Howard Johnson is the BBC’s Philippines Correspondent. Howard is a graduate of Geography from the University of London and Journalism from Harlow College. He has been with BBC News for more than 15 years starting as a receptionist in the Westminster office in 2004. His work has seen him travel to more than 40 countries. His previous postings include Washington DC, Dubai, Delhi and Dhaka. He has been based in Manila since July 2017.