Matthew Bishop, Senior Editor at The Economist Group, is an award-winning journalist and social entrepreneur. His roles at The Economist have included Business Editor, Wall Street Editor, Globalisation Editor and New York Bureau Chief. He is the author of several books, including ‘Philanthrocapitalism: How Giving Can Save the World’ and ‘The Road From Ruin’, which set out an agenda for the reform of capitalism after the 2008 crash. He is a Member of the World Economic Forum’s Global Agenda Council on Global Governance.
Mr Bishop was the Official Report author of the G8 Taskforce on Social Impact Investment and a Member of the Advisors Group of the UN International Year of Microcredit. He co-founded and advises the #givingtuesday campaign and the Social Progress Index.