Head of Editorial Board, Bloomberg
Clive Crook is a writer, editor and member of the editorial board at Bloomberg Opinion.
After moving from Britain to the United States in 2005, he was a senior editor at The Atlantic and chief Washington commentator and associate editor of the Financial Times. Previously he worked for more than 20 years at The Economist, as economics correspondent, Washington correspondent, economics editor, and deputy editor. In that last post he helped shape the paper’s editorials across its full range of interests in business, politics and international relations.
He was born in Yorkshire, raised in Lancashire, and educated at the University of Oxford and the London School of Economics. He was an official in H.M. Treasury and has worked as a consultant for the World Bank and as a Guest Scholar at the Brookings Institution.