Scope of work:
Philippe Espinasse spent almost two decades working as a senior investment banker in the U.S., Europe and Asia. He lives in Hong Kong, where he now writes and works as an independent consultant. He is also Honorary Lecturer at the Faculty of Law of the University of Hong Kong.
He has published several non-fiction books (including IPO guides, one of which has been translated into Chinese, and books on equity capital markets) and has contributed numerous articles to a variety of newspapers and magazines, including the Wall Street Journal, the South China Morning Post, the Nikkei Asian Review, the China Economic Review, and the website of BBC News.
Hard Underwriting is his debut crime novel, where the former investment banker Philippe Espinasse takes a ride on the dark side of Asia’s fast-changing financial capital.