Dr Andrew Staples

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Global Editorial Director, The Economist Corporate Network


As the Editorial Director and Chief Economist of The Economist Corporate Network, Dr. Andrew Staples sets the editorial agenda for the organisation across Africa, the Middle East, and Asia. Prior to this role, Andrew had been the organisation’s Director for Southeast Asia, as well as the Director for North Asia, where he provided clients with insight and analysis on a range of topics related to the Asian economy. Andrew moderates major events for The Economist and delivers custom briefings to senior executives (including Fortune 500 C-suite) and public figures (including heads of state) in areas such as international political economy, foreign direct investment, corporate strategy, comparative management, Japan, and the broader Asia. He is a regular guest on major international media networks to provide analysis for key economic, political, and business developments.