Journalist and digital media producer covering science, technology and culture. Currently writing and podcasting in Okinawa, Japan.


 
Chris Richardson.jpg

My mission is to meet interesting people and experience new things. Wherever I am, I do my best to track down good music, food, and art, approaching life with curiosity and an open mind.

I completed my Master's degree in Science Communication at Imperial College London, with a thesis exploring the intersection of secular mindfulness, smartphone apps, and neoliberal ideology.

Since then I’ve been writing and podcasting at the Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology (OIST) in Japan, a position that builds on my work as a writer and editor at various publications.

Common themes throughout my work and personal projects include topics I find both interesting and important - climate change, mental fitness, and diversity of thought, to name a few.

I have a background in management consulting where I worked as a business analyst for the C-suite of multinationals. I’ve also spent time working at a tech startup and an ethical creative studio.

I love to travel and have lived in 7 countries, as well as backpacking on 5 trips totaling 2.5 years. On the road I like to work with valuable causes, spend time with trees, and get deep beneath the water.

Get in touch if you'd like to collaborate:
chris k richardson [at] gmail [dot] com