Anne McElvoy London, UK

  • Senior Editor and former Public Policy Editor, The Economist (2011-present)
  • Executive Editor of the Evening Standard (2002-2011)
  • Former Times correspondent in Eastern Europe

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The Future of Media Regulation (2012)
The Future of Media Regulation (2012)
On the State of the State Report (2012)
On the State of the State Report (2012)

Biography

Anne McElvoy is Senior Editor of the Economist and was its global Policy Editor from 2010-16. She writes on political and international affairs and runs Economist Radio, the company’s awarding-winning audio arm.

Anne is a former bureau chief in Moscow, Berlin and the Balkans and has also written weekly politics column for the Evening Standard for 15 years.

A presenter of Start the Week on BBC Radio4, and the Moral Maze and Free Thinking for the BBC, Anne is an experienced live broadcaster. She is also the creator of a political history series on Conservatism, Liberalism and Socialism for BBC Radio4 and a new-format debate show, Across the Red Line

She has a First Class Honours Degree in German and Philosophy from Wadham College, Oxford and studied at the Humboldt University in Berlin. Her two books on modern Germany include an international best-seller, Memoirs of a Spymaster, Markus Wolf.

Anne has received the parliamentary Journalist of the Year/Women in Public Life award for her coverage.

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