John Andrews is an author and journalist specialising in world politics. He is a senior editor for Project Syndicate and a contributing editor for The Economist. In his role as TV interviewer for the annual World Policy Conference, where he regularly interacts with prominent figures in politics, business and economics. His 24-year long career with The Economist included positions in London as industry editor and Asia editor and foreign postings from Singapore and Hong Kong to Brussels, Washington DC, Paris and finally Los Angeles. Before joining The Economist, John Andrews — a graduate from Cambridge in classical and modern Arabic — spent seven years living in the Arab world, first as an academic and then as a journalist.
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