertainment. His anecdotal style made for an interesting and amusing presentation that served to remind us that spotting an opportunity, having the ability to negotiate and knowing your market are the same fundamental principles applicable to whatever – and wherever – you choose to trade.
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