Joris Luyendijk is one of Europe's leading commentators and journalists. He was a staff writer for The Guardian, is a regular contributor to Swedish, Danish, Flemish and Dutch newspapers, and his writing has appeared throughout Europe. He is author of international bestseller Swimming With Sharks: Inside the World of the Bankers and Hello Everybody!: One Journalist's Search for Truth in the Middle East (Profile). He was born in Amsterdam and now lives in London.