Liam Gibson

Contributing Writer

Hometown: Taipei City, Taiwan


  • University of Technology, Sydney, Bachelor of Arts in Communications, Media Arts & Production
  • National Taiwan University, Masters of National Development, East Asian Culture & Thought

About the Writer:

Liam Gibson is a Taiwan-based freelance journalist who covers tech, geopolitics, and finance. He has written for Al Jazeera, Nikkei Asia Review, South China Morning Post, Straits Times, National Interest, and has appeared in Fortune Magazine, and several other international media outlets.

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In Liam’s Own Words:

I am a freelance opinion columnist and feature article writer across international media publications including Al Jazeera, Nikkei Asia Review, Fortune Magazine, Cointelegraph Magazine Straits Times, South China Morning Post, The Diplomat, The National Interest, World Politics Review, Taipei Times, The Geopolitics, Modern Diplomacy and Business Next, as well as think tank publications like the Lowy Institute’s The Interpreter, AIIA’s Australian Outlook and Friends of Europe’s Insights.

Business reporter for Taiwan News, the country’s most widely read English-language daily. I am currently focusing on China’s housing bubble and power outages, as well as chip shortages and Taiwan’s semiconductor industry, along with other topics.

I am the founder of Policy People, a platform tfor think tank experts. I host the Policy People Podcast which delivers listeners actionable insights through in-depth conversations with leading policy experts. New episodes twice a week. Listen here:

I also produce podcasts for think tanks and universities, providing end-to-end content production and online marketing to help organizations gain visibility through Policy People. I combine deep knowledge of international politics with social media skills such as online course design, Facebook marketing, live streaming, video-making, newswriting and podcasting to assist organizations reach a wider audience. Private message me to find out what I can deliver for your institution.

I have cultivated an extensive global network in the policy ecosystem, especially in think tanks, and regularly introduce my contacts to one another. Policy People as a platform will soon be launching an online community which will facilitate think tank matchmaking as well as research partnerships between individual researchers. Let me know if you’d like to join as a founding member and experience the trial version of the platform.

I am active in Taiwan’s policy circles and am the International PR Director of the Asia-Pacific Youth Association, which facilitates connectivity between Taiwan’s next generation of leaders and the wider world. Private message me if you’d like to find out more about how APYA can connect you with key Taiwanese politicians, academics or think tankers.