Simon Rabinovitch (2019 CCMC)

Asia Economics Editor
The Economist

Simon Rabinovitch is Asia Economics Editor of The Economist. He is the author of an essay on the Chinese economy, “The global centre” (published this year), and a special report on the Chinese financial system, “Big but brittle” (2016). He previously served as a correspondent with the Financial Times and Reuters in Beijing, Shanghai and London, reporting on finance and economics. The joint winner of a Society of Publishers in Asia award for coverage of China, Simon’s commentary has appeared on BBC and NPR. He also had a brief stint as a table-tennis reporter during the Beijing Olympics in 2008. Outside of journalism, Simon is National Secretary for the Rhodes Scholarships for China, a scholarship for students to attend the University of Oxford. He has a BA from McGill University and an MPhil from the University of Oxford.