Alan Kohler has been a financial journalist for 38 years.
He wrote the Chanticleer column on the back page of the Australian Financial Review for four years. Appointed deputy editor, then editor of the Financial Review in 1983, he returned to the Chanticleer column in 1988.
Between 1992 and 1995, Alan was Editor of The Age newspaper in Melbourne.
Since 1995 he has worked for the ABC first as a business and economic reporter on the 7.30 Report and then as a finance presenter on the nightly News and presenter of Inside Business. Until July 2007 he also wrote columns for John Fairfax publications, The Age, the Sydney Morning Herald and the Australian Financial Review.
Alan is currently Publisher of Eureka Report an online independent publication for investors, plus Business Spectator, a new 24 hour a day business news and commentary website.
He is also chairman of Melbourne University Publishing.