Duncan Mavin

Author and seasoned international financial journalist for Wall Street Journal

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International financial journalist for Wall Street Journal, Bloomberg News, and more
Author of the critically acclaimed Pyramid of Lies: Lex Greensill and the Multi-Billion Dollar Scandal.

Duncan Mavin is a seasoned international financial journalist and author of the critically acclaimed Pyramid of Lies: Lex Greensill and the Multi-Billion Dollar Scandal.

Born and raised near Newcastle, he studied history at Durham University and spent a decade as a chartered accountant in the City and in Toronto.

He then became a financial reporter and foreign correspondent for Canada’s National Post. Since 2009, he has been a reporter and editor for Dow Jones publications including the Wall Street Journal, based in Hong Kong, London and New York. Duncan wrote and edited the Journal’s influential Heard on the Street column for several years, and was the Journal’s Financial Editor for Europe, the Middle East and Africa. He was also the Managing Editor for Barron’s Group. He has also contributed to podcasts and radio and many live events. His writing has also appeared in Barron’s, Financial News and on Bloomberg News.

He lives with his wife and three sons in the UK, and is a long-suffering fan of Sunderland football club.

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