is a journalist with ten years’ experience working as a reporter in the Balkans; he lived and worked in Kosovo between 1999 and 2004, before moving to Slovenia. Nicholas is a regular speaker on the Balkans. Nicholas set up the company Political Tours in 2009 for those interested in seeing places in the news or of political significanceFind out more about Nicholas Wood
is a playwright and an economist formerly at London’s Institute for Fiscal Studies. His credits include Reality (Royal Shakespeare Company/Live Theatre), Ladies and Gentlemen (Paines Plough/Oval House Theatre) and Ashes (Dancing Shadows).Find out more about Alastair Muriel
is a playwright and was part of the Traverse Theatre's Young Writers Group. Her credits include Cockroach (co-produced by the National Theatre of Scotland and Traverse Theatre), While You Lie (Traverse Theatre), Vogue (Royal Court and Latitude) and ‘Edgar of Annabel’, part of Double Feature: One (National Theatre). She has recently been awarded the Tom Erhardt Award for up-and-coming writers.Find out more about Sam Holcroft
is a builder and property developer. He was born and brought up in Jamaica and moved to London in his teens. About five years ago he and his wife began to think about moving abroad. With its skyscrapers, plazas, colourful markets and developing economy they found Panama the ideal place to live.
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