Richard Curran is a journalist, broadcaster and author. A former deputy editor of The Sunday Business Post, he currently writes for the Sunday Independent and Irish Independent. Richard has been a business journalist for 20 years and is a regular presenter on business and economic affairs on radio. He has made a number of documentaries for RTE Television including Future Shock Property Crash in 2007, and a documentary on the collapse of Irish Nationwide Building Society earlier this year. He also co-wrote a book on Irish Nationwide. Richard is a former business correspondent with RTÉ News.