Martin Arnold has been the FT’s Banking Editor since 2014, leading the global coverage of banks and overseeing the financial services reporting team. His two previous jobs were Deputy Companies Editor, helping to oversee corporate coverage, and Private Equity Correspondent, when he won the BVCA award the BVCA award for “Private Equity Correspondent of the Year” in 2007. Before that, he spent five years as Paris Correspondent, covering the French political scene, the presidential elections, and several industry sectors including finance. Early on in his career he covered technology for FT.com in London, and worked in New York covering consumer industries during the dotcom boom and bust of 1999-2000.
Joy Macknight is deputy editor at The Banker, covering transaction banking and technology. Previously, she was features editor at Profit & Loss, a foreign exchange and derivatives magazine and conference producer. Before that, she was editorial director at Treasury Today and editor at gtnews, which cover corporate treasury. She also worked as staff writer on Banking Technology and IBM Computer Today, as well as a freelancer on Computer Weekly. She has a BSc from the University of Victoria, Canada.
James King is the Africa and Middle East Editor of The Banker. Prior to joining the magazine he worked for the economic research and consulting firm Oxford Business Group, in the United Arab Emirates and Thailand. He has also covered the global energy sector with The Oil & Gas Year, living and working in the US, Brazil, Canada and Peru. Mr King has a BA in International Relations from the University of Exeter and an MA from King’s College London.