Alex Ntung is an author and a PhD researcher. Alex was born into a family of cattle herders, semi-nomadic, pastoralist people in South Kivu in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). Growing up, he survived extreme hardship and violence on a terrifying scale as he lost many members of his family. Alex experienced wartime violence, genocide first-hand and has been forcibly displaced from his home, country and family. As refugee from the Democratic Republic of Congo who has journeyed to the UK to make a new home, Alex is story is a dangerous and daring, as it is insightful and inspiring.