Axel Threlfall

Editor at Large, Reuters

Axel Threlfall is Editor at Large for Reuters, based in London. He was previously Lead Anchor for Reuters Television and also hosts Newsmakers and other high-level special events for Reuters, such as the World Economic Forum morning news show in Davos.

Prior to joining Reuters, he spent four years as one of CNBC’s main presenters in London. Before that, he was a news reporter and editor with The Wall Street Journal in New York and Bloomberg in London. He has also advised businesses and NGOs on their dealings with the international media. Axel is frequently asked to moderate events for international organisations, including the United Nations and the OECD. He has a BA in History from Durham University and a postgraduate degree in journalism from City University, London.