About

Patricia Sabga’s career has taken her from Wall Street to the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. A veteran business and global affairs journalist, bestselling author, and content strategist, she specializes in distilling economic and geopolitical subjects into gripping, multi-format narratives.

A master storyteller, Patricia’s body of work spans articles, blogs, books, long and short-form videos, podcasts, live broadcasting and public speaking.  As Managing Business Editor for Al Jazeera Digital, she created the vision and strategy for the organization’s first business and economics vertical .An experienced correspondent, editorial manager, and newsroom leader, she has also worked for PBS NewsHour Weekend, NBC News, CNBC, and CNN. 

Patricia has co-authored three books with her husband, SAS veteran Bob Shepherd. Their first collaboration, The Circuit, exposed malpractice in the private security industry and became a Sunday Times Top Ten Bestseller in hardback and paperback. They also co-authored the critically acclaimed novels The Infidel and The Good Jihadist. 

Patricia’s work is grounded in a body of scholarship that includes an MA in International Relations and International Economics from Johns Hopkins SAIS where she graduated with distinction in Middle East Studies.