Patrick Foulis. Journalist. The Economist.

Patrick Foulis is The Economist‘s New York Bureau Chief, appointed in 2014. In January 2017 he took over the paper's famous Schumpeter column, which covers global economics, business and finance. 

Patrick joined The Economist in 2008. Between 2014-16 he was US business editor. Before moving to New York he set up a new editorial bureau for The Economist in Mumbai, where he was based for four years as India Business Editor. Prior to that he was Banking Editor and Finance Correspondent.

Patrick has written extensively on the global financial crisis, the eurozone, business and finance in Asia and international corporations. He is the author of The Economist‘s special reports on business in Asia, business in India and banking in emerging markets. He and four colleagues won a Gerald Loeb Award in 2012 for the Economist’s coverage of the eurozone crisis.

Before joining Patrick worked at the Financial Times, where he was deputy editor of the Lex Column, and as a sell-side analyst in London, mainly on UBS Warburg’s number-one ranked European telecoms team. Patrick graduated with a double first class degree in social and political sciences from Cambridge University and was born in Scotland.



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