US Business Editor and New York Bureau Chief, The Economist
Matthew Bishop is the US business editor and New York bureau chief of The Economist. He co-founded and advises the #givingtuesday campaign and the Social Progress Index. Bishop is the author of several books, including Philanthrocapitalism: How Giving Can Save the World (described as “important” by President Bill Clinton) and The Road From Ruin. He is a member of the World Economic Forum’s Global Agenda Council on the Role of Business. He is also writing the report of the Taskforce on Social Impact Investment, which was established by the governments of the G8, to be published this September.