Alex Brummer is an experienced economic commentator and multi-award-winning journalist.
He has been the City Editor of the Daily Mail since May 2000, where he writes a daily column on economics and finance.
Before the Daily Mail, Alex worked at the Guardian for 26 years.
While at the Guardian, Alex held positions including Financial Correspondent, US Financial and Washington Correspondent, Foreign Editor, Financial Editor and Associate Editor.
In addition, he is also a regular contributor to the Jewish Chronicle and has written extensively on the Holocaust, Israel’s economy, technology and Middle East policy
As an author, his books include:
- The Crunch: How Greed and Incompetence Sparked the Credit Crisis
- The Great Pensions Robbery: How New Labour Betrayed Retirement
- Bad Banks: Greed, Incompetence and the Next Global Crisis.
Bad Banks is a gripping account of the problems and scandals that continue to bedevil the world’s banking system some eight years after the credit crunch.
In 2020, Alex published The Great British Reboot: How the UK Can Thrive in a Turbulent World.
An award-winning journalist, Alex’s awards include:
- Overseas Press Club Award for the Best Foreign Correspondent in the United States
- Best Financial Journalist of the Year at the British Press Awards in 1999
- The Wincott Prize for Senior Financial Journalist of the Year in 2001
- Business Journalist of the Year at the 2006 World Leadership Forum
- Columnist of the Year at the 2007 Worldwork Media Awards
- Business Journalist of the Year at the 2009 London Press Club Awards.
As one of Britain’s top financial journalists, Alex regularly comments on programs such as BBC Financial World This Week and BBC Business Breakfast.
A highly regarded economics speaker, Alex Brummer delivers thought-provoking speeches on several finance-related issues, such as the impact of Brexit on the UK, Europe and international economies.