Global Conference 2010
U.S. Business Editor and New York Bureau Chief, The Economist
Matthew Bishop is the U.S. Business Editor and New York Bureau Chief of The Economist. His newest book is The Road From Ruin: How to Renew Capitalism and Put America Back on Top, written with Michael Green. The two previously collaborated on Philanthrocapitalism, which described the global revolution under way in philanthropy. Bishop is also the author of Essential Economics, the official Economist layperson's guide to economics. Before joining the magazine, Bishop was on the faculty of London Business School, where he co-authored three books for Oxford University Press on subjects ranging from privatization and regulation to corporate mergers. He has served as a member of the Sykes Commission on the investment system in the 21st century and on the Advisors Group of the United Nations International Year of Microcredit 2005. Educated at Oxford University, Bishop has been honored as a "Young Global Leader" by the World Economic Forum.