Alex Johnson

Chief Executive Officer
GFC Media Group

Alex Johnson


Alex is Founder and CEO of GFC Media Group. He is responsible for shaping the business strategy as well as overseeing the day-to-day running of the company. Launched in 2009 focusing on capital markets conferences in the GCC, the business today operates across 4 continents and delivers market intelligence and peer-to-peer discussion to over 10,000 senior finance and investment executives per year.

In 2020, in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, GFC Media Group transitioned its entire business online, having spent 10 years only delivering Live conferences and roundtables.

Prior to starting GFC Media Group, Alex worked in various roles in media, research, and events. He has a degree in Economics and Finance from the University of Durham.

Speaker at these events:

ESG & Capital Markets Africa 2021 - Virtual

Bonds & Loans Brazil 2021 - Virtual Conference

  • How does the Brazilian government plan to fund its privatisation programme?
  • Bonds & Loans Mexico 2021 - Virtual

    Bonds, Loans & Sukuk Francophone Africa 2021 Virtual

    Bonds, Loans & Sukuk Turkey 2021 Virtual Conference

    Project Finance & Capital Markets Latin America 2020 - Virtual Conference

    Project, ECA & Structured Finance MENA 2020 - Virtual Conference

    ESG & Capital Markets Africa 2020 - Virtual Conference