About 

  • Mark Thompson is the international managing editor of CNN Business. He oversees the creation and publishing of business news, analysis, features and sponsored series from Asia, the Middle East and Europe for CNN Digital.

    Since 2012, Thompson has built a team of writers and editors in Hong Kong, New Delhi, Dubai and London, where he is based. Under his leadership, the global audience for business news on CNN Digital has grown significantly, supporting commercial development in international markets.

    Before joining CNN, Thompson led editorial operations and teams as a managing editor and bureau chief at Reuters. Earlier in his career, he worked as a subeditor for the BBC World Service and a reporter for Knight-Ridder Financial News.

    He is a former trustee of INSI, an organisation that works to keep journalists safe, a graduate of the University of Bradford, and has run a couple of marathons.