Francesco Guerrera

Francesco is global economics editor for Breakingviews, based in London. Prior to joining Breakingviews, Francesco was deputy editor with oversight of finance and economics coverage at La Repubblica, one of Italy’s leading publications. Francesco has worked in a variety of reporting and leadership roles at some of the world’s leading publishers. He spent 10 years at the Financial Times working in London, Brussels, Hong Kong and New York. In the latter role, he covered the financial crisis of 2008 to 2009. He then moved to the Wall Street Journal, where he was global financial editor, based in New York. After that, Francesco went back to London to join Politico Europe as chief financial correspondent, covering, among other topics, Britain’s exit from the European Union. He then rejoined Dow Jones as Head of International for Barron’s Group and was later editor-in-chief of GlobalData, the news and data provider. A dual Italian and U.S. national, Francesco has a degree in Journalism and Economics from City University, London.

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