Jonathan Rosenthal

The Economist
Africa Editor

Jonathan Rosenthal is The Economist’s London-based Africa Editor and former banking editor. He joined The Economist in 2005 as British business correspondent, having worked for several years at Bloomberg News in London and Johannesburg. Before that he was the mining editor of Business Report, a South African daily newspaper.

His previous roles at The Economist have included European business and finance correspondent, based in Berlin, and British business correspondent in London.

In January 2008, Jonathan won the Feature of the Year award at the WorkWorld Media Awards, and the following year he was named Reporter of the Year. He has appeared on television and radio in several countries including BBC News 24, Sky and on ITV’s “Tonight” programme, among others.

Jonathan wrote The Economist’s 2011 special report on international banking, which examined the reregulation of finance after the crisis.