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See below Richie's sample media work - both working as a subject matter expert in commentating and also storytelling (producing, directing and presenting)


I. WRITTEN AS AN OPINION EDITORIAL WITH THE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT EXPERTISE HAT IN VARIOUS LEADING GLOBAL AND NICHE OUTLETS 


"Latin America and the Arabian Gulf: A future trade link built on a historical past." 9 Nov 2018 - The National (UAE)


"Vegan Menu and Economic Development in Oman." 6 Nov 2018 - Muscat Daily


"Why 2018 is the year for Korea, Dubai and the UAE." 17 Oct 2018 - The Korea Times


"Five Ways Dubai is becoming a global tech leader." 3 Oct 2018 - The National (UAE)


"9 variations of a Ramadan specialty, Umm Ali." 3 June 2018 - Stepfeed
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"The Boldness of Dubai's Leadership in the process of reforming international economic development" (in Arabic only) التحلّي بالجرأة.. دور قيادة دبي في عملية إصلاح التنمية الاقتصادية الدولية - Al Iqtisadi - 28 May 2018

"How can London exporters succeed in the Middle East?" - 19 May 2018 - Tech.London 

La importancia de Oriente Medio y el Golfo con las empresas españolas en el presente y futuro.” – 7 May 2018 – Revista Mercados

What can North Korea offer to international markets in a possible sanction-free economy?” 25 April 2018 – The Korea Times

Inspiring Entrepreneurship in Oman To Achieve Economic Diversification.” 6 March 2018 – Entrepreneur.com

Oportunidades para España y Canadá con el CETA.” – 25 Jan 2018 – Revista Mercados

"Road To 2030: The Economic Impact Of Women Driving In Saudi Arabia." 4 Jan 2018 - Entrepreneur.com

"How this country established itself as a leading international trade show destination." 18 Dec 2017 - CEOWorld Magazine

"Will Trump's America And A Post-Brexit UK Benefit From A Future Free Trade Agreement?" 5 December 2017 - Forbes.com


"How Tech is Impacting and Innovating the way we eat." 3 Aug 2017 - CEOWorld Magazine


"Inspiring the Younger Generation to Work in Tech." 9 May 2017 - Tech.london


"Corporations Need To Be Part of the Study Abroad Ecosystem." 7 April 2017 - The PIE News


"Solving the UK's Post-Brexit Blue Collar Labor Shortage." 7 March 2017 - Forbes.com


"The Future of the 14 Free Trade Agreements America Has Under Trump." 7 Dec 2016 - Forbes.com 


"Increasing Underrepresented Students Abroad." 6 Jan 2017 - The PIE News


"How One UK City Might Benefit Long-Term from Brexit." 6 Oct 2016 - Forbes.com 




II. INTERVIEWED AS A SUBJECT MATTER EXPERT IN ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT (BOTH PRINT AND TELEVISION)


"Fruit Logistica: Canadian." Mar 2018 - Eurofresh Distribution pg 8


"Canada will again be present at the 2018 Fruit Logistica in Berlin." 3 Jan 2018 - Freshplaza

"Canada Sees CETA Opportunity." Jan 2018 - Eurofruit Magazine January Special Issue - pg 222

"Kanada kommt nach Debüterfolg 2017 wieder zu Fruit Logistica nach Berlin." - 19 Dec 2017 - Fruchtportal


"Will High Avocado Prices Make Cinco de Mayo Muy Depressing?" - 5 May 2017 - NBC News


"Could The Commonwealth Plug a Brexit Trade Deficit?" 18 Sept 2016 - Sky News 


"The Brexit Effect" Aug 2016 - Forbes Middle East


"Lebanese Entrepreneurial Spirit Reflected in its Tourism Industry." 4 July 2016 - Forbes Middle East 





III. STORYTELLING (ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT)

​1. MIDDLE EAST AND INDIA INTERVIEWS WITH A LEADING NICHE TRADE OUTLET - COMING SOON! 


2. EXPORT SERIES WITH BRITISH GOVERNMENT CREATED ONLINE PLATFORM FOR SMALL & MEDIUM ENTERPRISES (SMEs)  - (APRIL 2018 - ONGOING)


Watch Richie's ongoing work at present with the British government's launched small & medium enterprise (SME) export platform called Open to Export.  Richie mainly based in the UAE also travels around the world interviewing c-level people in the British and wider export ecosystem. 


Visit Open to Export's "Our Man on the Ground: Richie Santosdiaz" to watch the online series. See below a sample: 











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IV. STORYTELLING (YOUNG AMERICAN EXPAT)


VISIT YOUNG AMERICAN EXPAT'S WEBSITE HERE BUT SEE BELOW SAMPLE OF RICHIE'S WORK AS FOUNDER, CONTRIBUTOR AND/OR DIRECTOR AND PRODUCER WITH VIDEOS.






Richie either authored as a thought leader and/or interviewed in a few hundred pieces from 2016-present historically in print, including Forbes, Entrepreneur, Sky News, and NBC News, as well as leading niche industry trade outlets such as PIE News, FruitNet, Tech.London, CEOWorld, Forbes Middle East and Fresh Plaza, in addition to national newspapers like The National (UAE) and The Korea Times. In 2018 - present Richie focuses more on video content, in particular storytelling economic development as a subject matter expert in the field and also with his hobby Young American Expat. 


Contact Richie if you are interested in hearing his views on his main expertise and/or to collaborate on production. His main focus for features, interviews and writing are mainly on the topics of international business, international trade, international education, capability development, travel and expat issues. 

Commentary and storytelling work of Richie